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...

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 rescues overdue jet skier in Fort Walton Beach Area

Coast Guard rescues overdue jet skier in Fort Walton Beach Area
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a person in the water near Fort Walton Beach, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of an overdue 24-year-old male jet-skier at 10:49 p.m. The man was reported to have fallen in the water at approximately 8:00 p.m. Coast Guard Station Destin launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew, which located the male and transferred him...

Coast Guard tows vessel near Destin

Coast Guard tows vessel near Destin
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard towed a vessel with one person on board near Destin, Fl., Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call from a person on the beach reporting a vessel light signaling S.O.S., an international code signal of distress, at 5:16 a.m. Watchstanders diverted a...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat near Destin

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat near Destin
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from 7 miles offshore near Destin, Florida, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 8:29 a.m. of a 20-year-old male suffering from seizure-like symptoms while fishing offshore. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Station Destin 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew at 8:53 a.m. The boatcrew...

Coast Guard medevacs man off Destin, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man off 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 medevaced a man two nautical miles from Destin, Florida, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report at 7:02 p.m. of a crewmember displaying symptoms of a heart attack aboard the towing vessel MIDAS. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard...