Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to multiple search and rescue cases along the Gulf Coast over the weekend. Coast Guard crews at Sectors Corpus Christi, Houston-Galveston, New Orleans and Mobile worked six separate cases, with three of those occurring Sunday. “As the warmer weather approaches, boaters are becoming more active on the waterways throughout the region, and we want to remind...

Coast Guard suspends search for remaining Seacor Power crewmembers

Coast Guard suspends search for remaining Seacor Power crewmembers
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021 searching for people in the water 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The Coast Guard and multiple good Samaritan vessels responded to the capsized vessel and searched for multiple missing people in the water. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard...

Two crewmembers recovered from capsized lift boat

Two crewmembers recovered from capsized lift boat
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris) NEW ORLEANS — Seacor contracted commercial divers from Donjon Marine Company who were diving on the capsized Seacor Power lift boat recovered 2 more unresponsive people Friday. Out of respect...

Coast Guard recovers 1 Thursday night from missing lift boat crew

Coast Guard recovers 1 Thursday night from missing lift boat crew
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard recovered one unresponsive person in the water Thursday near the capsized Seacor Power lift boat 8 miles south of Port Fourchon. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard continues search for missing people from capsized vessel

Coast Guard continues search for missing people from capsized vessel
Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-medium boat crew members prepare to throw a heaving line at the hull of the SeaCor Power, offshore Port Fourchon Louisiana, April 15, 2021. The crew was attempting to make contact with potential survivors inside the vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Grand Isle) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to search for...

Coast Guard recovers 1 unresponsive, continues searching for 12 missing people

Coast Guard recovers 1 unresponsive, continues searching for 12 missing people
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021 searching for people in the water 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard recovered one unresponsive person and continues to search for 12 missing people from...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 6 people from capsized vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 6 people from capsized vessel
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021 searching for people in the water south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and multiple good Samaritan vessels rescued six people from a capsized commercial vessel Tuesday...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Port Isabel, Texas
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard and partner agency crews are searching for a missing boater in Lower Laguna Madre near Port Isabel, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from the South Padre Island Police Department stating a family member called in saying the boater left from the West...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Galveston, Texas
USCG MH-65 File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing boater in West Bay near Galveston, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard crews searched over 297 square-miles over the span of approximately 65 hours. The search began at approximately 11:15 p.m. Sunday evening when Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a missing boater near Middle Deer Island who had...