Coast Guard rescues two men aboard disabled vessel

Coast Guard rescues two men aboard disabled vessel
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two men aboard a disabled vessel near Lafitte, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified at 5:45 p.m. of an overdue 17-foot vessel with two men aboard. They were last seen near Crown Point, Louisiana, at 1:00 p.m. Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard medevacs vessel master

Coast Guard medevacs vessel master
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a vessel master near Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 5:45 a.m. of a male suffering from chest pains aboard the chemical tanker, FPMC 28, and launched a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 helicopter aircrew at 7:45 a.m. The aircrew arrived on scene at 8:20 a.m. and transferred the survivor...

Coast Guard rescues three from vessel taking on water

Coast Guard rescues three from vessel taking on water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a distress call from three males aboard a vessel taking on water near Pelican Island, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 7:23 p.m. about a 24-foot sport fisher taking on water and launched a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 helicopter aircrew at 7:30 p.m. The MH-65 helicopter aircrew arrived at 11:02...

Coast Guard medevacs 13-years-old boy from overturned boat

Coast Guard medevacs 13-years-old boy from overturned boat
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a distress call from three males aboard an overturned vessel in the vicinity of Little Lake near Galliano, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Department at 7:45 p.m. about an overturned vessel and redirected a Coast Guard Air Station MH-65 helicopter aircrew for search and...

Coast Guard rescues lift boat crewmembers

Coast Guard rescues lift boat crewmembers
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four crewmembers aboard the lift boat Superior Trust, as it became unstable near Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 3:19 a.m. reporting one of the Superior Trust’s legs failed and made contact with a natural gas platform’s walkway resulting in approximately 10 gallons of oil discharge. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Norwegian Dawn

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship  Norwegian Dawn
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old woman from the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn approximately 30 nautical miles north of Venice, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 7 p.m. Sunday of a passenger suffering a shoulder injury. Watchstanders directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Dawn

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Dawn
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 76-year-old male aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn approximately 10 nautical miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at approximately 12:00 a.m. that a passenger had been suffering from a heart condition and flu-like symptoms. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Station Venice were notified...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Triumph

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Triumph
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 45-year-old man from the cruise ship Carnival Triumph approximately 11 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 6:57 p.m. that a cruise ship passenger was suffering from symptoms similar to a heart attack. Sector New Orleans watchstanders directed the launch of an MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is towing a vessel that was taking on water in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 3:02 p.m. from the crew of a 43-foot sailing vessel that their vessel was disabled and taking on water in Terrebonne Bay. Sector New Orleans watchstanders directed the launch of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...