Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Houma, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Houma, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 59-year-old man who went missing near Houma, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard rescue crews searched for approximately 24 hours, covering more than 50 square miles. Terrebonne...

Coast Guard searching for missing person near Houma, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for missing person near Houma, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard, along with local and state responders, are searching for a mariner who went missing near Houma, Louisiana, Thursday. Missing is Lawrence Kennedy, 59-year-old African-American male, who was last reported wearing shorts and a pink and turquoise button up shirt. He was last seen in the water with...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Fourchon

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Fourchon
Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 48-year-old male from a fishing vessel Saturday approximately 15 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified at 9:36 a.m. by personnel aboard the fishing vessel Challenger that a crewmember sustained severe injuries to the...

Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash near Galliano, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash near Galliano, Louisiana
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to a commercial helicopter crash Friday near Galliano, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received notification around 10 a.m. from a good Samaritan of a helicopter reportedly going down in the marsh. Rotocraft Leasing Co personnel...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Grand Isle, La.

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Grand Isle, La.
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew medevacs a 50-year-old fisherman Aug. 3, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Mike Browning) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman Tuesday from a vessel 4 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the 67-foot commercial fishing vessel, Miss Melissa,...

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...