Coast Guard rescues three people from sinking vessel

65 New OrleansNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three people from a sinking vessel in Pascagoula Channel, Mississippi, Friday.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a radio transmission at 8:13 p.m. from a 57-foot wooden vessel named Lady Nonne that reported they were taking on water.

Coast Guard Station Pascagoula launched a 45-Foot Response Boat and a 24-Foot special purpose craft-shallow water boat. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans launched a MH-65 Helicopter which located the Lady Nonne and utilized a rescue swimmer who hoisted all three people.

The three people were then transported to the Gulfport Millionaire Airport where they were delivered to Emergency Medical Services in stable condition.

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