Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board

Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board
Coast Guard file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a person in the water approximately 55 nautical miles south east of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile suspended the search after searching approximately 2,830 square nautical miles for approximately 50 hours. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:52 a.m., Saturday, from the pleasure craft...

Coast Guard ends search for missing person near Cat Island

Coast Guard ends search for missing person near Cat Island
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has ended the search for a man missing near Cat Island, Mississippi, after his body was found Monday. A Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel located the body, and Mississippi Department of Marine Resources recovered it and transferred it to shore where a Mississippi Coroner positively identified the body as the missing person in the water. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received...

Coast Guard Cutter Stingray crew transfers tow of disabled fishing vessel

Coast Guard Cutter Stingray crew transfers tow of disabled fishing vessel
NEW ORLEANS — Crewmembers of Coast Guard Cutter Stingray successfully transferred the tow of a disabled fishing vessel with three people aboard to Tug Enterprise near Fort Morgan, Alabama, at 3:06 p.m., Tuesday. The fishing vessel was towed to Tug Enterprise’s Construction Solutions International and was moored at6:20 p.m. in Theodore, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders...

Coast Guard Cutter Stingray crew tows fishing vessel to shore

Coast Guard Cutter Stingray crew tows fishing vessel to shore
NEW ORLEANS – Crewmembers of Coast Guard Cutter Stingray are towing a disabled fishing vessel with three people aboard approximately 180 nautical miles offshore of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from the 78-foot fishing vessel, Swaggy B, that they were disabled at 6:49 a.m., Sunday. Members of Coast Guard Cutter Stingray launched to assist the vessel and...

Coast Guard assists in return of overdue boater

Coast Guard assists in return of overdue boater
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted in the return of an overdue boater to St. Pete Pier, Florida, Tuesday. The Coast Guard Cutter Stingray established communication between 52-year-old Scott Albon and Sea Tow. Sea Tow took the vessel in tow at 36 miles offshore and brought Albon closer to shore where he was given fuel to drive the rest of the way in, arriving at 4:28 p.m. Albon ran out of fuel...

Coast Guard finds overdue boater in Florida

Coast Guard finds overdue boater  in Florida
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard found an overdue boater 87 miles northwest of St. Petersburg, Florida, Monday. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew made visual confirmation of 52 year-old Scott Albon aboard his vessel off the coast of Florida at 3:30 p.m., Monday.  Albon was reported in stable condition. Sea Tow is en route to tow Albon back to St. Petersburg, Florida. Albon...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater
Scott Albon is a 52-year-old caucasian male with blonde hair who the Coast Guard was searching for near Florida, December 26, 2016. He was known to be traveling from Panama City, Florida to Crystal River, Florida on December 25, 2016. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Brandon Giles) NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard air and boat crews are searching for an overdue boater traveling from Panama City, Florida,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Ocala boater

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Ocala boater
Petty Officer 3rd Class Arseniy Kushnir, an HC-130 Hercueles air crew member from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, searches the Gulf of Mexico for a missing 47-year-old man Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended the search Thursday for an Ocala boater reported missing off Horseshoe Beach. Mitchell Szegi, 47, departed in a 22-foot fishing...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing jet skier near Fort Morgan

Coast Guard suspends search for missing jet skier near Fort Morgan
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a reported jet skier struck by lightning near Fort Morgan, Alabama, Monday afternoon. Crews from Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island, the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Stingray and Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, along with rescue crews from Alabama Marine Police and the Fort Morgan Beach Fire Department searched more than 815 square-miles...