Coast Guard medevacs man near Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man near Pensacola, Florida
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a charter vessel near Pensacola, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 2 p.m. of a 66-year-old male, aboard the charter vessel Wet Dream, who was reported to be suffering from the bends after a dive. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Pensacola 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium crew with...

Coast Guard sets security zone for Blue Angels Airshow in Pensacola

Coast Guard sets security zone for Blue Angels Airshow in Pensacola
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is scheduled to set up two temporary safety zones in portions of the Gulf of Mexico and the Santa Rosa Sound during the Annual Pensacola Beach Air Show over the Gulf of Mexico at Pensacola Beach, Florida, July 7 and 8 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., Thursday. The Gulf of Mexico safety zone includes all waters 1.75 nautical miles east and 1.5 nautical miles west of position...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Pensacola

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Pensacola
Coast Guard Cutter Marlin file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has ended its search for a person in the water near Pensacola, Florida, Tuesday. Members from Escambia County Sheriff’s Office reported that they recovered a deceased person matching the description of the person in the water approximately 20 yards offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida, at approximately...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Pensacola

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Pensacola
USCG File Photo Pensacola, Fla. – Coast Guard Station Pensacola is searching for a person in the water in Little Sabine Bay, Florida, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call of a person in the water at 5:30 pm, last seen north of Little Sabine Bay. Missing is 26-year-old Mark Nestenius, described as approximately 160 pounds wearing a bright colored shirt and black board...

Coast Guard escorts vessel taking on water

Coast Guard escorts vessel taking on water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard escorted a vessel that was taking on water and experienced an electrical fire 18 nautical miles east of Pensacola, Florida, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a mayday from the sailing vessel Dream Catcher stating that it was taking on water with one person aboard at 10:32 a.m. A good Samaritan, the motor vessel Helene Marie, arrived...

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...