Coast Guard, Alabama Department of Marine Resources rescue 3

Coast Guard, Alabama Department of Marine Resources rescue 3
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and Alabama Department of Marine Resources rescued three people in the water 12 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 7:27 a.m. of a collision between a catamaran with four people aboard...

Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescue 19 people in the water

Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescue 19 people in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued 19 people in the water near Santa Rosa, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 5:32 p.m. of a vessel with nine people aboard sinking near Choctawhatchee Bay. A good Samaritan responded and pulled all nine people out of the water but realized his boat was overloaded. Sequentially,...

Coast Guard rescues four people in the water near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard rescues four people in the water near Dauphin Island
The Coast Guard rescued four people in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, May 3, 2017.  (courtesy photo by U.S. Coast Guard) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four people in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification about a capsized 18-foot sailing vessel with four people seen entering the water near the Dauphin Island...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water off Pensacola

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water off Pensacola
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the person in the water approximately 157 nautical miles off of Pensacola, Florida. The search was suspended after searching a total of 434 square nautical miles. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday of a man with dark hair, wearing a red...

Coast Guard searching for person in water off Pensacola

Coast Guard searching for person in water off Pensacola
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately 157 nautical miles off of Pensacola, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday of a man with dark hair, wearing a red shirt, and seen facedown in the water. A passenger aboard the cruise ship initially...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water south of Perdido Pass, Florida

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water south of Perdido Pass, Florida
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a vessel taking on water approximately 11 miles south of Perdido Pass, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at approximately 1:57 p.m. of a 25-foot vessel taking on water with five people aboard. Sector Mobile watchstanders directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast...

Coast Guard assists Okaloosa Sheriffs with people in the water

Coast Guard assists Okaloosa Sheriffs with people in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted Okaloosa Sheriff’s Department in the rescue of four people in the water after their vessel began taking on water near East Pass, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 9:47 a.m. about a vessel taking on water and four people in the water. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Destin 45-foot...

Coast Guard tows a vessel 3 nautical miles southwest of Freemason Island

Coast Guard tows a vessel 3 nautical miles southwest of Freemason Island
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard towed a disabled vessel 3 nautical miles southwest of Freemason Island, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders were notified at 7:00 p.m. Friday that a mariner’s boat had broken down but were unable to establish communication with the mariner. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew was deployed at 10:30...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man near Ship Island, Mississippi

Coast Guard medevacs injured man near Ship Island, Mississippi
USCG File PhotoNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a male from his pleasure craft near Ship Island, Mississippi, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile were notified at 2:31 p.m. that a man had run his pleasure craft aground and sustained a leg injury. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Gulfport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew with three Biloxi Fire Department paramedics...