Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Perdido Bay

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Perdido Bay
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended the search for a person in the water near Perdido Bay, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew that they had located a body in Perdido Bay. Florida...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for a person in the water near Perdido Bay

Coast Guard, local agencies search for a person in the water near Perdido Bay
Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Perdido Bay, Alabama. Coast Guard Station Pensacola received a report from Escambia County Sheriff’s Office of a 20-foot pontoon boat that was beached near Ono Island at 7:19 p.m., Sunday. Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission located a man near the pontoon boat who reported...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for a person in the water near South Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for a person in the water near South Pass, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near South Pass, Louisiana, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:33 a.m. from a good Samaritan that two men were found on the beach at South Pass after their vessel capsized. A survivor reported that a 60-year-old...

Coast Guard medevacs 5 injured boaters

Coast Guard medevacs 5 injured boaters
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced five injured boaters 23 nautical miles southeast of Venice, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a Mayday call on VHF-FM Channel 16 at 12:03 a.m. from a boater stating they had struck a decommissioned rig and multiple persons on board had suffered...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near New Orleans

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to an oil spill near mile marker 100 on the lower Mississippi River near New Orleans, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 10:30 a.m. of the Singapore-flagged vessel, Pac Antares, hit a pier on Thursday morning causing an estimated 4,200 gallons of oil fuel to discharge. The vessel is currently...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker off Southwest Pass

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker off Southwest Pass
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a tanker ship approximately 118 nautical miles southwest of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a request from the M/V Garden State to medevac a crewmember who was suffering vision loss in one eye. Watchstanders directed...

Coast Guard suspends search for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama

Coast Guard suspends search for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search pending new developments for a missing 16-year-old male near Fort Morgan Beach near Gulf Shores, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island and Air Station New Orleans searched the area covering 93 square nautical miles for over 11 hours. Coast Guard Sector Mobile...

Coast Guard searching for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a 16-year-old male last seen swimming near Fort Morgan Beach near Gulf Shores, Alabama, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 1:58 p.m. of the 16-year-old swimming and reportedly being swept under by the rip current in view of Fort Morgan Beach. Involved...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel near Grand Isle

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel near Grand Isle
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard located and towed a vessel that became disabled near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 5:32 p.m. Wednesday of an overdue 32-foot vessel with one person aboard that didn’t arrive Tuesday as scheduled. Coast...