Coast Guard escorts vessel safely to port

A Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-SmallNEW 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 Orleans received a report Monday at 1:58 a.m. of the fishing vessel taking on water approximately 50 miles south of Grand Isle.

Watchstanders directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Grand Isle, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, and an HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center in Mobile, Alabama.

If you have any problems viewing this article, please report it here.

Related Posts

Comments are closed.