Coast Guard medevacs man from motor vessel Elliot Cheramie

Coast Guard medevacs man from motor vessel Elliot Cheramie
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 25-year-old man from a motor vessel 40 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Thursday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 12:20 p.m. about a crewmember...

Coast Guard conducting urban search and rescue in Houston

Coast Guard conducting urban search and rescue in Houston
Two MH-65 helicopters sit prepped and ready as the Coast Guard prepared for response efforts at Air Station Corpus Christi in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Aug. 24, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland. HOUSTON — U.S. Coast Guard is conducting urban search and rescue in the greater Houston area. Do not call for rescue if you are not in a life-threatening situation....

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Port Fourchon

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Port Fourchon
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing man who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel approximately 30 miles southwest of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The Coast Guard searched a total of 2,630 square nautical miles of the Gulf of Mexico over the course of nearly 60 hours for Roy Kerwood. “Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends...

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Grand Isle, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Grand Isle, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man approximately 60 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District in New Orleans received a report at 9:32 p.m., Wednesday, of a 42-year-old man who was experiencing symptoms of heart failure. District watchstanders directed the launch...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Skipjack file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kevin Metcalf. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel approximately 30 miles southwest of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 8 a.m. that Roy Kerwood had gone missing aboard the fishing...

Coast Guard medevacs stabbing victims

Coast Guard medevacs stabbing victims
Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced two men who were reportedly stabbed aboard a fishing vessel 40 miles south of Pensacola, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report of two crewmembers reportedly being stabbed by a third crewmember aboard the commercial fishing vessel Billy B. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel west of Chandeleur Island

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel west of Chandeleur Island
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 24-year-old man from a fishing vessel 10 miles west of Chandeleur Island, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 4:05 p.m. of a man suffering from asthma-like symptoms. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New...

Coast Guard responds to boat taking on water

Coast Guard responds to boat taking on water
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel taking on water approximately 40 miles south of Choctawhatchee Bay in Destin, Florida, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 5:50 a.m. that the 50-foot fishing vessel Jean Marie was taking on water. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues person in the water near Barataria Bay

Coast Guard rescues person in the water near Barataria Bay
Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a man in the water north of Barataria Bay, Louisiana, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report from a Plaquemines Parish Marine unit at 3:17 a.m. of a man who had fallen from a 20-foot center console boat into the water. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast...