The Coast Guard rescued five people who went into the water after their vessel capsized in Mississippi Sound Saturday.
Watchstanders in Mobile, Alabama were called about 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon, with a report that an unknown number of people went into the water after a vessel capsized approximately two miles south of Gulfport Harbor.
A 45-Foot Response Boat was launched from Coast Guard Station Gulfport to rescue the people.
A good Samaritan aboard a personal watercraft rescued six of the 11 people who went into the water.
The Coast Guard boatcrew arrived on scene at 3:36 p.m., rescued the remaining five people and transported them to Station Gulfport in stable condition.