Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water in Gulf of Mexico
A 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Panama City assists a vessel taking on water 13 miles offshore Panama City, Florida, Aug. 30, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted a vessel taking on water 13 miles offshore Panama City, Florida, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from disabled vessel

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from disabled vessel
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four people from a disabled vessel approximately 5 miles south of Cat Island, Mississippi, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 2:45 p.m. Thursday of a disabled vessel with 4 people aboard offshore Cat Island. Sector watchstanders directed the launch...

Coast Guard medevacs man offshore Panama City, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man offshore Panama City, Florida
A response boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Panama City transport a man experiencing symptoms of heat stroke to emergency medical services at Panama City Marina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Chandler Pratt) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a charter fishing boat offshore Panama City, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 12:05...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard medevacs man near Mobile Bay, Alabama
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile medevacs a man from a fishing vessel approximately 46 miles south of Mobile Bay, Alabama, August 9, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel approximately 46 miles south of Mobile Bay, Alabama, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received...

Coast Guard searching for four people, overdue vessel near Orange Beach, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for four people, overdue vessel near Orange Beach, Alabama
Mobile, AL – Coast Guard Sector Mobile personnel are searching for an overdue vessel with four people on board, Monday. Overdue are Hunter Mccutcheon, Butch Mccutcheon, Cary Miller, and Brent Baker. The vessel, Still Rummin, is a 30-foot white Contender with a blue t-top, blue trim, and blue bottom paint. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The...

Coast Guard Station Pensacola responds to vessel on fire

Coast Guard Station Pensacola responds to vessel on fire
Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Gannon, a machinery technician at Station Pensacola, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Steven Distefano, a boatswain’s mate at Station Pensacola, fight a charter vessel fire near Perdido Pass, Alabama, on July 27, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Cassandra Castillo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to a vessel that caught fire approximately 4 nautical...

Coast Guard terminates voyages of charter vessels operating illegally in Florida

Coast Guard terminates voyages of charter vessels operating illegally in Florida
Coast Guard Station Destin 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class NyxoLyno Cangemi DESTIN, Fl. – The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of eight charter vessels operating illegally near Destin, Florida, during boardings that took place July 17 to July 22, 2019. The eight vessels were operating outside the regulations set forth by the Vessel Passenger Safety Act. “Every...

Coast Guard rescues five people from grounded vessel

Coast Guard rescues five people from grounded vessel
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS— The Coast Guard rescued five people Friday from a vessel that ran aground approximately 20 nautical miles southwest of Gulfport, Mississippi. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a distress call over VHF channel 16 at approximately 9:45 a.m. of a grounded vessel with five people aboard. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from grounded vessel

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from grounded vessel
An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans stands with two men they rescued from a vessel that ran aground near Cat Island, Mississippi, July 10, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a vessel that ran aground near Cat Island, Mississippi, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 5:40 p.m....