Coast Guard, local agencies search for two people aboard overdue vessel near Mobile
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are
searching for two people aboard an overdue vessel in Mobile Bay, Alabama,
Missing are Floyd Nelson,
85-years-old, and David Stadman, 40-years-old.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector
Mobile received a report at 6:30 p.m. of an overdue 22-foot white Jon boat with
both men aboard.
A family member of one of the two men reported the men
were planning to fish between the Theodore Ship Channel and Gaillard Island
Tuesday evening and were supposed to return by 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Involved in the search is:
- Coast Guard Air Station New
Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter air crew
- Coast Guard Station Dauphin
Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew
- Mobile County Sheriff’s Flotilla
- Daphne Search and Rescue
- Mobile Police Department
- Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144
Ocean Sentry air crew
- Alabama Marine Resources
Anyone with information about the
two men and overdue vessel is requested to contact Coast Guard Sector Mobile at