Coast Guard and local agency rescues two injured girls

Coast Guard and local agency rescues two injured girls
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded to two girls who were struck by a boat propeller and injured near Shell Island, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile Alabama received a report of the accident at 4:40 p.m. from the girl’s...

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Diver

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Diver
Coast Guard Cutter Ridley file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has ended its search for a missing diver near the Hathaway Bridge in Panama City, Florida, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 3 p.m. Saturday that a vessel had driven through an area where four recreational divers had been swimming near the Hathaway Bridge. One diver was struck by...

Coast Guard searching for person in water near Saint Andrews Bay

Coast Guard searching for person in water near Saint Andrews Bay
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Saint Andrews Bay near Panama City, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 5 p.m. Sunday of a black male wearing black swim trunks going overboard from a pontoon boat in the vicinity of Saint Andrews Bay. Currently involved...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing boaters near Panama City

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing boaters near Panama City
Coast Guard Cutter Manowar file photo by PA3 Andrew Kendrick NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for two people aboard an overdue vessel near Panama City, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:20 p.m. of two people aboard an 18-foot white pleasure craft vessel who were scheduled to return to Carl Grey Park at sunset, approximately 4:55 p.m. Missing are...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Goose Creek Bay

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Goose Creek Bay
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in the vicinity of Goose Creek Bay in Wakulla County, Florida, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 2 a.m. CST of a capsized 12-foot aluminum boat, with one person on board. The vessel was recovered approximately two nautical miles south of...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Manowar file photo by PA3 Andrew Kendrick NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida, Thursday. Coast Guard air and boat crews searched more than 5,862 square-nautical miles over the course of 4 days but were unable to locate Darren Peterson, a 46-year-old man from Montrose, Colorado. “On behalf of the Coast Guard,...

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are searching for a person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 6 p.m. Sunday, from FWC that they discovered a partially submerged...

Good Samaritan recovers three people after vessel fire near Panama City, Florida

Good Samaritan recovers three people after vessel fire near Panama City, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a vessel on fire near Panama City, Florida, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard District Eight Command Center were alerted to the activation of an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon approximately 35 miles offshore of Panama City at 1:33...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water in Gulf of Mexico
A 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Panama City assists a vessel taking on water 13 miles offshore Panama City, Florida, Aug. 30, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted a vessel taking on water 13 miles offshore Panama City, Florida, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received...