Coast Guard, Gulfport Fire Department extinguish fire aboard Coast Guard Cutter Brant

Coast Guard, Gulfport Fire Department extinguish fire aboard Coast Guard Cutter Brant
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Members from Gulfport Fire Department and a Coast Guard member extinguish a fire aboard Coast Guard Cutter Brant, which was moored in Gulfport, Mississippi, October 18, 2017. The two Coast Guard members who were aboard the vessel were evaluated by emergency medical services and have been released (U.S....

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge
The Coast Guard responds to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2 miles west of Cat Island, Mississippi, August 3, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Davis) NEW ORLEANS—The Coast Guard is responding to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2 miles west of Cat Island, Mississippi, Thursday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

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 rescues lift boat crewmembers

Coast Guard rescues lift boat crewmembers
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four crewmembers aboard the lift boat Superior Trust, as it became unstable near Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 3:19 a.m. reporting one of the Superior Trust’s legs failed and made contact with a natural gas platform’s walkway resulting in approximately 10 gallons of oil discharge. Coast...

Coast Guard and good Samaritan responds to vessel fire

Coast Guard and good Samaritan responds to vessel fire
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are responding to the report of a vessel on fire approximately 150 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center received a report at 3:28 a.m. from the National Command Center of an electrical fire in the engine room of the motor vessel Alliance St Louis. Coast Guard Aviation...

Coast Guard searches for missing man off Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard searches for missing man off Port Aransas, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews are continuing to search for a missing 21-year-old man who went missing near Horace Caldwell Pier in Port Aransas, Saturday afternoon. Missing is Patrick Clark, a 5-foot 8-inch black man last seen wearing a white tank top and black shorts. The Coast Guard joined the search with lifeguards and Port Aransas Police Department personnel after being notified at...

Coast Guard crews locate 2 missing divers in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard crews locate 2 missing divers in Gulf of Mexico
A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew stands with two rescued divers after they were located and rescued Saturday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two overdue divers offshore from San Jose Island, Texas, Saturday afternoon. Two San Antonio men, Dennis Garrett, 51, and Robert Holms, 46, were diving approximately...

Coast Guard Cutter Brant rescues 4 Mexican poachers from sinking boat

Coast Guard Cutter Brant rescues 4 Mexican poachers from sinking boat
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews rescued four Mexican nationals from their sinking boat Saturday, after they were spotted illegally fishing north of the U.S./Mexico maritime border. At approximately 8 p.m. Saturday, a crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Brant, an 87-foot coastal patrol boat, spotted a Mexican boatcrew poaching fish in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone, 30 miles off...