Coast Guard searching for person near Lake Felicity

Coast Guard searching for person near Lake Felicity
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel Monday near Lake Felicity. Missing is Percy Dardar III, a 37-year-old male from Pointe-aux-Chenes. He was last seen wearing a hoodie, jeans and white shrimping boots. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report around 5:30 a.m. from the...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Allen Bay

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Allen Bay
A Coast Guard Sector Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevacs a mariner near Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, February 1, 2021. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner Monday from an aground vessel near Allen Bay. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report from Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s office at 3:30 p.m. of a 15-foot skiff boat that ran...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from aground vessel near Biloxi

Coast Guard rescues 2 from aground vessel near Biloxi
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photoNEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday from an aground boat near Biloxi, Mississippi. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from a commercial salvage company reporting an aground 22-foot center console boat with two people aboard. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing 26-year-old kayaker

Coast Guard searching for missing 26-year-old kayaker
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. WILMINGTON N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who left Manns Harbor on a kayak fishing trip Saturday evening. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center received a notification from Dare County emergency dispatcher at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Sunday after the man’s wife made a 911 report. The last contact...

Coast Guard rescues stranded mariners on Raccoon Island, N.C.

Coast Guard rescues stranded mariners on Raccoon Island, N.C.
The Coast Guard rescued three stranded mariners from Raccoon Island after their vessel had drifted approximately 23 miles east of Hobucken, N.C., Nov. 24, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd class Jonathan Negron) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three stranded mariners from Raccoon Island after their vessel had drifted off the island where they were hunting, Tuesday morning.. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner, dog near Yellow Cotton Bay

Coast Guard medevacs mariner, dog near Yellow Cotton Bay
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 aircrew medevac one mariner and his dog from an aground vessel Nov. 18, 2020, near Yellow Cotton Bay, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced one mariner and his dog Wednesday from an aground vessel near Yellow Cotton Bay. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report from Plaquemines Parish...

Coast Guard responds to boating collision in Emerald Isle, North Carolina

Coast Guard responds to boating collision in Emerald Isle, North Carolina
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard responded to and is investigating a collision that reportedly took place between a 94-foot tug and barge, and a pontoon boat, near the Emerald Isle High-Rise Bridge on the Intracoastal Waterway in Emerald Isle, North Carolina, Tuesday. The Coast Guard issued an urgent marine information broadcast to mariners...

Coast Guard rescues missing boater near Panama City, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues missing boater near Panama City, Fla.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue boater early Saturday morning near Panama City, Florida. Rescued was Terry Taylor, 72, of Lynn Haven, Florida. There are no reported injuries. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification at approximately 9 p.m. Friday from Taylor’s spouse stating he departed...

Coast Guard rescues 6 from Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, FL

Coast Guard rescues 6 from Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, FL
Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft–Shallow Water (SPC-SW) (Coast Guard file photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued six people from Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water (SPC-SW) boat crew recovered four adults and two children from Disappearing Island and safely transferred...