Coast Guard ends search for 2 men near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard ends search for 2 men near Dauphin Island
Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for two men near Central Public Beach near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Friday. A body was recovered at 6:07 p.m. Thursday and the second at 8:28 a.m. Friday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 2:47 p.m. Thursday of a 17-year-old male and 40-year-old male last seen entering the water...

Coast Guard rescues 9 from boat taking on water

Coast Guard rescues 9 from boat taking on water
Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued nine people from a sinking boat approximately 115 nautical miles south of Destin, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call at about 9 p.m. Friday that a 61-foot sportfisher boat was taking on water approximately 115 nautical miles south of Destin. Involved in the rescue were: HC-144...

Coast Guard ends search for reported person in the water near Panama City

Coast Guard ends search for reported person in the water near Panama City
Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo NEW ORLEANS – With no reports of missing persons, the Coast Guard has ended its search for a reported person in the water near Panama City, Florida, Wednesday. The Coast Guard searched 998 miles for 26 hours. Coast Guard Station Panama City received a report at 7:30 p.m. Monday of a swimmer seen struggling, submerging and not resurfacing near south Panama...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Panama City

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Panama City
Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a reported person in the water near Panama City, Florida. Coast Guard Station Panama City received a report at 7:30 p.m., Monday of a swimmer seen struggling, submerging and not resurfacing near south Panama City beach. Involved in the search are: Coast Guard Station Panama City Response Boat-Medium boatcrew Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs stabbing victims

Coast Guard medevacs stabbing victims
Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced two men who were reportedly stabbed aboard a fishing vessel 40 miles south of Pensacola, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report of two crewmembers reportedly being stabbed by a third crewmember aboard the commercial fishing vessel Billy B. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after boat sinks near Saint Andrews Pass

Coast Guard rescues 3 after boat sinks near Saint Andrews Pass
A Coast Guard Station Panama City boatcrew rescued three people from the water after their boat sank approximately 3 nautical miles east of Saint Andrews Pass, Florida, July 31, 2017. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water after their boat sank near Saint Andrews Pass, Florida, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report of a vessel sinking approximately...

Coast Guard, other agencies searching for man off Panama City Beach

Coast Guard, other agencies searching for man off Panama City Beach
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a thirty-year-old man in the water off of Panama City Beach, Florida, near Shark’s Beachfront, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 1:39 p.m. of a Caucasian male wearing black and red shorts potentially in distress. He was reported to have entered the water and did not resurface. Assisting in the search are: –      ...

Coast Guard crews locate person in the water

Coast Guard crews locate person in the water
PONCE DE LEON INLET, Fla. — The Coast Guard located a person in the water Sunday night approximately 22 miles off the coast of Ponce de Leon Inlet. Donnie Clark, a 45-year-old man, was found alive and in stable condition. Coast Guardsmen aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Station Ponce de Leon Inlet located Clark and pulled him aboard their boat. Clark was taken to Station Ponce de Leon Inlet...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search efforts for a missing kayaker off the coast of Mayport, Tuesday evening. The Coast Guard searched more than 4,435 square miles for Garth Sangree. “Despite the exemplary efforts of our local, state and federal partners, we are unfortunately unable to bring Garth home,” said Capt. Thomas Allan, commanding officer of Coast Guard...