Coast Guard medevacs man near Panama City

Coast Guard medevacs man near Panama City
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Panama City medevaced a man from a charter boat approximately 26 nautical miles south of Panama City, Florida, May 24, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Station Panama City NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a charter vessel approximately...

Coast Guard participates in military out load operation

Coast Guard participates in military out load operation
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard worked with partners as part of the Port Readiness Committee to ensure the safe and secure loading of military equipment in the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi, during a military out load operation May 7-8, 2018. Along with partners from the Port Readiness Committee, Coast Guard Sector Mobile oversaw the loading of approximately 150 pieces of military equipment during...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from motor vessel

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from motor vessel
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 59-year-old male from a motor vessel near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 10:38 p.m. Sunday from the master of the motor vessel Asphalt Sailor about a Russian crewmember who was reported...

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. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile,...

Coast Guard medevacs person near Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs person near Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a person from a vessel near Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at approximately 4:20 p.m. that a person aboard a vessel received a leg injury. Sector watchstanders directed the launch of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

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

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Perdido Bay
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 Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was on scene and recovered the body and transferred it...

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 responding to barge fire near Mobile, Alabama

Coast Guard, local agencies responding to barge fire near Mobile, Alabama
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to a barge fire on the Mobile River near Mobile, Alabama, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from Mobile County Fire Department of a barge on fire at mile marker three on the Mobile River at approximately 10 a.m. The barge is carrying scrap metal and is aground on the riverbank. No crewmembers were reported to be aboard...

Coast Guard responds to capsized Coast Guard vessel in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard responds to capsized Coast Guard vessel in Mobile Bay
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a capsized Coast Guard vessel in Mobile Bay near Gaillard Island, Alabama, Thursday. A 26-foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat from Coast Guard Sector Mobile capsized with four crewmembers aboard while they were transiting in Mobile Bay to conduct aids to navigation operations at approximately 10:45 a.m. The crewmembers climbed aboard the vessel’s...