Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to the report of a vessel taking on water in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 10:28 a.m. of a 22-foot vessel taking on water with one man and a dog aboard in Lake Pontchartrain between the Highway 11 Bridge and the I-10 Twin Span Bridge. Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard, local agencies suspend search for person in the water

Coast Guard, local agencies suspend search for person in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a person in the water in the Lower Mississippi River from mile marker 164 to mile marker 110 near Gramercy, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the Tug Miss Courtney that a crewmember had gone missing. He was last seen at approximately 11:15 p.m., Sunday. Involved in the search was: Coast...

Coast Guard, local agency rescues 4 people from capsized vessel

Coast Guard, local agency rescues 4 people from capsized vessel
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies assisted a capsized vessel near Golden Meadow, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 9:00 a.m. from the uninspected towing vessel Jenny Marie that there was a capsized vessel approximately 1,000 yards north of Leeville Bridge, Golden Meadow. Sector New Orleans launched a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, local agencies, good samaritan assist vessel taking on water near Vermilion Bay

Coast Guard, local agencies, good samaritan assist vessel taking on water near Vermilion Bay
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, good Samaritan, and local agencies assisted a vessel taking on water near Vermilion Bay, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received distress calls from a vessel taking on water at approximately 6:00 p.m. Sector New Orleans launched a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircew to search for the...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist vessel taking on water

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist vessel taking on water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted a vessel taking on water at Palmetto Bayou, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 9:00 a.m. of a 12-foot aluminum boat, with three people onboard, that was disabled and taking on water over its bow. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans launched a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew....

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist disabled vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist disabled vessel
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted a disabled vessel approximately 12 nautical miles South of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a distress signal from the owner of a 27-foot pleasure craft with four people aboard at approximately 6:15 p.m. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans launched an MH-65...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Breton Sound

Coast Guard medevacs man near Breton Sound
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man near Breton Sound, Louisiana, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 3:14 p.m. of a 70-year-old man suffering from stroke like symptoms aboard the fishing vessel RED EAGLE. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew at 4:28 p.m. The aircrew...

Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescue 19 people in the water

Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescue 19 people in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued 19 people in the water near Santa Rosa, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 5:32 p.m. of a vessel with nine people aboard sinking near Choctawhatchee Bay. A good Samaritan responded and pulled all nine people out of the water but realized his boat was overloaded. Sequentially,...

Coast Guard medevacs injured male near Vermilion Bay

Coast Guard medevacs injured male near Vermilion Bay
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man aboard a fishing vessel near Vermilion Bay, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 7:50 a.m. of a crewmember aboard a 67-foot shrimper who had sustained a hand injury. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew at 8:28 a.m. The aircrew...