Coast Guard ends search for 2 men near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo

Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for two men near Central Public Beach near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Friday.

A body was recovered at 6:07 p.m. Thursday and the second at 8:28 a.m. Friday.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 2:47 p.m. Thursday of a 17-year-old male and 40-year-old male last seen entering the water from the beach.

Involved in the search were:

  • Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew
  • Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
  • Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher crew
  • Alabama Marine Resources
  • Daphne Search and Rescue Unit
  • Dauphin Island Fire Rescue
  • Dauphin Island Police Department

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