Coast Guard searching for possible missing boater near Amelia, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for possible missing boater near Amelia, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing boater in the Intracoastal Waterway near Amelia, Louisiana, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:15 a.m. of a 16-foot aluminum skiff adrift at mile marker 86 of the Intracoastal Waterway west of the Harvey Locks. The vessel’s...

Coast Guard ends search for person in water near Empire, Louisiana

Coast Guard ends search for person in water near Empire, Louisiana
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard ended its search for a person in the water near Empire, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard crews searched over 1,761 square-nautical miles for over 31 hours but were unable to locate the missing man. “Suspending a search is never easy and our thoughts go out to the family and friends of the missing person during this difficult time,” said Lt....

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Empire, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Empire, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water near Empire, Louisiana. Missing is Mark Matherne from Slidell. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday of a sunken vessel approximately six nautical miles southwest of Empire,...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near LaFitte, Louisiana

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near LaFitte, Louisiana
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has ended its search for a person in the water near LaFitte, Louisiana, Monday. A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft—Shallow Water boatcrew from Coast Guard Station New Orleans recovered a body matching the description of Kevin Lege, who had been reported overdue early Monday morning. “We extend our sincere condolences...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near LaFitte, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near LaFitte, Louisiana
The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in The Pen in LaFitte, Louisiana, October 14, 2019.  (U.S Coast Guard courtsey photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in The Pen in LaFitte, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1:20 a.m. of an overdue vessel with one person aboard who was...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water in Dulac, Louisiana

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water in Dulac, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has ended its search for a person in the water in Dulac, Louisiana. A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Grand Isle recovered a body matching the description of the missing person. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Dulac, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Dulac, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS— The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Dulac, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1 p.m. of a running vehicle with an empty boat trailer at a boat launch near Old Bridge Road with an unmanned vessel drifting nearby. Sector watchstanders later...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from disabled vessel

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from disabled vessel
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four people from a disabled vessel offshore Southwest Pass Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 10:50 a.m. of a disabled 20-foot vessel with four people aboard 8 miles south of Southwest Pass. Sector watchstanders directed the launch...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water in Gulf of Mexico
A 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Panama City assists a vessel taking on water 13 miles offshore Panama City, Florida, Aug. 30, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted a vessel taking on water 13 miles offshore Panama City, Florida, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received...