Coast Guard rescues injured man from sailing vessel

Coast Guard rescues injured man from sailing vessel
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued an injured man from his sailing vessel 15 nautical miles southeast of Sabine Pass, Texas, Saturday. Watchstanders from the Eighth Coast Guard District received...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel south of Dauphin Island

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel south of Dauphin Island
Members from Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island tow a vessel to shore that was disabled approximately 35 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, May 12, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo Courtesy of Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a disabled vessel approximately 35 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Saturday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

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 Air Station Clearwater medevacs crewman from tanker

Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater medevacs crewman from tanker
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 26-year-old man from a tanker approximately 195 nautical miles south-southeast of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center received a report from the Secretaría de Marina (Mexican Naval Secretariat),  that a crewman aboard the gas tanker Prins...

Coast Guard responds after person falls into the water

Coast Guard responds after person falls into the water
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a man who fell out of a boat near Panama City, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a distress call over channel 16 VHF at 1:23 p.m. Watchstanders directed the launch of two response boat crews from Coast Guard Station Panama City and an HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane...

Overdue boaters located clinging to capsized vessel

Overdue boaters located clinging to capsized vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has concluded the search for an overdue vessel with two people aboard, Tuesday. The boaters were located clinging to the hull of their capsized vessel by a good Samaritan vessel, Lady Tierny, approximately 18 miles south-southeast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The Lady Tierny transported the survivors to emergency medical services...

Coast Guard searching for overdue vessel in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard searching for overdue vessel in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel with two people aboard, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report that a 23-foot white Mako commercial fishing vessel with two people on board, last known to be approximately 10 miles west of the Southwest Pass jetties in the Gulf of Mexico, did not return when...

Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board

Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board
Coast Guard file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a person in the water approximately 55 nautical miles south east of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile suspended the search after searching approximately 2,830 square nautical miles for approximately 50 hours. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:52 a.m., Saturday, from the pleasure craft...

Coast Guard searches for a man over board

Coast Guard searches for a man over board
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately 55 nautical miles south east of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:52 a.m. from the pleasure craft Motion Granted, a 41-foot hattaras, that 40-year-old Matthew Willis was overboard. The man was last seen at approximately 2 a.m. Three people...