Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Grand Bay, Mississippi

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Grand Bay, Mississippi
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people after their boat capsized near Grand Bay, Mississippi, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Pascagoula received a report from Jackson County dispatchers that there were two people in the water in Grand Bay. Station Pascagoula watchstanders relayed the report to Coast Guard Sector Mobile...

Coast Guard medevacs woman with head injury near Petit Bois Island

Coast Guard medevacs woman with head injury near Petit Bois Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne ZilnickiNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a woman with a head injury near Petit Bois Island, Mississippi, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 3:38 p.m. of a woman who sustained a head injury head injury aboard a fishing vessel approximately 3 nautical miles...

Coast Guard rescues 7 people from capsized boat near Horn Island

Coast Guard rescues 7 people from capsized boat near Horn Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a capsized vessel approximately 4 miles east of Horn Island, Mississippi, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification at 2:47 p.m. from Sea Tow that they had lost communications with a vessel they were en route to assist. Sector...

Coast Guard assists mariners in Pascagoula Channel

Coast Guard assists mariners in Pascagoula Channel
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three mariners in the Pascagoula Channel in Mississippi, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 1 p.m. of a 34-foot catamaran that became disabled upon its arrival to Pascagoula Channel on its voyage from Dauphin Island,...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Horn Island

Coast Guard medevacs man near Horn Island
USCG 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 34-year-old man suffering from heart attack-like symptoms near Horn Island, Mississippi, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from local dispatch of a man who had been using a personal watercraft and was suffering heart attack-like symptoms on Horn Island. Watchstanders directed...

Coast Guard transports 6 people from disabled vessel

Coast Guard transports 6 people from disabled vessel
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old woman and transported five people from a disabled vessel near Sand Island, Mississippi, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a notification at approximately 6 p.m. of the disabled vessel with a woman aboard going in and...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel off Pascagoula, Mississippi

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel off Pascagoula, Mississippi
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 42-year-old male from a motor vessel approximately 18 nautical miles south of Pascagoula, Mississippi, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at 1:16 p.m. reporting a 42-year-old male suffering from a severely infected foot aboard the motor vessel Amazon Explorer. A Coast Guard Station Pascagoula 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew,...

Coast Guard rescues three people from sinking vessel

Coast Guard rescues three people from sinking vessel
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three people from a sinking vessel in Pascagoula Channel, Mississippi, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a radio transmission at 8:13 p.m. from a 57-foot wooden vessel named Lady Nonne that reported they were taking on water. Coast Guard Station Pascagoula launched a 45-Foot Response Boat and a 24-Foot special purpose craft-shallow water boat. Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.
PASCAGOULA, Miss.  – Coast Guard and local agencies have suspended their search for the three people who were aboard a Lancair single-engine plane near Pascagoula, Wednesday. Response crews covered more than 3,500 square miles during the search after receiving a report of the missing plane Monday evening. Rescue crews continuously searched for more than 400 hours combined. Coast Guard and local...