Coast Guard rescue overdue mariner near Dauphin Island, Alabama

NEW ORLEANS —​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescue a mariner 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 Leer másCoast Guard rescue overdue mariner near Dauphin Island, Alabama[…]

Coast Guard reminds mariners that hoax calls are no joke

NEW ORLEANS —​ The Coast Guard would like to remind people of the dangers and penalties associated with hoax distress calls and the use of laser pointers pointed at aircraft or boat crews on patrol. For 230 years the Coast Guard has responded to distress calls at sea but lately, false distress has been on the Leer másCoast Guard reminds mariners that hoax calls are no joke[…]

Coast Guard responds to swimmer in distress near Dauphin Island, Alabama

NEW ORLEANS — A U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescue a swimmer who was in distress near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 3 p.m. that a female swimmer was in distress after reportedly being pulled out by the rip tide off Dauphin Island’s Leer másCoast Guard responds to swimmer in distress near Dauphin Island, Alabama[…]

Coast Guard is search for 2 missing persons near Perdido Pass, Alabama

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard RB-M and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, and partners, are in search 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 Leer másCoast Guard is search for 2 missing persons near Perdido Pass, Alabama[…]

Coast Guard rescue 3 people, dog offshore Apalachicola, Florida

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard aircrews rescued three people and a dog from a capsized fishing vessel, Pete’s Dream, offshore Apalachicola, Florida, Thursday. All passengers on board, including the dog, were rescued and no injuries were reported. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 11 a.m. that the 64-foot fishing Leer másCoast Guard rescue 3 people, dog offshore Apalachicola, Florida[…]

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Pensacola, Florida

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard assisted a vessel, Liberty Call, 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 was taking on water, with two Leer másCoast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Pensacola, Florida[…]

Coast Guard rescue six people in the water near Mobile, Alabama ​

NEW ORLEANS – A Coast Guard Response Boat and MH-65 Dolphin crews rescue six people from the water after a vessel capsized near Mobile, Alabama, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from Seatow at​ 11:15​ p.m. of a 22-foot SeaPro taking on water with six people aboard. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island launched Leer másCoast Guard rescue six people in the water near Mobile, Alabama ​[…]

Coast Guard rescue 3 people from capsized vessel near Lake Borgne, Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS —​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescue three people from a capsized vessel near Lake Borgne, Louisiana, Tuesday night. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 8:50 p.m, Tuesday, over Channel 16 VHF, the international distress marine radio frequency, of a capsized vessel with three people aboard near Leer másCoast Guard rescue 3 people from capsized vessel near Lake Borgne, Louisiana[…]

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