Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat–Small file photo. NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker Monday near Dauphin Island, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call at approximately 2:16 p.m. from a kayaker who had reported that his vessel had overturned due to the current sea state, and that he was able to swim to shore. The kayaker additionally stated that he had gone out with another...

Coast Guard assists in search for boater near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard assists in search for boater near Dauphin Island
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard assisted in the search and rescue of a boater Saturday evening near Dauphin Island, Alabama. The Alabama Department of Marine Resources located and rescued the 54 year-old-male clinging to a channel marker in a hypothermic condition after his 24-foot fishing boat was found aground with the throttle engaged and no one aboard. Coast Guard Sector Mobile...

Coast Guard medevacs worker near Fort Morgan, Al.

Coast Guard medevacs worker near Fort Morgan, Al.
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old mariner Sunday approximately 5 miles South of Fort Morgan, Al. Coast Guard Sector Mobile Command Center received a call from the motor vessel Overseas Cascade at 4 p.m. Sunday reporting a medical emergency with a crewmember. Watchstanders coordinated the launch of a Coast Guard Station Dauphin...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Gulf Shores

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Gulf Shores
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 7:23 p.m. Thursday for a missing swimmer near Gulf Shores, Alabama. Rescue crews searched more than 118 square miles for a combined search time of 8.8 hours. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call from a good Samaritan at 7:36 p.m. on Wednesday of a swimmer entering the water and not resurfacing after...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Gulf Shores, Ala.

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Gulf Shores, Ala.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing swimmer Thursday near 1100 West Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores, Alabama. The missing swimmer was described as a 20-year-old Caucasian male wearing an orange swimsuit. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call from a good Samaritan at 7:36...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Mobile Bay, Ala.

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Mobile Bay, Ala.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans medevaced a mariner from a sailing vessel near Mobile Bay, Alabama, Feb. 16, 2022. The mariner was beset by harsh weather conditions and was transferred to Jack Edwards Airport, Alabama, in reportedly stable condition. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner...

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...