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...

Coast Guard rescues swimmer near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues swimmer near Dauphin Island, Alabama
A Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew rescues a swimmer near Dauphin Island, Alabama, August 13, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy asset) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue swimmer off the southern tip of Pelican Island, Alabama, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report around 5 p.m. from a woman whose husband...

Coast Guard searching for overdue person near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard searching for overdue person near Dauphin Island
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew Barresi NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for an overdue person near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Friday. Missing is Brian Duff, a white adult male with an orange life jacket, with a long sleeve under his life jacket. The child that was with him and was reported missing...

Coast Guard rescues six people in the water near Mobile, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues six people in the water near Mobile, Alabama
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued six people from the water after a vessel capsized near Mobile, Alabama, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from Seatow at 11:15 p.m. of a 22-foot SeaPro taking on water with six people aboard. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Dauphin Island
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for one person who went missing aboard the vessel Star Aquila, Friday. Coast Guard crews searched over 1,049 square-nautical miles for approximately 40 hours but were unable to find the missing person. Involved in the search are: Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat...