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...

Coast Guard medevacs man offshore Panama City, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man offshore Panama City, Florida
A response boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Panama City transport a man experiencing symptoms of heat stroke to emergency medical services at Panama City Marina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Chandler Pratt) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a charter fishing boat offshore Panama City, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 12:05...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water
NEW ORLEANS— The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Panama City Beach, Florida, Sunday. The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched approximately 1,281 square-nautical miles for over 27 hours but were unable to locate the missing man. “The Coast Guard searched diligently with our partner agencies to locate the missing man,” said Cmdr. Matthew Derrenbacher, a search...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water

Coast Guard searching for person in the water
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty NEW ORLEANS— The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Panama City Beach, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 7:17 p.m. Friday of a person in the water at Panama City Beach struggling to return to shore. The missing person was described...

Coast Guard searching for person in water near Panama City Beach

Coast Guard searching for person in water near Panama City Beach
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching a person in the water after a ultralight aircraft was downed near Panama City Beach, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 6:35 a.m. from Coast Guard Station Panama City that an ultra-light aircraft carrying...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard assisted three people aboard a vessel taking on water near St. George Island near Panama City, Florida, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Panama City received a report at 11:39 p.m., Saturday, of a 56-foot fishing vessel that ran aground on the south-western side...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Panama City

Coast Guard medevacs man near Panama City
A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Panama City medevaced a man from a charter boat approximately 26 nautical miles south of Panama City, Florida, May 24, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Station Panama City NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a charter vessel approximately 26 nautical miles south of Panama City, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard ends search for reported person in the water near Panama City

Coast Guard ends search for reported person in the water near Panama City
Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo NEW ORLEANS – With no reports of missing persons, the Coast Guard has ended its search for a reported person in the water near Panama City, Florida, Wednesday. The Coast Guard searched 998 miles for 26 hours. Coast Guard Station Panama City received a report at 7:30 p.m. Monday of a swimmer seen struggling, submerging and not resurfacing near south Panama...