Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man from fishing vessel

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man from fishing vessel
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from 12 nautical miles south of Grand Isle, La., Saturday. Coast Guard New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 4:38 p.m. of a 62-year-old man aboard a fishing vessel suffering from prolonged flu-like symptoms who had fallen out of his rack and sustained face, neck, and back injuries. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast...

Coast Guard tows vessel near Destin

Coast Guard tows vessel near Destin
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard towed a vessel with one person on board near Destin, Fl., Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call from a person on the beach reporting a vessel light signaling S.O.S., an international code signal of distress, at 5:16 a.m. Watchstanders diverted a...

Coast Guard ends search for possible missing person in the water

Coast Guard ends search for possible missing person in the water
USCG FIle Photo SAN PEDRO — The Coast Guard and Ventura County Fire Department have ended their search for a possible person in the water near Mandalay State Beach, Calif., Thursday. The individual’s brother contacted local authorities at informing them that he was safe. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center received notification of a possible missing person...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing person in the water

Coast Guard searching for possible missing person in the water
SAN PEDRO – The Coast Guard and Venture County Fire Department are searching for a possible person in the water near Mandalay State Beach, Calif., Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center received notification of a possible missing person in the water at 2:15 p.m. The individual was described to be a caucasian male, appearing to be in his twenties with...

Coast Guard medevacs 58-year-old man near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard medevacs 58-year-old man near Dauphin Island
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from 12 nautical miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Wednesday. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island watchstanders received a call at 5:55 p.m. reporting a 58-year-old man suffering heart attack-like symptoms. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders directed the launch of a Station Dauphin Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew at...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 4 dogs from sinking vessel in Puget Sound

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 4 dogs from sinking vessel in Puget Sound
USCG File Photo SEATTLE – The Coast Guard rescued two people and four dogs from a vessel taking on water 1.5 miles east of Point No Point in Puget Sound, Tuesday night. A Coast Guard Station Seattle crewmember plugged a hull in the vessel and used a dewatering pump to stabilize the situation before the remainder of the rescue crew towed the boat, people and pets to Edmonds Marina. Watchstanders in...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat near Destin

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat near Destin
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from 7 miles offshore near Destin, Florida, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 8:29 a.m. of a 20-year-old male suffering from seizure-like symptoms while fishing offshore. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Station Destin 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew at 8:53 a.m. The boatcrew...

Coast Guard ends search for missing person near Cat Island

Coast Guard ends search for missing person near Cat Island
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has ended the search for a man missing near Cat Island, Mississippi, after his body was found Monday. A Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel located the body, and Mississippi Department of Marine Resources recovered it and transferred it to shore where a Mississippi Coroner positively identified the body as the missing person in the water. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received...

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat capsizes near Aneclote Key, Fla

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat capsizes near Aneclote Key, Fla
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photoST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued four people after their 19-foot boat capsized six miles northwest of Aneclote Key. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a call on VHF-FM channel 16 radio at 6:27 p.m., from a mariner reporting he was taking on water with three other people aboard his boat and was approximately...