Coast Guard participates in military out load operation

Coast Guard participates in military out load operation
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard worked with partners as part of the Port Readiness Committee to ensure the safe and secure loading of military equipment in the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi, during a military out load operation May 7-8, 2018. Along with partners from the Port Readiness Committee, Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from motor vessel

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from motor vessel
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 59-year-old male from a motor vessel near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Sunday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 10:38...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel south of Dauphin Island

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel south of Dauphin Island
Members from Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island tow a vessel to shore that was disabled approximately 35 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, May 12, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo Courtesy of Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a disabled vessel approximately 35 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile,...

Coast Guard medevacs person near Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs person near Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a person from a vessel near Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at approximately 4:20 p.m. that a person aboard a vessel received a leg injury. Sector watchstanders directed the launch of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Perdido Bay

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Perdido Bay
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended the search for a person in the water near Perdido Bay, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew that they had located a body in Perdido Bay. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was on scene and recovered the body and transferred it...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for a person in the water near Perdido Bay

Coast Guard, local agencies search for a person in the water near Perdido Bay
Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Perdido Bay, Alabama. Coast Guard Station Pensacola received a report from Escambia County Sheriff’s Office of a 20-foot pontoon boat that was beached near Ono Island at 7:19 p.m., Sunday. Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission located a man near the pontoon boat who reported...

Coast Guard, local agencies responding to barge fire near Mobile, Alabama

Coast Guard, local agencies responding to barge fire near Mobile, Alabama
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to a barge fire on the Mobile River near Mobile, Alabama, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from Mobile County Fire Department of a barge on fire at mile marker three on the Mobile River at approximately 10 a.m. The barge is carrying scrap metal and is aground on the riverbank. No crewmembers were reported to be aboard...

Coast Guard responds to capsized Coast Guard vessel in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard responds to capsized Coast Guard vessel in Mobile Bay
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a capsized Coast Guard vessel in Mobile Bay near Gaillard Island, Alabama, Thursday. A 26-foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat from Coast Guard Sector Mobile capsized with four crewmembers aboard while they were transiting in Mobile Bay to conduct aids to navigation operations at approximately 10:45 a.m. The crewmembers climbed aboard the vessel’s...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns after 60-day patrol in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns after 60-day patrol in Gulf of Mexico
USCG Cutter Dauntless File Photo HOUSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returned to Coast Guard Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, Sunday, after a 60-day patrol in the Gulf of Mexico. During the patrol, Dauntless served as an offshore command and control platform, executing multi-agency intelligence collection and law enforcement operations in support of the Coast Guard’s...