Coast Guard continues to correct aids to navigation after Hurricane Laura

Coast Guard continues to correct aids to navigation after Hurricane Laura
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Hatchet arrived on scene to Sabine-Neches Canal O Range Rear Light, Monday, and discovered a tower toppled over into the surrounding water.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to conduct aids to navigation correction and channel assessment operations, following the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles, Louisiana and...

Coast Guard corrects aids to navigation after Hurricane Laura

Coast Guard corrects aids to navigation after Hurricane Laura
Coast Guard Cutter Maple arrived on scene in the vicinity of Calcasieu Channel on August 28, 2020, to begin post-storm assessment following Hurricane Laura and found all aids off station.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuing their response operations following the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles, Louisiana and Port Arthur, Texas. Multiple...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 8 miles offshore Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 8 miles offshore Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 54-year-old man approximately 8 miles offshore of Cameron, Louisiana, Monday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the fishing vessel Sea Horse stating that a passenger was in need of medical assistance. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana
A Station Lake Charles 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew and Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles personnel respond to a vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana, Oct. 15, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles. HOUSTON —Coast Guard crews assisted a 145-foot offshore supply vessel taking on water, near Cameron, Louisiana, early Monday morning. At 12:00 a.m., the crew...

Crew vessel freed after running aground on jetty near Cameron, Louisiana

Crew vessel freed after running aground on jetty near Cameron, Louisiana
The 120-foot offshore supply vessel, Miss Lynda, makes way in Louisiana Mar. 9, 2017, after getting free from grounding on the West Cameron Jetties. U.S. Coast Guard photo. LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana – Coast Guard crews and salvage crews from McKinney Salvage & Heavy Lift, Inc., coordinated efforts to free a grounded crew boat off the West Cameron Jetties, Thursday. Coast Guard Marine Safety...

Coast Guard responds to ship grounding near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to ship grounding near Cameron, Louisiana
The offshore supply vessel Miss Lynda ran aground off the West Cameron Jetties in Louisiana Feb. 3, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. CAMERON PARISH, Louisiana — Coast Guard crews are coordinating salvage efforts for a ship aground off the west Cameron Jetties Wednesday. At 7:20 a.m., Vessel Traffic Service Port Arthur, Texas, personnel overheard that the 120-foot offshore supply vessel Miss Lynda, had...

Coast Guard helps 2 fishermen to safety near Texas-Louisiana border

Coast Guard helps 2 fishermen to safety near Texas-Louisiana border
LAKE CHARLES, La. — A Coast Guard boat crew assisted two men to shore after their boat became disabled Tuesday morning nearly 2 miles southwest of Holly Beach, which is about 10 miles west of the mouth of Lake Calcasieu. Around 9 a.m., the captain of the 21-foot bay boat contacted the Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Department with his mobile phone, reporting that his boat’s engine fell off and...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Lake Charles, Louisiana
LAKE CHARLES, La. — The Coast Guard suspended their search for a potentially missing swimmer off Lake Charles beach at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday. A Coast Guard Station Lake Charles boat crew and a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Houston spent a total of 14 hours searching the lake for a person after two individuals reported losing sight of a man in the water Monday evening. “We...

Coast Guard, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff searching for missing swimmer in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Coast Guard, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff searching for missing swimmer in Lake Charles, Louisiana
LAKE CHARLES, La. — The Coast Guard and Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Department are searching for a missing person Tuesday morning, who was last seen swimming more than 250 yards off the beach south of the I-10 bridge in Lake Charles. Missing person is unknown and was described as being 5-feet-10-inches to 6-feet tall, weighing more than 200 pounds, having short black hair, wearing khaki cargo...