Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay continues

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay continues
MOBILE – The multi-agency search for three missing boaters in the Mobile Bay area will continue through Wednesday evening into Thursday. Since the search began, rescue crews have searched 6,595 square miles and 75 miles of shoreline in Mobile Bay and surrounding areas. Today’s response consisted of: Two Coast Guard Auxiliary fixed-wing aircraft crews. One Mobile County Air fixed-wing aircraft...

Coast Guard launches investigation involving Mexican national in Brownsville Ship Channel

Coast Guard launches investigation involving Mexican national in Brownsville Ship Channel
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — The Coast Guard is investigating to determine a possible connection between the death of a Mexican national and a Coast Guard patrol craft operating in the vicinity of the Brownsville Ship Channel after Brownsville law enforcement discovered the body of a female Friday morning. A Coast Guard small boat had been operating in the general area the preceding evening. Consistent...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 37 miles off Manasquan Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 37 miles off Manasquan Inlet, NJ
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman Wednesday approximately 37 miles east of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey. Crew members from the 45-foot fishing boat Vengeance notified watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay on VHF marine radio channel 16 at 9:27 a.m., stating one of their crew members was experiencing seizure-like symptoms. A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light hosts wreath laying for Exercise Tiger

Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light hosts wreath laying for Exercise Tiger
A Navy service member plays taps on a bugle during a wreath laying ceremony at Barnegat Inlet, N.J., Tuesday, April 28, 2015 (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef) BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — The crew of Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light hosted a remembrance ceremony and wreath laying on Long Beach Island Tuesday to honor those who fought in The Battle of Exercise Tiger April...

Coast Guard releases name of deceased man found in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard releases name of deceased man found in Mobile Bay
MOBILE – Coast Guard and Alabama Law Enforcement Agency representatives released the name of the deceased man located yesterday morning. William Glenn Massey, a 67-year old Daphne, Alabama resident was recovered in the vicinity of an offshore gas platform in Mobile Bay, Tuesday. A Good Samaritan discovered the body while fishing in the area, and alerted first responders who recovered the individual....

Coast Guard rescues 2 after sailboat runs aground and capsizes west of Egmont Key, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues 2 after sailboat runs aground and capsizes west of Egmont Key, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued two people after their 38-foot sailboat ran aground and capsized west of Egmont Key, Florida, Wednesday. At 7:15 a.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg received a report of an aground sailboat taking water over the bow with two people aboard. At 7:17 a.m. a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew from the station was launched. While...

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay to continue through the night

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay to continue through the night
USCG MH-65C file photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers MOBILE – The multi-agency search for three missing boaters in the Mobile Bay area will continue through Tuesday night. The number of missing people was reduced to three when a body was recovered in the vicinity of an offshore gas platform in Mobile Bay earlier today. A Good Samaritan discovered the body while fishing in the area,...

Body of one of the missing boaters in Mobile Bay located

Body of one of the missing boaters in Mobile Bay located
MOBILE – A body was recovered in the vicinity of an offshore gas platform in Mobile Bay, earlier today. A Good Samaritan discovered the body while fishing in the area, and alerted first responders who recovered the individual. The body was brought to Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island. The Coast Guard and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency have confirmed this person is one of the individuals missing...

Coast Guard seeks public comment on proposed work to Steamboat Slough Bridge near Everett, Wash.

Coast Guard seeks public comment on proposed work to Steamboat Slough Bridge near Everett, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is seeking public comment on a request for proposed work to the Steamboat Slough Bridge near Everett, Wash. The commander, Coast Guard 13th District, has received an application from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company requesting approval of the location and plans for modification of the bridge. The proposed project consists of removing the bridge’s existing,...