Coast Guard responds to sinking vessel near Southwest Pass

65 New OrleansNEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to a reported sinking vessel near Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Thursday.

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 5:20 a.m.

Involved in the response are:

–       45 foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Venice

–       Coast Guard Cutter Razorbill crew

–       MH-65 helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans

–       HC-144 aircraft crew from Coast Guard Sector Mobile

Anyone with information, please contact Sector New Orleans at 504-365-2200.

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