Coast Guard ends search for person in the water in Dulac, Louisiana

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water in Dulac, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has ended its search for a person in the water in Dulac, Louisiana. A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Grand Isle recovered a body matching the description of the missing person. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Dulac, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Dulac, 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 Dulac, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1 p.m. of a running vehicle with an empty boat trailer at a boat launch near Old Bridge Road with an unmanned vessel drifting nearby. Sector watchstanders later...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Grand Isle, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Grand Isle, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a person in the water near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 4 p.m. that Joey Giudrol, a 35-year-old male from Cut Off, Louisiana, went missing in Grande Isle near a break wall. The two friends that reported Giudrol...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 15 people from lift boat

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 15 people from lift boat
liftboat Ram XVIII NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and good Samaritan vessels assisted in the rescue of 15 people from a lift boat near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 3:16 a.m. from the 134-foot liftboat, Ram XVIII, that it was taking on water approximately 23 nautical miles west of Southwest Pass, Louisiana with 15...

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 medevacs man near Grand Isle

Coast Guard medevacs man near Grand Isle
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel approximately 1 nautical mile from Grand Isle, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the fishing vessel Angela Marie that a 41-year-old male was suffering from a fractured foot. Watchstanders directed the...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel near Grand Isle

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel near Grand Isle
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard located and towed a vessel that became disabled near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 5:32 p.m. Wednesday of an overdue 32-foot vessel with one person aboard that didn’t arrive Tuesday as scheduled. Coast...

Overdue boaters located clinging to capsized vessel

Overdue boaters located clinging to capsized vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has concluded the search for an overdue vessel with two people aboard, Tuesday. The boaters were located clinging to the hull of their capsized vessel by a good Samaritan vessel, Lady Tierny, approximately 18 miles south-southeast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The Lady Tierny transported the survivors to emergency medical services...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted two individuals whose vessel was taking on water near Barataria Bay, Louisiana, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 9:39 a.m. of the 47-foot fishing vessel Billy Joel taking on water with two people aboard. Watchstanders directed the launch of...