Coast Guard, local partners respond to disabled cruise ship in Buzzards Bay

Coast Guard, local partners respond to disabled cruise ship in Buzzards Bay
The cruise ship Star Pride in Buzzards Bay, Mass Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, from Air Station Cape Cod’s HC-144 Ocean Sentry. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — Coast Guard crews and the Buzzards Bay Task Force launched Friday after the cruise ship, Star Pride, became disabled about two miles off the coast of Cuttyhunk. The captain of the Star Pride called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel south of Navarre, Florida

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel south of Navarre, Florida
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a disabled vessel with four people aboard approximately 60 miles south of Navarre, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District Command Center in New Orleans received a notification at 9:52 a.m. of an activated personal locator beacon registered to a 24-foot boat south of Navarre. District watchstanders directed the launch of Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Cutter Cobia holds change of command

Coast Guard Cutter Cobia holds change of command
NEW ORLEANS – Lt. j.g. Patrick T. Kelly relieved Lt. Nathan E. Quellhorst as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Cobia during their official change-of-command ceremony at the GulfQuest Maritime Museum in Mobile, Ala., Monday. Quellhorst assumed the command of the Cobia in May 2015. He has been selected for the Coast Guard Financial Management Program and will be attending Ohio State University,...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Navarre Beach

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Navarre Beach
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Navarre Beach, Florida, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:18 p.m. Tuesday that Jay Wiley Evans, a 64-year-old Caucasian male, had not returned from his daily swim off of Navarre Beach. Involved in the search are: Coast Guard Station Pensacola 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew Two Coast Guard Air...

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay to continue through night

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay to continue through night
MOBILE – The Coast Guard, Alabama Marine Resources, Alabama Marine Patrol and Mobile County Sheriff’s Department are continuing to search for at least five mariners throughout Sunday night. The multi-agency responders will continue their search for survivors with both surface and air crews. Anyone with information regarding someone they think may be missing or knows of someone who was involved...

Multiple Coast Guard units respond after sailing regatta is struck by severe weather

Multiple Coast Guard units respond after sailing regatta is struck by severe weather
The Coast Guard rescued one person near Dauphin Island at approximately 9 p.m. Saturday. Search and rescue efforts are ongoing with at least four persons still reported missing. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 4:30 p.m. that a sailing regatta in Mobile Bay was struck by severe weather causing multiple vessels to capsize and leaving multiple people on the water. Coast...

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing fisherman off Dauphin Island

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing fisherman off Dauphin Island
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman 70 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Monday. Response crews covered more than 655 square miles during the search for Carlos Ramirez Regaldo, 33, after receiving a report from crewmembers of the fishing vessel Scatterbrain that Regaldo fell overboard from the vessel at 7:30 p.m., Sunday. Participating in the search were...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off Dauphin Island

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off Dauphin Island
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing fisherman 70 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Monday. Missing is Carlos Ramirez Regaldo, 33, a fisherman with the fishing vessel Scatterbrain. He was last seen wearing a grey shirt and blue pants without a life jacket. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from crewmembers of the Scatterbrain that Regaldo fell...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing kayaker in the waters off Gulf Shores and Dauphin Island at 7 p.m., Tuesday. Response crews covered more than 2,115 square miles during the search for Sean Switzer, after receiving a report from concerned family members on Sunday evening when he failed to return from a kayak outing off of Gulf Shores. On Monday afternoon Switzer’s...