Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in response to a vessel taking on water near Bayou Bienvenue, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 12 p.m. of a 16-foot vessel taking on water with three people aboard. Sector New Orleans watchstanders directed the launch of a Special...

Coast Guard medevacs 60-year-old man from barge

Coast Guard medevacs 60-year-old man from barge
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans medevaced a 60-year-old man who was experiencing stroke-like symptoms approximately 4 nautical miles south of Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana, April 18, 2017. Coast Guard imagery courtesy of Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man four nautical miles south of Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana,...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship 260 nautical miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified at 11:36 a.m. of a 52-year-old female aboard the cruise ship Carnival Valor in need of a medevac. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew at...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for of a 30-year-old male who fell into the Tensaw River near Bay Minette, Alabama, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 11:55 a.m. that North Baldwin Sheriff’s Search and Rescue and Daphne Search and Rescue had located a body matching the description of the missing person, which...

Coast Guard responds to report of a person in the water

Coast Guard responds to report of a person in the water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to the report of a 30-year-old white male with black hair in the water near mile marker 13 of the Tensaw River near Bay Minette, Alabama, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 12:05 a.m. that the man had fallen off a pleasure craft at approximately 12:00 a.m. Involved in the search are: An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew...

Coast Guard responds to possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, from a multiple car accident at approximately mile marker three of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge on the southbound lanes, Thursday. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the report from the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Police Department at 3:48 a.m. after a...

Coast Guard rescues four men from disabled boat

Coast Guard rescues four men from disabled boat
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four men from a disabled boat in Drum Bay, Louisiana,Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center in New Orleans received a report of a disabled vessel in Drum Bay with four men aboard at approximately 10:04 p.m. After losing communications with the boat, Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders directed the launch of an MH-65...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 men from fishing vessel off Panama City

Coast Guard medevacs 2 men from fishing vessel off Panama City
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced two men from a commercial fishing vessel approximately 50 miles offshore of Panama City, Florida, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of two injured crewmembers aboard the fishing vessel Capt. Gorman III at about 7:00 p.m. A 50-year-old male suffered lacerations near his left eye and right hand, and a 55-year-old male suffered...

Coast Guard medevacs man from supply vessel

Coast Guard medevacs man from supply vessel
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old man from an offshore supply vessel approximately 45 nautical miles south of Point Au Fer, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the OSV Isabella Rose at about 11 a.m. of a deckhand complaining of chest pains and abdominal discomfort. Watchstanders directed the launch of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...