Coast Guard medevacs man from Lake Borgne, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs man from Lake Borgne, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel in Lake Borgne, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 7 a.m. of a 52-year-old man aboard a fishing vessel in Lake Borgne who was going in and out of consciousness. Sector watchstanders diverted an MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana, Sunday. “Coast Guard crews from multiple units diligently searched 167 square-nautical miles for approximately 22 hours but, unfortunately, were unable to locate the individual,” said Cmdr. Michael Wolfe, a search and rescue mission coordinator at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana
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 near Fort Jackson, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 5:41 a.m. of a vessel with three people aboard taking on water near mile marker 20 on the Mississippi River. The vessel sank and two of the three people...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water

Coast Guard searching for person in the water
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Caillou Bay approximately 15 miles southwest of Cocodrie, Louisiana, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 11:25 a.m. of a missing 60-year-old man who was last seen aboard the vessel Miss Trudy. There were two...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from burning vessel

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from burning vessel
A passenger vessel that caught fire in Chandeleur Sound, Louisiana, October 8, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Venice) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four people from a vessel that caught fire in Chandeleur Sound, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District in New Orleans received a report at 2:36 a.m. that the passenger vessel Grand Sun...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Baton Rouge

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Baton Rouge
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Sunday. The Coast Guard searched approximately 30 square miles for about 9 hours for a man who entered the Mississippi River, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Department that a man was seen...

Coast Guard searching for man in Mississippi River near Baton Rouge

Coast Guard searching for man in Mississippi River near Baton Rouge
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a man who was reported entering the Mississippi River near downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Department that a man was seen entering the river at about 7 a.m. Saturday. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Donaldsonville, Louisiana, Friday. The Coast Guard searched approximately 46 square miles for 18 hours for a man who fell off a vessel into the Mississippi River Thursday. Involved in the search were: A response boat crew from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge A response boat crew from...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Donaldsonville

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Donaldsonville
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-Foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water at mile marker 183 of the Mississippi River near Donaldsonville, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 9:30 a.m. from the uninspected towing vessel CSS Richmond that...