Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat–Small file photo. NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker Monday near Dauphin Island, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call at approximately 2:16 p.m. from a kayaker who had reported that his vessel had overturned due to the current sea state, and that he was able to swim to shore. The kayaker additionally stated that he had gone out with another...

Coast Guard assists in search for boater near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard assists in search for boater near Dauphin Island
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard assisted in the search and rescue of a boater Saturday evening near Dauphin Island, Alabama. The Alabama Department of Marine Resources located and rescued the 54 year-old-male clinging to a channel marker in a hypothermic condition after his 24-foot fishing boat was found aground with the throttle engaged and no one aboard. Coast Guard Sector Mobile...

Coast Guard rescues 7 boaters, dog from vessel fire near Gulfport

Coast Guard rescues 7 boaters, dog from vessel fire near Gulfport
Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Petty Officer Thomas Blue NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued seven boaters and a dog from a vessel fire near Gulfport, Mississippi, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a mayday call over marine radio at 9:26 a.m. of a 45-foot Hatteras on fire with seven people and a dog aboard. A Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters 195 miles southeast of Mobile

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters 195 miles southeast of Mobile
Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued five boaters from a disabled sailing vessel Friday 195 miles southeast of Mobile, Alabama. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders received a distress call at 1 p.m. from the 36-foot recreational sailing vessel Madam X with a broken mast and five people aboard. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 5:37 p.m. Thursday for a missing cruise ship passenger 150 miles offshore Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Rescue crews searched more than 2,514 square nautical miles for a combined search time of approximately 14 hours. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at approximately 3 p.m., Wednesday reporting...

Coast Guard searching for missing cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard searching for missing cruise ship passenger
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing cruise ship passenger Wednesday, approximately 150 miles offshore SouthWest Pass, Louisiana. Rescue crews are searching for a 32-year-old, African American female. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at approximately 3 p.m., Wednesday reporting a passenger on...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 100 miles offshore Port Fourchon

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 100 miles offshore Port Fourchon
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a male crewmember off a research vessel Friday approximately 100 miles offshore Port Fourchon, Louisiana. Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at approximately 7:19 p.m. stating a man was exhibiting seizure like symptoms aboard the 283-foot vessel Sanco Spirit. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker vessel off Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker vessel off Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a tanker vessel Monday off Port Aransas, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 1:42 p.m. from the tanker vessel Brentholmen stating a 30-year-old crewmember had sustained...

Cutter Harriet Lane returns to Portsmouth following Caribbean patrol

Cutter Harriet Lane returns to Portsmouth following Caribbean patrol
Four crew on the Famous-class medium endurance cutter USCGC Harriet Lane (WMEC 903) handle a hose during a hot in-flight refuel on Nov. 19, 2021, in the Caribbean Sea. (U.S. Coast Guard photo taken by Seaman Santiago Gomez) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane (WMEC 903) returned to homeport in Portsmouth on Dec. 6, after a 49-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. The Harriet...