Coast Guard medevacs man near Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man near Pensacola, Florida
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a charter vessel near Pensacola, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 2 p.m. of a 66-year-old male, aboard the charter vessel Wet Dream, who was reported to be suffering from the bends after a dive. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Pensacola 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium crew with...

Coast Guard medevacs 56-year-old man near Destin, FL

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man aboard a pleasure craft near Destin, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 12:48 p.m. of a 56-year-old man reportedly having difficulty breathing and going in and out of consciousness aboard a pleasure craft. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station Destin 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew and a 45-foot...

Coast Guard ends search for missing 17-year-old

Coast Guard ends search for missing 17-year-old
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The 17-year-old male who was reported missing near Mobile Bay, Alabama, was located safely by the Coast Guard, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew recovered the missing person, Parker Morgan, at 6:27 a.m. after a Good Samaritan located him on Little Sand Island, Mobile, Alabama. The boat crew towed the personal watercraft...

Coast Guard searching for 17-year-old male near Mobile Bay

Coast Guard searching for 17-year-old male near Mobile Bay
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a 17-year-old male reported in the northeastern portion of Mobile Bay, Alabama, Wednesday. Missing is Parker Morgan. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification of a distress call via cell phone at 8:54 p.m. Tuesday explaining that Morgan was on a 2017 red and blue jet ski that had run aground and become disabled south...

Coast Guard transports 6 people from disabled vessel

Coast Guard transports 6 people from disabled vessel
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old woman and transported five people from a disabled vessel near Sand Island, Mississippi, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a notification at approximately 6 p.m. of the disabled vessel with a woman aboard going in and...

Coast Guard sets security zone for Blue Angels Airshow in Pensacola

Coast Guard sets security zone for Blue Angels Airshow in Pensacola
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is scheduled to set up two temporary safety zones in portions of the Gulf of Mexico and the Santa Rosa Sound during the Annual Pensacola Beach Air Show over the Gulf of Mexico at Pensacola Beach, Florida, July 7 and 8 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., Thursday. The Gulf of Mexico safety zone includes all waters 1.75 nautical miles east and 1.5 nautical miles west of position...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a person in the water near Port St. Joe, Florida, at 3:39 p.m., Wednesday. The Coast Guard searched approximately 7 square nautical miles for approximately nine hours. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report Tuesday at 7:35 p.m. from Gulf County Sheriff’s Office of a jet skier who went into the water and...

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Port St. Joe

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Port St. Joe
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Port St. Joe, Florida, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report Tuesday at 7:35 p.m. from Gulf County Sheriff’s Office of a jet skier who went into the water and didn’t resurface after a collision between a jet ski and a boat. Missing is 19-year-old Henrey Alexander Wise VI,...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Pensacola

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Pensacola
USCG File Photo Pensacola, Fla. – Coast Guard Station Pensacola is searching for a person in the water in Little Sabine Bay, Florida, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call of a person in the water at 5:30 pm, last seen north of Little Sabine Bay. Missing is 26-year-old Mark Nestenius, described as approximately 160 pounds wearing a bright colored shirt and black board...