Coast Guard rescues overdue mariner near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues overdue mariner near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a man on an overdue personal watercraft near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from Baldwin County 911 at approximately 8:50 p.m. that the father of the reporting party had taken a personal watercraft from Fort Morgan toward Dauphin...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water on Pensacola coast

Coast Guard searching for person in the water on Pensacola coast
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water near East Pensacola Beach in Pensacola, Florida, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile were notified at 7:58 a.m. of a kite used for kite-surfing on the beach in the Gulf of Mexico near East Pensacola Beach. It was reported that the kite appeared as though...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 divers offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs 2 divers offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced two divers experiencing symptoms requiring medical attention offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida, Saturday. One 28-year-old male was transported to a local hospital in stable condition, and one 48-year-old male was pronounced deceased by a local coroner. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a...

Coast Guard medevacs divers offshore Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs divers offshore Pensacola, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced two divers reporting symptoms of decompression sickness offshore Pensacola, Florida, Monday. One 55-year-old male diver was transported to Spring Hill Medical Center, and one 66-year-old male diver was pronounced deceased by EMS upon arriving to shore. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing persons near Perdido Pass, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing persons near Perdido Pass, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is actively searching for two missing people last seen swimming near Perdido Pass, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from a 911 operator at 5:54 p.m. of three people in distress who were swimming in the vicinity of Perdido Pass. Two swimmers are still missing. The...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue seven passengers from capsized vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue seven passengers from capsized vessel
The Coast Guard, with assistance from three good Samaritan vessels, rescued seven people from a capsized recreational vessel offshore Pensacola, Florida, May 22, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard, with assistance from three good Samaritan vessels, rescued seven people from a capsized recreational vessel offshore Pensacola, Florida, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Pensacola, Florida
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard assisted a vessel in distress that was taking on water offshore Pensacola, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a distress call at about 1 a.m from the recreational vessel Liberty Call, which had struck a submerged object and...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Pensacola, Florida
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing kayaker near Pensacola, Florida.  The Coast Guard searched approximately 3,918 square miles over 105 hours. Missing is Tosh Mutdho, last seen departing the Pensacola Beach Pier at approximately 6 p.m. Monday on a kayak. The Coast Guard searched approximately 3,918 square miles over 105...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Pensacola, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for an overdue kayaker in Pensacola, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification at approximately 10 p.m. on Monday from friends of Tosh Mutdho, the missing kayaker, who departed Pensacola Beach Pier in a green kayak at around 5:40...