Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters offshore Fort Morgan, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters offshore Fort Morgan, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew pose for a photo with eight boaters they rescued near Fort Morgan, Alabama, Saturday November 12, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued eight boaters from a vessel taking on water approximately 19 miles south of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a mayday call over...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters offshore Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters offshore Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard Station Panama City 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three boaters from a stranded vessel approximately 50 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at 5:22 p.m. from a concerned family member of three boaters, two adults and one minor, aboard a 28-foot recreational vessel who were...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed helicopter 46 miles offshore

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed helicopter 46 miles offshore
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two crewmembers from a helicopter crash approximately 46 miles offshore Morgan City, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders received a call at 6:35 p.m. from Westwind Helicopter...

Coast Guard assists vessel 51 miles south of Pascagoula, MS.

Coast Guard assists vessel 51 miles south of Pascagoula, MS.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a vessel taking on water 51 miles south of Pascagoula, Mississippi, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard District Eight received an emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) at approximately...

Coast Guard locates two overdue boaters near Slidell, La

Coast Guard locates two overdue boaters near Slidell, La
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Response Boat-small boatcrew departs for a search and rescue operation Sept. 22, 2022 near New Orleans.  (Coast Guard photo, courtesy Coast Guard Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard located two boaters reported overdue Thursday near Slidell, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified by New Orleans Police Department...

Coast Guard rescues two boaters near Pensacola, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues two boaters near Pensacola, Fla.
A dinghy used by two boaters after their vessel took on water near Pensacola, Florida on September 4th. 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters after their vessel began taking on water near Pensacola, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a mayday call at approximately 10 a.m. over VHF channel 16 of a 35-foot recreational vessel...

Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Morgan City, La.

Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Morgan City, La.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague)NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two stranded boaters Tuesday near Morgan City, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a distress call over VHF-FM channel 16 at 2:04 a.m. stating, “help” with...

Coast Guard medevacs man from research vessel near Pensacola

Coast Guard medevacs man from research vessel near Pensacola
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard medevaced a 62-year-old man approximately 40 miles south of Pensacola, Florida, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call from personnel aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel Pisces requesting a medevac for a crewmember reportedly experiencing stroke-like symptoms....

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters from vessel near Panama City, FL

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters from vessel near Panama City, FL
Coast Guard Station Panama City 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four boaters from a vessel taking on water near Panama City, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at approximately 10:30 a.m. via Channel 16 of a 24-foot cuddy cabin vessel, the Chicken Back, taking on water with three adults and...