Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Pensacola

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Pensacola
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 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...

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: googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended the search Wednesday evening for Pablo Ayala who reportedly fell overboard approximately 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana. The search began Monday morning when Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the fishing vessel Captain Edwin of a crewmember who had fallen overboard...

Coast Guard rescues injured man from sailing vessel

Coast Guard rescues injured man from sailing vessel
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued an injured man from his sailing vessel 15 nautical miles southeast of Sabine Pass, Texas, Saturday. Watchstanders from the Eighth Coast Guard District received a notification of an SOS alert at 7:29 a.m. from the International Emergency Response Coordination...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel south of Dauphin Island

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel south of Dauphin Island
Members from Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island tow a vessel to shore that was disabled approximately 35 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, May 12, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo Courtesy of Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a disabled vessel approximately 35 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile,...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker off Southwest Pass

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker off Southwest Pass
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a tanker ship approximately 118 nautical miles southwest of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a request from the M/V Garden State to medevac a crewmember who was suffering vision loss in one eye. Watchstanders directed...

Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater medevacs crewman from tanker

Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater medevacs crewman from tanker
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 26-year-old man from a tanker approximately 195 nautical miles south-southeast of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center received a report from the Secretaría de Marina (Mexican Naval Secretariat),  that a crewman aboard the gas tanker Prins...

Coast Guard responds after person falls into the water

Coast Guard responds after person falls into the water
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a man who fell out of a boat near Panama City, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a distress call over channel 16 VHF at 1:23 p.m. Watchstanders directed the launch of two response boat crews from Coast Guard Station Panama City and an HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane...

Overdue boaters located clinging to capsized vessel

Overdue boaters located clinging to capsized vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has concluded the search for an overdue vessel with two people aboard, Tuesday. The boaters were located clinging to the hull of their capsized vessel by a good Samaritan vessel, Lady Tierny, approximately 18 miles south-southeast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The Lady Tierny transported the survivors to emergency medical services...