Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child near Biloxi, Mississippi

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child near Biloxi, Mississippi
A member from Coast Guard Sector Mobile’s Incident Management Division surveys the wreckage of shrimping vessel Cajun Made near Biloxi, Mississippi, August 15, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy asset) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued four passengers early Saturday morning from a commercial shrimping vessel taking on water near Biloxi, Mississippi. Three adults and one child were recovered...

Coast Guard rescues 5 people from the water offshore Gulfport, Mississippi

Coast Guard rescues 5 people from the water offshore Gulfport, Mississippi
A response boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Gulfport, Mississippi, stands with survivors they rescued from the water after the their vessel capsized offshore Gulfport Harbor Sept. 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued five people who went into the water after their vessel capsized in Mississippi Sound, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile,...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from disabled vessel

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from disabled vessel
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four people from a disabled vessel approximately 5 miles south of Cat Island, Mississippi, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 2:45 p.m. Thursday of a disabled vessel with 4 people aboard offshore Cat Island. Sector watchstanders directed the launch...

Coast Guard ends search for person in water near West Ship Island, Mississippi

Coast Guard ends search for person in water near West Ship Island, Mississippi
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard ended its search for a person who jumped off a boat near West Ship Island, Mississippi, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 10:30 a.m. from Mississippi Department of Marine Resources that a body had been recovered matching the description of the missing person. The Coast Guard searched approximately...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge
The Coast Guard responds to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2 miles west of Cat Island, Mississippi, August 3, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Davis) NEW ORLEANS—The Coast Guard is responding to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2 miles west of Cat Island, Mississippi, Thursday. Gulfport Fire Department reports that they have extinguished...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing person near West Ship Island

Coast Guard concludes search for missing person near West Ship Island
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard concluded the search for a missing person near West Ship Island near Gulfport, Mississippi, Wednesday. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources located the body of the missing person and transported the body to a nearby coroner’s office. Coast Guard Station Gulfport watchstanders received a notification at 6:48 a.m. from the Mississippi Department...

Coast Guard searching for missing person near West Ship Island

Coast Guard searching for missing person near West Ship Island
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing person near West Ship Island near Gulfport, Mississippi, Tuesday. The missing person is Kevin Anderson. Coast Guard Station Gulfport watchstanders received a notification at 6:48 a.m. from the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources of an unmanned vessel that had ran ashore near Gulfport Harbor with an active motor. Involved...

Coast Guard ends search for missing person near Cat Island

Coast Guard ends search for missing person near Cat Island
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has ended the search for a man missing near Cat Island, Mississippi, after his body was found Monday. A Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel located the body, and Mississippi Department of Marine Resources recovered it and transferred it to shore where a Mississippi Coroner positively identified the body as the missing person in the water. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received...

Coast Guard tows a vessel 3 nautical miles southwest of Freemason Island

Coast Guard tows a vessel 3 nautical miles southwest of Freemason Island
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard towed a disabled vessel 3 nautical miles southwest of Freemason Island, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders were notified at 7:00 p.m. Friday that a mariner’s boat had broken down but were unable to establish communication with the mariner. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew was deployed at 10:30...