Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from motor vessel

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from motor vessel
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 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...

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. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

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...

Coast Guard suspends search for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama

Coast Guard suspends search for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search pending new developments for a missing 16-year-old male near Fort Morgan Beach near Gulf Shores, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island and Air Station New Orleans searched the area covering 93 square nautical miles for over 11 hours. Coast Guard Sector Mobile...

Coast Guard searching for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a 16-year-old male last seen swimming near Fort Morgan Beach near Gulf Shores, Alabama, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 1:58 p.m. of the 16-year-old swimming and reportedly being swept under by the rip current in view of Fort Morgan Beach. Involved...

Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board

Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board
Coast Guard file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a person in the water approximately 55 nautical miles south east of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile suspended the search after searching approximately 2,830 square nautical miles for approximately 50 hours. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:52 a.m., Saturday, from the pleasure craft...

Coast Guard searches for a man over board

Coast Guard searches for a man over board
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately 55 nautical miles south east of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:52 a.m. from the pleasure craft Motion Granted, a 41-foot hattaras, that 40-year-old Matthew Willis was overboard. The man was last seen at approximately 2 a.m. Three people...

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...