Coast Guard, local partners searching for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki

Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for two people who reportedly fell off their boat in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Wednesday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday of three people falling off their boat without lifejackets into Mobile Bay.

One person was safely recovered on Gaillard Island.

Involved in the search are:

  • A 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island
  • An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans
  • The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Manowar
  • Daphne Search and Rescue
  • Alabama Marine Resources
  • Mobile Police Department
  • Bon Secour Fire Department
  • Alabama State Troopers

Anyone with information regarding the search is requested to contact Sector Mobile at (251) 441-6212.

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