Coast Guard Cutter Seahawk crew relocates to Panama City

Coast Guard Cutter Seahawk crew relocates to Panama City
PANAMA CITY, Fla. – The Coast Guard has permanently relocated the Coast Guard Cutter Seahawk and its crew to Panama City, Nov. 9. The Coast Guard has relocated the 15-manned cutter crew from Carrabelle and is scheduled to hold an official welcoming ceremony for the cutter and crew. The cutter crew will continue to patrol the Gulf of Mexico and provide search-and-rescue assistance to the Gulf Coast. “We...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Filipino crewman

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Filipino crewman
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a 37-year-old Filipino crewman from a container ship off the coast of Mobile, Tuesday. Coast Guard and local agency crews searched a total of more than 3,408 square miles with 18 different resources for 37 hours in an effort to locate the missing crewmember of the vessel MSC Tokyo. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island watchstanders received...

Coast Guard crews search for missing Filipino crewman

Coast Guard crews search for missing Filipino crewman
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing 37-year-old Filipino crewman from a container ship off the coast of Mobile, Monday. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island watchstanders received a call from the Mobile Pilots reporting a missing crewmember aboard the Singapore-flagged MSC Tokyo at approximately 2:30 a.m. Watchstanders were told the crewmember was reportedly seen wearing blue...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver in Gulf of Mexico

MOBILE, Ala. — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing 53-year-old male diver at approximately 7 p.m., Sunday. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 1,394 square miles, in an effort to locate a missing diver. The Coast Guard initiated search efforts, Saturday, after receiving a report that he had not resurfaced following a dive at the site of the sunken USS Oriskany. Coast...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver off the coast of Pensacola, Fla.

MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard is searching for a 53-year-old man reported missing, Saturday, approximately 22 miles off the coast of Pensacola, Fla., in the Gulf of Mexico to locate the missing diver. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Mobile received the initial report of a missing diver from the captain of a dive boat at approximately 11:30 a.m., via VHF-FM channel 16. The diver had not resurfaced...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater

PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for an overdue boater, Tuesday, who reportedly did not return home after a fishing trip, Saturday, near south of Pensacola Pass. Missing is Lee Kent, 41. Coast Guard crews searched for approximately 47 hours, covering more than 28,000 nautical miles, in an effort to locate Kent. Crews from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searches for overdue boater

PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for one overdue boater who reportedly did not return home after a fishing trip, Saturday, near south of Pensacola Pass. Missing is Lee Kent, 41. At approximately 8:30 a.m., Sunday, Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Ala., watchstanders received an overdue vessel report from a family member reporting that Kent did not return home after a fishing trip aboard a...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from burning vessel

MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from a 72-foot fishing vessel that caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico, Wednesday. At about 10 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call reporting that the fishing vessel, Long Shot, had caught fire 25 miles off the coast of Florida between Panama City and Destin. Sector Mobile diverted the Coast Guard Cutter Seahawk, homeported...