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 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 suspends search for missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing swimmer near Fort Morgan, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders were notified by the Gulf Shores Police Department conducting a shoreline search that a body was found matching the description of the missing male. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile initially received a report Friday from Baldwin...

Coast Guard searches for missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama

Coast Guard searches for missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from Baldwin County 911 at approximately 1:45 p.m. of a 19-year-old male struggling in the water approximately 40-yards off the beach on the Gulf side of...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Dapuhin Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Dapuhin Island
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama. Still missing is Robert Brent, a 20-year-old man from Yazoo County, Mississippi, last seen swimming near a Dauphin Island beach on Sunday evening. The Coast Guard searched 1,794 square miles over a cumulative 50 hours, but was unable to...

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to multiple search and rescue cases along the Gulf Coast over the weekend. Coast Guard crews at Sectors Corpus Christi, Houston-Galveston, New Orleans and Mobile worked six separate cases, with three of those occurring Sunday. “As the warmer weather approaches, boaters are becoming more active on the waterways throughout the region, and we want to remind...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from aground vessel near Fort Morgan

Coast Guard rescues 3 from aground vessel near Fort Morgan
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three people Friday from an aground sailboat near Fort Morgan, Alabama. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call from Baldwin County Emergency Communications Center at 7:37 p.m. Thursday reporting an aground 47-foot sailboat beset by severe weather and without power with three people aboard. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from vessel fire near Fort Morgan, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues 4 from vessel fire near Fort Morgan, Alabama
The commercial fishing vessel Alexandria Pearl burns about half a mile south of Fort Morgan, Alabama, December 14, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Blake Berryman) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued four people Monday aboard a vessel on fire near Fort Morgan, Alabama. The four people were safely recovered and transported to shore in stable condition. Watchstanders at...

Coast Guard rescues overdue mariner near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues overdue mariner near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a man on an overdue personal watercraft near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from Baldwin County 911 at approximately 8:50 p.m. that the father of the reporting party had taken a personal watercraft from Fort Morgan toward Dauphin...