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

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Destin, Florida, Wednesday. The Coast Guard searched approximately 2,284 square nautical miles continuously for a total of 97 resource hours. “The decision to suspend a case is never easy,” said Lt. Ben Cariddi, the search and rescue mission coordinator at...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing boaters near Panama City

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing boaters near Panama City
Coast Guard Cutter Manowar file photo by PA3 Andrew Kendrick NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for two people aboard an overdue vessel near Panama City, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:20 p.m. of two people aboard an 18-foot white pleasure craft vessel who were scheduled to return to Carl Grey Park at sunset, approximately 4:55 p.m. Missing are...

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 ends search for person in water near West Ship Island, Mississippi

Coast Guard ends search for person in water near West Ship Island, Mississippi
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard ended its search for a person who jumped off a boat near West Ship Island, Mississippi, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 10:30 a.m. from Mississippi Department of Marine Resources that a body had been recovered matching the description of the missing person. The Coast Guard searched approximately...

Coast Guard ends search for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard ends search for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard ended its search for two people who reportedly fell off their boat in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Thursday. Local government agency responders recovered two bodies matching the description of the missing people. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday of three people falling off their boat without lifejackets...

Coast Guard, local partners searching for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard, local partners searching for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for two people who reportedly fell off their boat in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday of three people falling off their boat without lifejackets into Mobile Bay. One person was safely...

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Manowar file photo by PA3 Andrew Kendrick NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for a missing swimmer near Destin, Florida, Tuesday. The Coast Guard searched approximately 469 square-nautical miles for approximately 18.5 hours. There were no signs of distress or correlating reports of missing people. Involved in the search were: var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({...

Coast Guard suspends search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard suspends search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama, Friday. Missing are Floyd Nelson, 85-years-old, and David Stadman, 40-years-old. The Coast Guard suspended the search at 2:30 p.m. after searching approximately 2,061 square nautical miles over a 42-hour period. Involved in the search were: var _bos...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from cruise ships off Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from cruise ships off Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Manowar file photo by PA3 Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews medevaced two people off of two different cruise ships just a few hours apart Sunday, but in almost the exact same location about 15 miles east of Galveston. The cruise ship Liberty of the Seas contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders at 5:38 p.m. and reported that a 71-year-old woman was...