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...

Coast Guard, other agencies to conduct search and rescue exercise near Perdido Bay

Coast Guard, other agencies to conduct search and rescue exercise near Perdido Bay
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and other agencies are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise in Perdido Bay, Florida, Saturday, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. The exercise will take place between the Lillian Bridge and the Intracoastal Waterway. It will include searches on land, water and air. An incident command post will be established at the Lillian Boat Launch on Perdido Bay. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard ends search for possible person in the water near Pensacola

Coast Guard ends search for possible person in the water near Pensacola
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has ended its search for a possible person in the water in relation to an unmanned kayak located in Bayou Chico Pensacola, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, ended their search after receiving a report of a person seen Wednesday safely exiting the kayak. Involved in the search were: googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Pensacola

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Pensacola
An unmanned kayak located in Bayou Chico Pensacola, Florida, January 2, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water after receiving a report of an unmanned kayak located in Bayou Chico Pensacola, Florida, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received the report of the unmanned orange kayak near Marine Max Marina at 7:49 a.m. There...

Coast Guard suspends search for a person in the water near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for a person in the water near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Destin, Florida, Friday. Coast Guard air and boat crews spent over 130 hours onscene and searched more than 4,909 square-nautical miles over the course of four days but were unable to locate the airman. Involved in the search were: googletag.cmd.push(function() {...