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...

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...