Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man from fishing vessel

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man from fishing vessel
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from 12 nautical miles south of Grand Isle, La., Saturday. Coast Guard New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 4:38 p.m. of a 62-year-old man aboard a fishing vessel suffering from prolonged flu-like symptoms who had fallen out of his rack and sustained face, neck, and back injuries. Watchstanders directed the launch of a 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 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...

Coast Guard escorts vessel safely to port

Coast Guard escorts vessel safely to port
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard safely escorted a vessel to shore that was taking on water approximately 50 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Morgan City 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew oversaw the safe return of an 85-foot fishing vessel with three people aboard to Lynn Drydock in Amelia, Louisiana, at 8:09 a.m. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New...

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel taking on water approximately 50 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1:58 a.m. of an 85-foot fishing vessel with three people aboard taking on water approximately 50 miles south of Grand Isle. Watchstanders at Sector New Orleans directed the launch of a 45-foot...

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near Grand Isle

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near Grand Isle
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard assisted a fishing vessel that was taking on water approximately 11 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans were notified at 6:02 a.m. that the fishing vessel Jennifer & David was taking on water. Sector New Orleans directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Grand...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from sinking vessel

Coast Guard rescues 3 from sinking vessel
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three people from a sinking vessel near Dulac, Saturday, October 8, 2016. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 9:42 p.m. of a vessel that was taking on water near Terrebonne Bay. The vessel’s pump was reportedly not keeping up with the flooding and the water was reported as 3-feet deep. Sector New Orleans watchstanders directed...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing person near Grand Isle

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing person near Grand Isle
NEW ORLEANS—The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a missing person in Grand Isle, Sunday. Missing is 25-year-old Brad Larkeis Durell, last seen wearing a camouflage hat and a purple and white shirt. Durell is about five-foot eight inches. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the report at about 11 a.m., that Durell was missing and last seen fishing from the...

Coast Guard rescues 5 people 18 miles offshore from Empire, La

Coast Guard rescues 5 people 18 miles offshore from Empire, La
The Coast Guard rescued five people with assistance from a good Samaritan about 18 miles offshore of Empire, La.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans) EMPIRE, La. – The Coast Guard rescued five people with assistance from a good Samaritan about 18 miles offshore of Empire, La., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report of a 20-foot recreational...