Coast Guard rescues man, 2 dogs from disabled vessel

Coast Guard rescues man, 2 dogs from disabled vessel
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a 60-year-old man and two dogs from a disabled vessel in Bayou Cumbest, Mississippi, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of a disabled vessel with a man and two dogs aboard at approximately 4 a.m. Sector watchstanders directed the launch of an MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 4 people from vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 4 people from 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 and good Samaritans rescued four people from a vessel 3 nautical miles south of Bayou La Batre, Alabama, Wednesday. The Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders received an alert at 10 a.m. from an emergency position indicating radio beacon registered to the...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat
USCG 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File PhotoNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man who received a hand injury aboard a fishing vessel approximately 31 miles southeast of Pensacola Bay, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of the injured man at 4:49 a.m. and directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Pensacola...

Coast Guard assists mariners in Pascagoula Channel

Coast Guard assists mariners in Pascagoula Channel
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three mariners in the Pascagoula Channel in Mississippi, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 1 p.m. of a 34-foot catamaran that became disabled upon its arrival to Pascagoula Channel on its voyage from Dauphin Island,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing swimmer off the coast of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Tuesday. One body was recovered by a Coast Guard Station Destin boatcrew at 6:22 p.m., Monday. The second body was located ashore and recovered by Fort Morgan Fire Rescue at noon, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call from Baldwin County 9-1-1...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing swimmer off the coast of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call from Baldwin County 9-1-1 at 5:30 p.m., Monday, of two individuals who reportedly entered the water to assist a person in distress. The person in distress made it back to shore, however, the two individuals...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for Mobile and New Orleans

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for Mobile and New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has continued securing its area of responsibility and adjusting port conditions along the Gulf Coast as the threat of Hurricane Nate continues to move north, Saturday. The Coast Guard has set Port Condition Zulu for the New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama, captain of the port zones. Port Condition Zulu suspends all port operations and is set when gale force winds are...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for Mobile, Alabama

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for Mobile, Alabama
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has begun securing its area of responsibility and adjusting port conditions along the Gulf Coast as the threat of Tropical Storm Nate continues to move north Thursday. The Coast Guard has set Port Condition Yankee for the Mobile, Ala., Captain of the Port Zone. Port Condition Yankee is set when gale force winds are possible within 24 hours. All commercial vessels and...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Mobile, Alabama

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Mobile, Alabama
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has begun securing its area of responsibility and adjusting port conditions along the Gulf Coast as the threat of Tropical Storm Nate continues to move north Thursday. The Coast Guard has set Port Condition X-Ray for the Mobile Captain of the Port Zone. Port Condition X-Ray is set when gale force winds are possible within 48 hours. All commercial vessels and ocean going...