Coast Guard ends search for 20-year-old man near Destin

Coast Guard ends search for 20-year-old man near Destin
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for a man last seen near the Destin Bridge in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Department was reported having located the body of the man near the west side of the Destin Bridge. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from the Destin Sheriff’s Department about a 20-year-old Brazilian man...

Coast Guard searching for 20-year-old man near Destin Bridge

Coast Guard searching for 20-year-old man near Destin Bridge
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a man last seen near the Destin Bridge in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from the Destin Sheriff’s Department about a 20-year-old Brazilian man wearing dark blue shorts last seen walking in waist-high water on the west side...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Destin

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Destin
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is actively searching for an unconfirmed person in the water near the Okaloosa County Pier in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at approximately 1:20 p.m of a possible person in the water. Two people were seen aboard two separate red and yellow rafts. One person was seen falling off their raft, but they...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman from Catamaran Pecan

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman from Catamaran Pecan
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man who was fishing 20 nautical miles south of Destin,Friday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a request for medical assistance from the catamaran Pecan at 8:04 a.m. for a 65-year-old man who had passed out and regained consciousness while fishing. Sector...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Destin Jetties

Coast Guard medevacs man near Destin Jetties
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man near Destin, Florida, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Destin received a distress call on VHF Channel 16 from a man on a personal watercraft suffering a shoulder injury near the Destin Jetties. Station Destin launched a 45-foot Response Boat–Medium...

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man near Destin

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man near Destin
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from his vessel in Destin Harbor near Destin, Florida, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at 7:51 a.m. from the 62-year-old man with leg pain on an anchored sailing vessel in Destin Harbor. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Station Destin 24-foot Special...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing swimmer off the coast of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Tuesday. One body was recovered by a Coast Guard Station Destin boatcrew at 6:22 p.m., Monday. The second body was located ashore and recovered by Fort Morgan Fire Rescue at noon, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call from Baldwin County 9-1-1...

Coast Guard responds to boat taking on water

Coast Guard responds to boat taking on water
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel taking on water approximately 40 miles south of Choctawhatchee Bay in Destin, Florida, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 5:50 a.m. that the 50-foot fishing vessel Jean Marie was taking on water. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists unconscious woman in Destin, Florida

Coast Guard assists unconscious woman in Destin, Florida
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard assisted a woman who was reportedly going in and out of consciousness 14 miles southwest of Destin Harbor, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 6:30 p.m. of a 73-year-old woman aboard a fishing vessel going...