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 suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Slidell, Louisiana, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew began a search at 6:17 a.m. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification of a possible person in the water after a personal flotation device was found near Highway 11 and...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water

Coast Guard searching for person in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Slidell, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification of a possible person in the water after a personal flotation device was found near Highway 11 and the I-10 bridge at 7:03 p.m., Tuesday. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station New Orleans 24-foot Special...

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in response to a vessel taking on water near Bayou Bienvenue, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 12 p.m. of a 16-foot vessel taking on water with three people aboard. Sector New Orleans watchstanders directed the launch of a Special...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard suspends search for possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Thursday. A 29-foot response boat-small crew from Coast Guard Station New Orleans reported that they observed no signs of a vehicle going in Lake Pontchartrain as a result of a multiple car accident on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge, Thursday. Watchstanders from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, from a multiple car accident at approximately mile marker three of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge on the southbound lanes, Thursday. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the report from the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Police Department at 3:48 a.m. after a...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Convent, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Convent, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended their search for a person in the water in vicinity of Convent, Louisiana, Thursday.  Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans were notified by Customs and Border Protection at 8:30 a.m. that a 35 year-old male Chinese national was missing from the motor vessel BBG Bright. Coast Guard crews searched eight miles of the Lower Mississippi River for approximately...

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...