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...

Coast Guard, police, good Samaritan searching for 1 missing near Calcasieu Lake, Louisiana

Coast Guard, police, good Samaritan searching for 1 missing near Calcasieu Lake, Louisiana
HOUSTON — Coast Guard helicopter and boat crews, Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Department and Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Department personnel are searching for a man who went missing Friday evening from a boat near Calcasieu Lake. Missing is, Ronald Moore, a 44-year-old man, described as wearing a grey shirt when last seen. About 4:19 p.m. Friday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard, National Marine Fisheries Service seize 2,700 pounds of shrimp near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard, National Marine Fisheries Service seize 2,700 pounds of shrimp near Cameron, Louisiana
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard along with the National Marine Fisheries Service seized 2,700 pounds of catch, Tuesday evening, after boarding a fishing vessel near the jetties off Cameron, Louisiana. A Coast Guard Station Lake Charles boarding team was on a routine boarding when they discovered the fishing vessel Kathleen Yvonne was not equipped with the legally required turtle excluder devices. The...