Coast Guard medevacs boater near Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Pensacola, Florida
Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo NEW ORLEANS–The Coast Guard medevaced an injured boater Saturday near Pensacola Bay, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Pensacola received a call at approximately 2 p.m. from a 911 operator relaying a man had been struck by a propeller near Pensacola Bay, Florida. Watchstanders coordinated with local emergency medical services personnel...

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters 44 miles off the coast of Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters 44 miles off the coast of Pensacola, Florida
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued five boaters Friday approximately 44 miles off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report at 2:08 p.m. of a disabled 38-foot vessel taking on water with five people onboard preparing to abandon ship. A Coast Guard Station Pensacola boat crew arrived on-scene and safely recovered all five boaters. The boaters...

Coast Guard rescues 6 people from vessel taking on water near Pensacola Bay

Coast Guard rescues 6 people from vessel taking on water near Pensacola Bay
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued six people from a 20-foot pleasure craft taking on water Tuesday approximately 3 miles northwest of Pensacola Bay in Pensacola, Fla. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report at 5:45 p.m. of a 20-foot pleasure craft, Blue Water, taking on water...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Navy ship off Gulf Coast

Coast Guard medevacs man from Navy ship off Gulf Coast
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. WilliamsNEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Friday off a U.S. Navy supply vessel off the West Florida Coast. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report around 3 a.m. Friday from the Navy offshore supply ship, NAWC-38, stating a 33-year-old male passenger was reportedly having hallucinations...

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...