Coast Guard suspends search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard suspends search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama, Friday. Missing are Floyd Nelson, 85-years-old, and David Stadman, 40-years-old. The Coast Guard suspended the search at 2:30 p.m. after searching approximately 2,061 square nautical miles over a 42-hour period. Involved in the search were: var _bos = _bos||[];...

Coast Guard continues search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard continues search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are continuing to search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama. Missing are Floyd Nelson, 85-years-old, and David Stadman, 40-years-old. The 20-foot white fishing vessel the men were reported to be on was located at approximately 12:30 p.m. on the west side of Gaillard Island...

Coast Guard searching for two people overdue near Mobile Bay

Coast Guard searching for two people overdue near Mobile Bay
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 aboard an overdue vessel in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Wednesday. Missing are Floyd Nelson, 85-years-old, and David Stadman, 40-years-old. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:30 p.m. of an overdue 22-foot white Jon boat with...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Grand Bay, Mississippi

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Grand Bay, Mississippi
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people after their boat capsized near Grand Bay, Mississippi, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Pascagoula received a report from Jackson County dispatchers that there were two people in the water in Grand Bay. Station Pascagoula watchstanders relayed the report to Coast Guard Sector Mobile...

Coast Guard searching for person in water near Panama City Beach

Coast Guard searching for person in water near Panama City Beach
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching a person in the water after a ultralight aircraft was downed near Panama City Beach, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 6:35 a.m. from Coast Guard Station Panama City that an ultra-light aircraft carrying...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard Cutter Gannet file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 7:21 a.m. from the fishing vessel Captain Johnny that the captain of the vessel, Thi Ban Lee, had fallen overboard near the northwestern end of Dauphin Island. It...

Coast Guard responding to vessel adrift in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard responding to vessel adrift in Gulf of Mexico
The sailboat My Time adrift in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 80 nautical miles south of Cape San Blas, Florida. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel adrift in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 80 nautical miles south of Cape San Blas, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 2 p.m. Wednesday from crewmembers aboard the NOAA ship...

Coast Guard conducting search and rescue for Hurricane Michael

Coast Guard conducting search and rescue for Hurricane Michael
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescue crew medevacs a survivor of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Oct. 10, 2018. MOBILE, Ala. – The Coast Guard is conducting search and rescue operations throughout areas affected by Hurricane Michael, Thursday. As of 9 a.m., Coast Guard crews have rescued approximately 17 people and assisted six. Currently the Coast Guard has nine aircraft and three shallow water...

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu in response to Hurricane Michael

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu in response to Hurricane Michael
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has set port conditions Yankee and Zulu along the Gulf Coast in preparation of Hurricane Michael. The Coast Guard has set Port Condition Yankee in the following ports and waterways: Gulf Intracoastal Waterway west of Perdido Pass. Port of Gulfport Port of Mobile Port of Pascagoula The Coast Guard has set Port Condition Zulu in the following ports and waterways: Gulf...