Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water offshore Dauphin Island

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water offshore Dauphin Island
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 assisted a vessel taking on water approximately 30 miles southeast of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at approximately 5 p.m. via VHF marine radio...

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters offshore Fort Morgan, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters offshore Fort Morgan, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew pose for a photo with eight boaters they rescued near Fort Morgan, Alabama, Saturday November 12, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued eight boaters from a vessel taking on water approximately 19 miles south of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a mayday call over...

Coast Guard medevacs worker near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard medevacs worker near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 58 year-old-male Wednesday from an oil rig 14 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday from an oil rig requesting a medevac for a 58-year-old male who was suffering from chest pain. Sector...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a boater Monday from a recreational vessel near Dauphin Island, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at 8:22 a.m. via 911 dispatch of a 38-year-old male aboard a 14-foot recreation vessel reportedly experiencing severe abdomen pain. Sector...

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...