Coast Guard ends search for 2 men near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard ends search for 2 men near Dauphin Island
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...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Pensacola

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Pensacola
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for three overdue boaters near Pensacola, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report that a man and his two sons had not returned by the anticipated time. They launched from Navy Point Boat Launch in Bayou Grande. Missing are: David Washington, 80 years old, hometown...

Coast Guard ends search for 20-year-old man near Destin

Coast Guard ends search for 20-year-old man near Destin
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for a man last seen near the Destin Bridge in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Department was reported having located the body of the man near the west side of the Destin Bridge. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from the Destin Sheriff’s Department about a 20-year-old Brazilian man...

Coast Guard searching for 20-year-old man near Destin Bridge

Coast Guard searching for 20-year-old man near Destin Bridge
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a man last seen near the Destin Bridge in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from the Destin Sheriff’s Department about a 20-year-old Brazilian man wearing dark blue shorts last seen walking in waist-high water on the west side...

Coast Guard rescues 9 from boat taking on water

Coast Guard rescues 9 from boat taking on water
Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued nine people from a sinking boat approximately 115 nautical miles south of Destin, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call at about 9 p.m. Friday that a 61-foot sportfisher boat was taking on water approximately 115 nautical miles south of Destin. Involved in the rescue were: HC-144...

Coast Guard searching for person in water in the Tombigbee River

Coast Guard searching for person in water in the Tombigbee River
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in the Tombigbee River near McIntosh, Alabama, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report Thursday at 8:55 p.m. of a vessel with two people aboard that grounded in the Tombigbee River. An 87-year-old man was reported to have gone into...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Destin

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Destin
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is actively searching for an unconfirmed person in the water near the Okaloosa County Pier in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at approximately 1:20 p.m of a possible person in the water. Two people were seen aboard two separate red and yellow rafts. One person was seen falling off their raft, but they...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men near Southwest Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 men near Southwest Pass, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled vessel near Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 7 a.m. from the motor vessel Master Dylan that the Leesure Ours, a 33-foot pleasure craft, was flashing a SOS light. The vessel had two men on board and was stuck on a pipeline owned by Tennessee Gas Pipeline since approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near Big Constance Lake, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near Big Constance Lake, Louisiana
An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans rescued three overdue boaters near Big Constance Lake, Louisiana, May 25, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three overdue boaters near Big Constance Lake, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report of three overdue boaters on a 20-foot commercial shrimping vessel from Rollover...