Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 195 miles off Mobile

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 195 miles off Mobile
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 75-year-old man Wednesday from a cruise ship approximately 195 miles south of Mobile, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a medevac request at approximately 3:45 p.m. from...

Coast Guard rescues two boaters near Pensacola, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues two boaters near Pensacola, Fla.
A dinghy used by two boaters after their vessel took on water near Pensacola, Florida on September 4th. 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters after their vessel began taking on water near Pensacola, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a mayday call at approximately 10 a.m. over VHF channel 16 of a 35-foot recreational vessel...

Coast Guard medevacs man from research vessel near Pensacola

Coast Guard medevacs man from research vessel near Pensacola
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard medevaced a 62-year-old man approximately 40 miles south of Pensacola, Florida, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call from personnel aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel Pisces requesting a medevac for a crewmember reportedly experiencing stroke-like symptoms....

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters from vessel near Panama City, FL

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters from vessel near Panama City, FL
Coast Guard Station Panama City 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four boaters from a vessel taking on water near Panama City, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at approximately 10:30 a.m. via Channel 16 of a 24-foot cuddy cabin vessel, the Chicken Back, taking on water with three adults and...

Coast Guard rescues nine people near Pensacola, Fl

Coast Guard rescues nine people near Pensacola, Fl
The Coast Guard rescued nine people after their vessel ran aground and started to take on water July 9, 2022 near Pensacola Pass, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued nine boaters from the water after their vessel became submerged approximately two miles south of Pensacola Pass, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a mayday...

Coast Guard responds to man overboard near Panama City

Coast Guard responds to man overboard near Panama City
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to a report of a man overboard Sunday approximately 12 miles south of Panama City, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at approximately 4 a.m. over VHF-FM channel 16 from a crewmember on the fishing vessel Fiona Leone reporting that the captain of the vessel fell overboard...

Coast Guard Sector Mobile holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Mobile holds change-of-command ceremony
Capt. Ulysses Mullins shakes hands with Capt. LaDonn Allen as the new commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Mobile during the change-of-command ceremony for Sector Mobile in Mobile, Alabama, June 17, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Mobile) NEW ORLEANS — Capt. Ulysses Mullins relieved Capt. LaDonn Allen during a change-of-command ceremony for Coast Guard Sector Mobile...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Destin, Fla.

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Destin, Fla.
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard, along with state and local responders, are searching for a boater who went missing after he fell overboard near Destin, Florida, Thursday evening. Missing is a 55-year-old African-American male last seen in the water without a lifejacket, wearing black swim trunks and a mint green...

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel 97 miles south of Pensacola

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel 97 miles south of Pensacola
The Coast Guard assisted a disabled sailing vessel by providing a tow 97 miles south of Pensacola, Florida, Saturday.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a disabled sailing vessel by providing a tow 97 miles south of Pensacola, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of a sailing vessel demasted and nearly out of fuel. An...