Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 4 people in the water

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 4 people in the water
45-foot RB-M. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a report of four people in the water after two vessels collided near Baptiste Collette Bayou, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 10:45 a.m. of a vessel collision between a 40-foot commercial deck boat with eight...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from fishing vessel

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from fishing vessel
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard conducted an emergency medical evacuation of an injured man from a vessel near the Chandeleur Islands in Louisiana, on Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Command Center watchstanders received a notification at 8:23 a.m. of a 45-year-old man who sustained a serious leg injury aboard the commercial...

Coast Guard, local authorities assist boaters after vessel takes on water

Coast Guard, local authorities assist boaters after vessel takes on water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local authorities responded to a vessel taking on water on the lower Mississippi River near Pilottown, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification from Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office at 4:55 a.m. of a 20-foot white center console with two people and a dog aboard grounded on the riverbank after taking on water. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard ends search for two people from capsized boat

Coast Guard ends search for two people from capsized boat
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for two people near mile marker 18 on the Mississippi River near Bootheville, Louisiana, Thursday. The Coast Guards searched approximately 130 square nautical miles for 27 hours. Missing are Katelyn Carlisle and Rueben Arellano. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to deep draft grounding in the Lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard responds to deep draft grounding in the Lower Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a grounded vessel in the Lower Mississippi River near New Orleans, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 8:32 Friday morning that the 837-foot UK-flagged deep-draft vessel Anglo Alexandria had grounded in the Mississippi River at mile marker 3.5. The vessel is currently blocking the navigation channel and a tug is...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel near Venice, Louisiana
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jon Adams from Coast Guard Station Venice, Louisiana, tows a vessel that was disabled approximately 25 miles south of Venice December 29, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Venice) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard towed a vessel that was disabled approximately 25 miles south of Venice, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from grounded vessel

Coast Guard rescues 2 from grounded vessel
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from their vessel near Hopedale, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 6:20 p.m. of a 16-foot pleasure craft running aground with two people on board. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65...

Coast Guard rescues man from grounded vessel near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues man from grounded vessel near Venice, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a man from a grounded vessel on the Lower Mississippi River near Venice, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1:02 p.m. of a 32-foot fishing vessel taking on water with one person aboard near Venice. The owner of the vessel beached the vessel...

Coast Guard rescues 6 people from disabled vessel

Coast Guard rescues 6 people from disabled vessel
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued six people from a disabled vessel in the Atchafalaya Bay near Morgan City, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report from St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Department at 12:50 a.m. of a disabled 16-foot bass boat with two adults and four children on board. Watchstanders...