Coast Guard medevacs man near Panama City

Coast Guard medevacs man near Panama City
A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Panama City medevaced a man from a charter boat approximately 26 nautical miles south of Panama City, Florida, May 24, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Station Panama City NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a charter vessel approximately 26 nautical miles south of Panama City, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard ends search for reported person in the water near Panama City

Coast Guard ends search for reported person in the water near Panama City
Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo NEW ORLEANS – With no reports of missing persons, the Coast Guard has ended its search for a reported person in the water near Panama City, Florida, Wednesday. The Coast Guard searched 998 miles for 26 hours. Coast Guard Station Panama City received a report at 7:30 p.m. Monday of a swimmer seen struggling, submerging and not resurfacing near south Panama...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Panama City

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Panama City
Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a reported person in the water near Panama City, Florida. Coast Guard Station Panama City received a report at 7:30 p.m., Monday of a swimmer seen struggling, submerging and not resurfacing near south Panama City beach. Involved in the search are: Coast Guard Station Panama City Response Boat-Medium boatcrew Coast...

Coast Guard rescues boaters in St. Andrews Bay

Coast Guard rescues boaters in St. Andrews Bay
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued five people after their recreational vessel ran into a jetty inside St. Andrews Bay near Panama City, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Station Panama City watchstanders received a report at 8:39 p.m. from a fisherman about a recreational vessel with eight passengers aboard running into the jetty inside St. Andrews...

Coast Guard responds after person falls into the water

Coast Guard responds after person falls into the water
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a man who fell out of a boat near Panama City, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a distress call over channel 16 VHF at 1:23 p.m. Watchstanders directed the launch of two response boat crews from Coast Guard Station Panama City and an HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of two fishermen

Coast Guard assists in rescue of two fishermen
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard located two fishermen drifting in a life boat off of Panama City, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received notification at 9 p.m. Friday from the Eighth Coast Guard District Command Center of an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) signal coming from the area of the Panama City coastline. The Franklin...

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 rescues 3 after boat sinks near Saint Andrews Pass

Coast Guard rescues 3 after boat sinks near Saint Andrews Pass
A Coast Guard Station Panama City boatcrew rescued three people from the water after their boat sank approximately 3 nautical miles east of Saint Andrews Pass, Florida, July 31, 2017. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water after their boat sank near Saint Andrews Pass, Florida, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report of a vessel sinking approximately...

Coast Guard medevacs 51-year-old man

Coast Guard medevacs 51-year-old man
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 51-year-old man from a fishing vessel nine nautical miles south of St. Andrews Bay, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 9:15 a.m. of a man aboard a 50-foot charter boat suffering from reported heart attack-like symptoms. Watchstanders directed the launch...