Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Destin

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Destin
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is actively searching for an unconfirmed person in the water near the Okaloosa County Pier in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at approximately 1:20 p.m of a possible person in the water. Two people were seen...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman from Catamaran Pecan

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman from Catamaran Pecan
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man who was fishing 20 nautical miles south of Destin,Friday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a request for medical assistance from the catamaran...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Destin Jetties

Coast Guard medevacs man near Destin Jetties
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man near Destin, Florida, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Destin received a distress call on VHF Channel 16 from a man on a personal watercraft suffering a shoulder injury near the Destin Jetties. Station Destin launched a 45-foot Response Boat–Medium...

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man near Destin

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man near Destin
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from his vessel in Destin Harbor near Destin, Florida, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at 7:51 a.m. from the 62-year-old man with leg pain on an anchored sailing vessel in Destin Harbor. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Station Destin 24-foot Special...

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 responds to boat taking on water

Coast Guard responds to boat taking on water
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel taking on water approximately 40 miles south of Choctawhatchee Bay in Destin, Florida, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 5:50 a.m. that the 50-foot fishing vessel Jean Marie was taking on water. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists unconscious woman in Destin, Florida

Coast Guard assists unconscious woman in Destin, Florida
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard assisted a woman who was reportedly going in and out of consciousness 14 miles southwest of Destin Harbor, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 6:30 p.m. of a 73-year-old woman aboard a fishing vessel going...

Coast Guard tows disabled vessel near Destin Pass

Coast Guard tows disabled vessel near Destin Pass
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard towed a disabled vessel from 22 nautical miles southwest of Destin Pass, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 11:05 p.m. Friday of a disabled 23-foot vessel with five people on board. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Aviation...

Coast Guard medevacs injured woman in Destin

Coast Guard medevacs injured woman in Destin
USCG File PhotoNEW ORLEANS– The Coast Guard assisted a woman with a reported back injury at Crab Island in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Destin received a report at 11:40 a.m. of a woman who sustained a back injury at Crab Island. A 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Destin arrived on scene at 11:50 a.m. The crew discovered the woman was aboard a...