Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Nantucket

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Nantucket
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard crews suspended their search for a missing kayaker off Nantucket, Massachusetts Tuesday at approximately 11:00 a.m. Vitaly Filiutovich, the subject of the search, was last seen kayaking near shore Sunday afternoon. Filiutovich was reported missing to the Coast Guard around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. googletag.cmd.push(function() {...

Fishing vessel Master D sinks 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas

Fishing vessel Master D sinks 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas
An overflight shows the area where the fishing vessel Master D sank approximately 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas, Sept. 1, 2018, after burning for two days.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The fishing vessel Master D sank 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas, Saturday at a depth of approximately 380-feet after burning for two days. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Brownsville...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after emergency distress signal activation near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 after emergency distress signal activation near Port Isabel, Texas
The fishing vessel Master D on fire approximately 40 miles east of Port Isabel, Texas, Aug. 31, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued three crewmembers from a life raft after their fishing vessel caught fire approximately 40 miles east of Port Isabel, Texas, Friday morning. Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders in New Orleans received an emergency position...

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay continues

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay continues
MOBILE – The multi-agency search for three missing boaters in the Mobile Bay area will continue through Wednesday evening into Thursday. Since the search began, rescue crews have searched 6,595 square miles and 75 miles of shoreline in Mobile Bay and surrounding areas. Today’s response consisted of: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Two Coast...

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay to continue through the night

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay to continue through the night
USCG MH-65C file photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers MOBILE – The multi-agency search for three missing boaters in the Mobile Bay area will continue through Tuesday night. The number of missing people was reduced to three when a body was recovered in the vicinity of an offshore gas platform in Mobile Bay earlier today. A Good Samaritan discovered the body while fishing in the area,...

Search continues for missing Mobile Bay mariners

Search continues for missing Mobile Bay mariners
USCG file photo MOBILE – The Coast Guard, Alabama Marine Resources, Alabama Marine Patrol and Mobile County Sheriff’s Department will continue the search for at least four mariners Monday. Crews searched throughout the night and morning, but due to adverse weather affecting the Mobile Bay area, rescue crews temporarily suspended their search at approximately 1:30 p.m. The search resumed shortly...

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water 90 miles south of Panama City

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water 90 miles south of Panama City
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard assisted a man aboard a sailboat taking on water approximately 90 nautical miles south of Panama City, Fla., in the Gulf of Mexico Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Fla., initially received an unlocated 406 megahertz signal from an emergency position indicating radio beacon from the 37-foot sailboat The Good Life. The registered...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from fishing vessel taking on water 120 miles offshore Mobile

Coast Guard rescues 5 from fishing vessel taking on water 120 miles offshore Mobile
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from a fishing vessel taking on water approximately 120 miles south of Mobile in the Gulf of Mexico Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received notification, Friday, from a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration observer aboard the fishing vessel Longshot that the vessel was taking on water; the observer activated...

Coast Guard responds to plane crash in Gulf of Mexico

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to a plane crash approximately 120 miles west of Tampa, Fla., in the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday. The North American Aerospace Defense Command notified the Coast Guard 8th District watchstanders at 8:30 a.m. CST of an airplane flying erratically over the Gulf of Mexico. Coast Guard district watchstanders dispatched an HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew from Coast...