Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay to continue through the night

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay to continue through the night
USCG MH-65C file photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers MOBILE – The multi-agency search for three missing boaters in the Mobile Bay area will continue through Tuesday night. The number of missing people was reduced to three when a body was recovered in the vicinity of an offshore gas platform in Mobile Bay earlier today. A Good Samaritan discovered the body while fishing in the area,...

From the Bridge Wing 11-17-13

From the Bridge Wing 11-17-13
Today in Coast Guard History 1791 – Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton fixed the value of rations at a “generous” 12 cents per day for each man in Revenue Marine. 1973 – The “Largest Icebreaker in the Western World,” Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star, was launched. 1983 – LT Edith Munro, USCGR, a World War II SPAR veteran and the mother of Coast Guard hero...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Turkish crewman in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Turkish crewman in Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing 26-year-old Turkish crewman approximately 230 miles south of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico Thursday evening. Coast Guard aircrews from Air Station New Orleans, Air Station Clearwater, Fla., and Aviation Training Center Mobile, Ala., searched a total of more than 27,700 square-miles for 18 hours in an effort to locate the missing...

Coast Guard helicopter crew medevacs man from fishing vessel

NEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans medically evacuated a man from a fishing vessel approximately 35 miles southwest of Morgan City, La., Thursday.

Coast Guard responds after dredge barge hits oil wellhead

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating an allision between a towing vessel and a wellhead in the Barataria Waterway at approximately 1 a.m., Tuesday.

Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash

NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three people Monday after their helicopter crashed approximately 80 miles south of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Panama City

MOBILE, Ala. – The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday for a swimmer reported missing near Panama City, Fla.

Coast Guard responds to report of missing person near Panama City

MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a missing person near Panama City, Fla. Saturday.

Coast Guard medevacs injured man near Lake Salvatore

NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard medevaced a man off a skiff that ran aground near Lake Salvatore, La., Thursday.