Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Vermilion Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Vermilion Bay
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water in Vermilion Bay, Louisiana. The Coast Guard searched approximately 1782 square miles continuously over 25 hours. “After an exhaustive search the Coast Guard and local partners were unable to locate the missing mariner,” said Lt. Cmdr. Michelle Ferguson,...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters run aground near New Orleans

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters run aground near New Orleans
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters who had run hard aground in the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet near New Orleans, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at about 8:30 p.m. Friday that three boaters in a 20-foot flat boat had run hard aground into marsh in the Mississippi River...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Vermilion Bay

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Vermilion Bay
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Vermilion Bay, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at about midnight Thursday of a vessel with two passengers that was overdue to return home. A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Lake Barre, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Lake Barre, 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 Lake Barre, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 9 p.m. Wednesday evening of a 36-year-old male who had jumped off the commercial fishing vessel Miss Sue. Involved in the search: Coast...

Coast Guard searching for overdue person near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard searching for overdue person near Dauphin Island
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew Barresi NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for an overdue person near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Friday. Missing is Brian Duff, a white adult male with an orange life jacket, with a long sleeve under his life jacket. The child that was with him and was reported missing...

Coast Guard searching for two people near Slidell, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for two people near Slidell, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for two people on an overdue vessel, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 3:33 p.m. Sunday from St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office of two people and a 20-foot yellow skiff that were overdue. Ted Roach and Jennifer Lingoni...

Coast Guard searches for owner of unmanned adrift kayak

Coast Guard searches for owner of unmanned adrift kayak
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of an unmanned kayak floating in Choctawhatchee Bay, Florida, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 12:08 p.m. from a good Samaritan vessel about the unmanned kayak that was located one mile south of Boggy Bayou. The red Perception Sport ‘Pescador 12’ kayak is approximately 10 to 12 feet long. A dolphin-themed...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Hopedale, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Hopedale, Louisiana
The Coast Guard rescued two overdue boaters near Hopedale, Louisiana, May 25, 2020. Station New Orleans 24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water boat crew embarked the two people and brought them back to Hopedale Marina. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/released) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two overdue boaters near Hopedale, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing persons near Perdido Pass, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing persons near Perdido Pass, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is actively searching for two missing people last seen swimming near Perdido Pass, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from a 911 operator at 5:54 p.m. of three people in distress who were swimming in the vicinity of Perdido Pass. Two swimmers are still missing. The...