Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Mobile Bay
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search, Saturday, for a person in the water in Mobile Bay, Alabama. The Coast Guard and local agencies began searching Friday after watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of a capsized boat in Mobile Bay. Coast Guard crews searched an area of 1,152 square nautical miles over the course...

Coast Guard continues search for person in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard continues search for person in Mobile Bay
Coast Guard Cutter Ridley file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are continuing their search for a person in the water in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Friday. Of the three mariners reportedly aboard the commercial fishing vessel when it sank, one crewmember was rescued by a Good Samaritan vessel earlier and another was found deceased by rescue divers. The other crewmember has yet to...

Coast Guard searching for persons in the water in Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for persons in the water in Mobile Bay, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for two people in the water in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 5:00 a.m. of a capsized fishing vessel approximately five miles south of the entrance to Mobile Bay. A nearby Good Samaritan vessel...

Coast Guard searching for an airman in the water near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard searching for an airman in the water near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, the Air Force and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are searching for a person in the water two nautical miles offshore Destin, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to aid in locating an Airman who exited a C-130...

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 a person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are searching for a person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 6 p.m. Sunday, from FWC that they discovered a partially submerged...

Coast Guard updates port conditions in Gulf Coast region

Coast Guard updates port conditions in Gulf Coast region
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuing to secure its area of responsibility and adjust port conditions along the Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Nestor moves northeast, Friday. The public should be aware that seas in the Panama City, Florida, area may reach 20 feet at the height of the storm, and for safety reasons, emergency response personnel may be unable to respond for extended periods of time...

Missing diver located in stable condition near Destin, Florida

Missing diver located in stable condition near Destin, Florida
A Coast Guard boatcrew and members from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission stand with a diver who was located after he went missing approximately 10 miles southeast of Destin, Florida, Sept. 27, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) NEW ORLEANS – A missing diver, who was last seen approximately 10 miles southeast of Destin, Florida, has been located in stable condition,...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver offshore Destin, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing diver offshore Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Albacore file photo NEW ORLEANS –The Coast Guard is searching for a diver who was last seen near a charter vessel approximately 10 miles southeast of Destin, Florida, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 1 p.m. of a missing diver who was last seen approximately 300 feet from the charter vessel, A-Salt Mission, at 2:40 p.m. Involved in the search...