Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water south of Perdido Pass, Florida

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water south of Perdido Pass, Florida
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a vessel taking on water approximately 11 miles south of Perdido Pass, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at approximately 1:57 p.m. of a 25-foot vessel taking on water with five people aboard. Sector Mobile watchstanders directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast...

Coast Guard tows vessel taking on water

Coast Guard tows vessel taking on water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard towed a vessel taking on water with three people aboard approximately 30 miles south of Gulf Shores, Alabama, Sunday night. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report of the vessel taking on water at approximately 8:34 p.m., Sunday. Sector Mobile watchstanders directed the launch of 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crews from...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Pensacola

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Pensacola
NEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard response boat crew medevaced a fisherman near Pensacola, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Station Pensacola received a report at 10:01 a.m. by the fishing vessel, Jesse Ann, that one of their crewmembers suffered a laceration to his hand. A Coast Guard flight surgeon recommended an immediate medevac. The 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew transported the patient to Quietwater...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies have suspended the search for a person in the water near Navarre Beach, Florida, Thursday after Florida Fish and Wildlife received a report that the man was discovered to be safe in his home. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 10 p.m. Wednesday that Mitchel Overcash, a 31-year-old man fell off a boat in Navarre Sound east...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Navarre Beach

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Navarre Beach
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Navarre Beach, Florida, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:18 p.m. Tuesday that Jay Wiley Evans, a 64-year-old Caucasian male, had not returned from his daily swim off of Navarre Beach. Involved in the search are: Coast Guard Station Pensacola 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew Two Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard searching for missing teenager near Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing teenager near Pensacola, Florida
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Alabama Marine Police, Escambia County Sherriff’s Office and Fire Rescue personnel, Naval Air Station Pensacola Dive Team, and good Samaritans are searching for a missing teenage boy near Pensacola, Florida, Saturday. The teenager, age 13, was reported missing to Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders, at 12:05 p.m. Saturday. He...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Pensacola

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Pensacola
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation, National Park Service, and Escambia County Sherriff’s Office are searching for a missing man near Pensacola, Florida, Wednesday. James Bradley Gunther, 62, was reported missing by his family to Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders, at about 1:40 p.m. Tuesday. Gunther was piloting a sailing vessel from Gulf Shores,...

Coast Guard rescues three divers 13 miles off Pensacola

Coast Guard rescues three divers 13 miles off Pensacola
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three divers separated from their boat, 13 miles off the coast of Pensacola, Fla., Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification that three men aboard a 26-foot pleasure craft were overdue from their fishing and diving trip at 9 p.m. Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile issued an urgent marine-information broadcast after receiving initial notification. A...

Multiple Coast Guard units respond after sailing regatta is struck by severe weather

Multiple Coast Guard units respond after sailing regatta is struck by severe weather
The Coast Guard rescued one person near Dauphin Island at approximately 9 p.m. Saturday. Search and rescue efforts are ongoing with at least four persons still reported missing. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 4:30 p.m. that a sailing regatta in Mobile Bay was struck by severe weather causing multiple vessels to capsize and leaving multiple people on the water. Coast...