Coast Guard medevacs boater 20 miles south of Panama City

Coast Guard medevacs boater 20 miles south of Panama City
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 59-year-old male boater Monday approximately 20 miles south of Panama City, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report over VHF-FM Channel 16 at approximately 3 p.m. of a boater who had injured his arm. Watchstanders consulted with the duty...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Gulfport, Mississippi

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Gulfport, Mississippi
Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Petty Officer Thomas Blue NEW ORLEANS–The Coast Guard rescued two mariners after their vessel started taking on water Saturday near Gulfport, Mississippi. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources at approximately 11 p.m of a vessel taking on water near...

Coast Guard medevacs 11-year-old 23 miles south of Destin, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs 11-year-old 23 miles south of Destin, Florida
Coast Guardsmen stand by as a Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew lands at Coast Guard Station Destin on Oct. 14, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a child Thursday that was experiencing an allergic reaction approximately 23 miles south of Destin Pass, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a...

Coast Guard rescues woman near Pascagoula, Miss

Coast Guard rescues woman near Pascagoula, Miss
A Coast Guard Air Station MH-65 Dolphin lands at Gulfport Memorial Hospital on Oct. 11, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a woman after her sailing vessel ran aground Monday near Pascagoula, Mississippi. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders heard a distress call over VHF-FM channel 16 at approximately 9 p.m. from a woman whose vessel had run aground...

Coast Guard rescues swimmer near Fort Morgan, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues swimmer near Fort Morgan, Alabama
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a swimmer caught in a rip current Monday near Fort Morgan, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office at 12:30 p.m. of four swimmers caught in a rip current just offshore Fort Morgan. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island launched a 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel taking on water near Gulfport

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel taking on water near Gulfport
A Coast Guard Station Gulfport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew rescues two people Sept. 25, 2021 from a 17-foot vessel taking on water near Gulfport, Mississippi.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Gulfport) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two people Saturday after a vessel began to take on water near Gulfport, Mississippi. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received...

Coast Guard rescues 3 swimmers near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues 3 swimmers near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three swimmers caught in a rip current Sunday near Dauphin Island, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a phone call at 2:19 p.m. from a good Samaritan of three swimmers caught in a rip current just offshore. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard searching for 9-year-old boy near Panama City, Florida

Coast Guard searching for 9-year-old boy near Panama City, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photoNEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a 9-year-old boy who went missing while swimming near Panama City, Florida Saturday. The boy was last seen wearing green shorts. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at approximately 7 p.m. from Bay County Sheriff’s Office personnel...

Coast Guard ends search for missing 14-year-old boy near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard ends search for missing 14-year-old boy near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Ridley file photo MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard ended its search Thursday for a 14-year-old boy who was last seen swimming at Henderson Beach State Park in Destin, Florida. A beachgoer found a body matching the description of the missing boy on James Lee Beach at 2:22 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received notification at approximately 6:45 p.m. Wednesday from Okaloosa...