Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water off Pensacola

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water off Pensacola
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the person in the water approximately 157 nautical miles off of Pensacola, Florida. The search was suspended after searching a total of 434 square nautical miles. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday of a man with dark hair, wearing a red...

Coast Guard searching for person in water off Pensacola

Coast Guard searching for person in water off Pensacola
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately 157 nautical miles off of Pensacola, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday of a man with dark hair, wearing a red shirt, and seen facedown in the water. A passenger aboard the cruise ship initially...

Coast Guard rescues 3 on disabled vessel in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard rescues 3 on disabled vessel in Gulf of Mexico
HOUSTON — Three men stranded aboard a disabled boat were found and towed back into port after signaling an oil rig, 187 miles southeast of Houston, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received the initial report, at 8 p.m., Saturday, from the wife of Mark Jones that her husband and two other men had taken their 30-foot boat and hadn’t returned at the agreed upon time....

Coast Guard crews continue search for missing jet skier, assess ports

Coast Guard crews continue search for missing jet skier, assess ports
MOBILE, Ala. — Coast Guard aircrews are taking to the sky again in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac to continue the search for a missing person and assess the condition of local ports, Wednesday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and crew has been launched to continue the search for a 47-year-old, male who was reported missing at approximately 8:30 p.m., Monday. An HC-144 Ocean Sentry fixed-wing aircraft...