Coast Guard medevacs man from sailing vessel

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailing vessel
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a sailing vessel near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 12:28 p.m. of a crewmember experiencing heart attack symptoms aboard a sailing vessel approximately two nautical miles outside of Bon Secour Bay. Watchstanders directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

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 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 tows vessel taking on water

Coast Guard tows vessel taking on water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard towed a vessel taking on water with three people aboard approximately 30 miles south of Gulf Shores, Alabama, Sunday night. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report of the vessel taking on water at approximately 8:34 p.m., Sunday. Sector Mobile watchstanders directed the launch of 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crews from...

Coast Guard medevacs injured crewmember

Coast Guard medevacs injured crewmember
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a male crewmember aboard a fishing vessel near Fort Morgan, Alabama, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 11:50 a.m. that a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel, Billy B, was injured and requested a medevac. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 45 foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew that was conducting...

Coast Guard rescues two people from vessel taking on water

Coast Guard rescues two people from vessel taking on water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a vessel taking on water approximately 2 miles offshore Fort Morgan, Alabama, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 10:20 p.m. that a 24-foot pleasure craft with two people on board was taking on water approximately 2 miles offshore Fort Morgan. Watchstanders directed the launch of a 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Fantasy near Fort Morgan, Alabama

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Fantasy near Fort Morgan, Alabama
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship approximately 9 miles southeast of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a request at 8:43 p.m. from the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy for a medevac of a 54-year-old woman who had an injured shoulder. Sector Mobile directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, 2 dogs

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, 2 dogs
The Coast Guard rescues three men and two dogs near Dauphin Island, Alabama, October 12, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three men and two dogs from a sinking vessel near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 10:18 a.m. of a vessel that was taking on...

Coast Guard searching for 3 along eastern Gulf Coast

Coast Guard searching for 3 along eastern Gulf Coast
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a three missing boaters, Sunday. Frank Fersch, 66, Joseph Cavaness, 74, and Sheryl Perkins, 60, were reported missing by family members to Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders, Friday evening. The group was piloting the 46-foot sailing vessel Eikia, from Fort Meyers, Florida to Dauphin Island, Alabama, and has failed to contact the family...