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 assists disabled vessel south of Navarre, Florida

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel south of Navarre, Florida
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a disabled vessel with four people aboard approximately 60 miles south of Navarre, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District Command Center in New Orleans received a notification at 9:52 a.m. of an activated personal locator beacon registered to a 24-foot boat south of Navarre. District watchstanders directed the launch of Coast Guard...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel south of Vermillion Bay

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel south of Vermillion Bay
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Skipjack file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kevin Metcalf. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a disabled vessel approximately 17 miles south of Vermillion Bay, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:00 a.m. that a fishing vessel had received a radio transmission from someone aboard another vessel stating that his vessel...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard rescues 4 people near Dauphin Island
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four survivors from a capsized vessel near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 11:18 a.m. of a capsized vessel with four people aboard including two children in Katrina Cut on the north side of the Intracoastal Waterway. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island launched a 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew, and Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs 66-year-old man off cruise ship Carnival Fantasy

Coast Guard medevacs 66-year-old man off cruise ship Carnival Fantasy
USCG File PhotoNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 66-year-old man from the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy approximately 170 nautical miles south of Mobile, Alabama, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from the Carnival Fantasy of a passenger suffering heart-attack symptoms and requested a medevac. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana
CAMERON, Louisiana — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday evening, for a diver that went missing Friday afternoon approximately 35 miles south of Cameron. Missing is Chet Cassell, a male in his mid 40s from Alexandria. Approximately 1,860 square miles have been searched over two days, including 14 aircraft searches and 11 surface searches. Air assets involved in the search included a Coast...

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photoCAMERON, Louisiana — The Coast Guard continued searching Saturday for a diver that went missing Friday afternoon approximately 35 miles south of Cameron. Missing is Chet Cassell, a male in his mid 40s from Alexandria. He was last seen wearing a black wetsuit with orange fins. Approximately 1,600 square miles have been searched over a period of 26 hours. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searches for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard searches for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photoCAMERON, Louisiana — The Coast Guard is searching for a diver that went missing Friday afternoon approximately 35 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana. Missing is Chet Castle, a male in his mid 40s. He was last seen wearing a black wetsuit with orange fins. At 4 p.m., a Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, Alabama, HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew overheard...