Coast Guard rescues 2 men near Southwest Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 men near Southwest Pass, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled vessel near Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 7 a.m. from the motor vessel Master Dylan that the Leesure Ours, a 33-foot pleasure craft, was flashing a SOS light. The vessel had two men on board and was stuck on a pipeline owned by Tennessee Gas Pipeline since approximately...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for a person in the water near South Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for a person in the water near South Pass, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near South Pass, Louisiana, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:33 a.m. from a good Samaritan that two men were found on the beach at South Pass after their vessel capsized. A survivor reported that a 60-year-old...

Coast Guard medevacs 5 injured boaters

Coast Guard medevacs 5 injured boaters
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced five injured boaters 23 nautical miles southeast of Venice, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a Mayday call on VHF-FM Channel 16 at 12:03 a.m. from a boater stating they had struck a decommissioned rig and multiple persons on board had suffered...

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 searching for overdue vessel in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard searching for overdue vessel in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel with two people aboard, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report that a 23-foot white Mako commercial fishing vessel with two people on board, last known to be approximately 10 miles west of the Southwest Pass jetties in the Gulf of Mexico, did not return when...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from their vessel near Venice, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 7:25 p.m. of two people aboard the fishing vessel Lady B as it was taking on water. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station Mobile...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for unconfirmed person in the water

Coast Guard, local agencies search for unconfirmed person in the water
The remains of a 30 foot shrimp vessel that burned Saturday morning. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an unconfirmed person in the water, Saturday. At approximately 4:20 a.m. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report of a 30-foot shrimp vessel on fire in Long Bay near Buras, Louisiana. It was reported that the vessel later sank in approximately 4-feet of water approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Venice, Louisiana
The Coast Guard rescued three people in the water near Venice Louisiana, November 11, 2017. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three people in the water near Venice Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:26 a.m. from the motor vessel A.S. Patricia that there were three people in the water with their capsized vessel at Head of Pass, Louisiana. Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Triumph

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Triumph
Coast Guard members from Station Venice, Louisiana, medevac a cruise ship crewmember who was experiencing appendicitis symptoms near Venice November 6, 2017.  NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a cruise ship on the Mississippi River near Venice, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received the report of the man experiencing symptoms of appendicitis...