Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard responds to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2 miles west of Cat Island, Mississippi, August 3, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Davis) NEW ORLEANS—The Coast Guard is responding to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing person near West Ship Island

Coast Guard concludes search for missing person near West Ship Island
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard concluded the search for a missing person near West Ship Island near Gulfport, Mississippi, Wednesday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources located the body of the missing person and transported the body to a nearby coroner’s office. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing person near West Ship Island

Coast Guard searching for missing person near West Ship Island
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing person near West Ship Island near Gulfport, Mississippi, Tuesday. The missing person is Kevin Anderson. Coast Guard Station Gulfport watchstanders received a notification at 6:48 a.m. from the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources of an unmanned vessel that had ran ashore near Gulfport Harbor with an active motor. Involved...

Coast Guard ends search for missing person near Cat Island

Coast Guard ends search for missing person near Cat Island
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has ended the search for a man missing near Cat Island, Mississippi, after his body was found Monday. A Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel located the body, and Mississippi Department of Marine Resources recovered it and transferred it to shore where a Mississippi Coroner positively identified the body as the missing person in the water. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received...

Coast Guard tows a vessel 3 nautical miles southwest of Freemason Island

Coast Guard tows a vessel 3 nautical miles southwest of Freemason Island
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard towed a disabled vessel 3 nautical miles southwest of Freemason Island, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders were notified at 7:00 p.m. Friday that a mariner’s boat had broken down but were unable to establish communication with the mariner. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew was deployed at 10:30...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man near Ship Island, Mississippi

Coast Guard medevacs injured man near Ship Island, Mississippi
USCG File PhotoNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a male from his pleasure craft near Ship Island, Mississippi, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile were notified at 2:31 p.m. that a man had run his pleasure craft aground and sustained a leg injury. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Gulfport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew with three Biloxi Fire Department paramedics...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard located a body matching the description of the missing person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor, Mississippi, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 2:33 a.m., Tuesday, that an African-American male, appearing to be 40 years old or older, wearing a white T-shirt, fell into the water and drifted away from shore. A 29-foot Response...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor, Mississippi, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 2:33 a.m. that an African-American male, appearing to be 40 years old or older, wearing a white T-shirt, fell into the water and drifted away from shore. Involved in the search are: – Coast Guard 29-foot Response...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.
PASCAGOULA, Miss.  – Coast Guard and local agencies have suspended their search for the three people who were aboard a Lancair single-engine plane near Pascagoula, Wednesday. Response crews covered more than 3,500 square miles during the search after receiving a report of the missing plane Monday evening. Rescue crews continuously searched for more than 400 hours combined. Coast Guard and local...