Coast Guard suspends search for a person in the water near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for a person in the water near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Destin, Florida, Friday. Coast Guard air and boat crews spent over 130 hours onscene and searched more than 4,909 square-nautical miles over the course of four days but were unable to locate the airman. Involved in the search were: googletag.cmd.push(function() {...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Manowar file photo by PA3 Andrew Kendrick NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida, Thursday. Coast Guard air and boat crews searched more than 5,862 square-nautical miles over the course of 4 days but were unable to locate Darren Peterson, a 46-year-old man from Montrose, Colorado. “On behalf of the Coast Guard,...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard Cutter Gannet file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 7:21 a.m. from the fishing vessel Captain Johnny that the captain of the vessel, Thi Ban Lee, had fallen overboard near the northwestern end of Dauphin Island. It...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Pensacola

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Pensacola
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 from Navy Point Boat Launch in Bayou Grande. Missing are: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 migrants, 1 suspected smuggler near Jupiter, Florida

Coast Guard interdicts 5 migrants, 1 suspected smuggler near Jupiter, Florida
An 18-foot center console floats on the water approximately 15 miles east of Jupiter, Florida, Mar. 17, 2018. . US Coast Guard Photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted five migrants and one suspected smuggler approximately 15 miles east of Jupiter Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew detected an 18-foot center console with its lights out at approximately 5...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing passenger

MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing cruise ship passenger southwest of Freeport, Bahamas, at 7:32 p.m. Thursday. Rina Patel, 32, from Interlaken, New York, was reported missing Wednesday from the Carnival Ecstasy approximately 27 miles southwest of Freeport, Bahamas. “We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones and all that have been affected by...

Coast Guard searching for Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship passenger 27 miles southwest of Bahamas

Coast Guard searching for Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship passenger 27 miles southwest of Bahamas
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching for a woman who reportedly fell overboard Wednesday from the Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship approximately 27 miles southwest of Freeport, Bahamas. Watchstanders with the 7th Coast Guard District command center received notification from the Carnival Ecstasy crew that a 32-year-old woman was reportedly seen falling overboard at approximately 2:30 a.m. Wednesday from...

Hydro pod runner ends attempt to run to Bermuda

Hydro pod runner ends attempt to run to Bermuda
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Gannet tow a hydro pod off the coast of Jupiter, Florida, April 24, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo. MIAMI — The second attempt by an endurance runner hoping to reach Bermuda from Miami ended early Sunday when he asked to be removed from his “hydro pod.” The runner ignored a previously issued Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) Order to not depart on...

Coast Guard suspends search for man who fell from cruise ship

Coast Guard suspends search for man who fell from cruise ship
MIAMI — The search for a Texas man who fell from a cruise ship Friday off the coast of Key Largo, Florida, was suspended Sunday. David Mossman, 46, was reported to have fallen from the 10th deck of the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas late Friday evening off the coast of Florida Keys. “We want to extend our condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Mossman as the decision to suspend...