Coast Guard concludes search for missing person near West Ship Island

Coast Guard concludes search for missing person near West Ship Island
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard concluded the search for a missing person near West Ship Island near Gulfport, Mississippi, Wednesday. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources located the body of the missing person and transported the body to a nearby coroner’s office. Coast Guard Station Gulfport watchstanders received a notification at 6:48 a.m. from the Mississippi Department...

Coast Guard searching for missing person near West Ship Island

Coast Guard searching for missing person near West Ship Island
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing person near West Ship Island near Gulfport, Mississippi, Tuesday. The missing person is Kevin Anderson. Coast Guard Station Gulfport watchstanders received a notification at 6:48 a.m. from the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources of an unmanned vessel that had ran ashore near Gulfport Harbor with an active motor. Involved...

Coast Guard ends search for missing 17-year-old

Coast Guard ends search for missing 17-year-old
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The 17-year-old male who was reported missing near Mobile Bay, Alabama, was located safely by the Coast Guard, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew recovered the missing person, Parker Morgan, at 6:27 a.m. after a Good Samaritan located him on Little Sand Island, Mobile, Alabama. The boat crew towed the personal watercraft...

Coast Guard searching for 17-year-old male near Mobile Bay

Coast Guard searching for 17-year-old male near Mobile Bay
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a 17-year-old male reported in the northeastern portion of Mobile Bay, Alabama, Wednesday. Missing is Parker Morgan. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification of a distress call via cell phone at 8:54 p.m. Tuesday explaining that Morgan was on a 2017 red and blue jet ski that had run aground and become disabled south...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Pensacola

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Pensacola
Coast Guard Cutter Marlin file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has ended its search for a person in the water near Pensacola, Florida, Tuesday. Members from Escambia County Sheriff’s Office reported that they recovered a deceased person matching the description of the person in the water approximately 20 yards offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida, at approximately...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Pensacola

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Pensacola
USCG File Photo Pensacola, Fla. – Coast Guard Station Pensacola is searching for a person in the water in Little Sabine Bay, Florida, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call of a person in the water at 5:30 pm, last seen north of Little Sabine Bay. Missing is 26-year-old Mark Nestenius, described as approximately 160 pounds wearing a bright colored shirt and black board...

Coast Guard rescues two people, two dogs in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues two people, two dogs in Lake Pontchartrain
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people and two dogs from a disabled vessel in Lake Pontchartrain, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:00 p.m. that one adult, one child, and two dogs were aboard a disabled inflatable vessel that had started to lose air near the Twin Span and I-11 Bridge in Lake Pontchartrain. Coast Guard Station New Orleans launched...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Southwest Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs man near Southwest Pass, Louisiana
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man near Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Sunday. The Coast Guard’s Eighth District received a report at approximately 6:30 p.m. from the motor vessel Elixer that a 29-year-old Pilipino crewmember was experiencing severe abdominal pain approximately 270 nautical miles from Southwest Pass. The Elixer crew transited closer to Southwest pass where...

Coast Guard ends search for two people in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard ends search for two people in Mobile Bay
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for two people in the water north of Mobile Bay, Alabama, after their bodies were recovered Thursday. Daphne Search and Rescue’s dive team located the bodies of Leo and Frank Scott and transferred them to shore where they were positively identified as the missing individuals. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 1:00...