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. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

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 rescues man in water

Coast Guard rescues man in water
Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a person in the water approximately 25 miles west of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 5 a.m. that a 42-foot trawling vessel with one person aboard was on fire west of Grand Isle. Sector 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...

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...