Coast Guard suspends search for reported person in the water near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard suspends search for reported person in the water near Dauphin Island
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Wednesday. The Coast Guard and other agencies searched 10 square-nautical miles for approximately 4 hours without identifying any signs of distress. There were no correlating reports of missing people near the search area. Watchstanders received a report at 12:20 p.m. of...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS—The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Tuesday. Watchstanders received a report at 12:20 p.m. of a person approximately a half-mile from West End Public Beach in distress. The reporting source said they were only able to see the person’s head and no other identifying...

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 searching for 2 men near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard searching for 2 men near Dauphin Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for two men near Central Public Beach near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 2:47 p.m. of a 17-year-old male and 40-year-old male last seen entering the water from the beach. Involved in the search are: Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island...

Coast Guard rescues person near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard rescues person near Dauphin Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a person on an inflatable raft near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island received a report from the Dauphin Island Police Department of a person on an inflatable raft that appeared to be in distress. Station Dauphin Island boatcrew members launched a 45-foot Response...

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, 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...