Coast Guard rescues two people from sinking boat

Coast Guard rescues two people from sinking boat
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Skipjack rescues two people from a sailboat that was sinking in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 20 miles south of Venice, Louisiana, March 20, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Skipjack) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a sailboat that was sinking in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 20 miles south of Venice, Louisiana,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person who went into the water after a towing vessel capsized at mile marker 55 on the lower Mississippi River north of Point A La Hache, Louisiana, Tuesday. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 158 square-nautical miles for approximately 18 hours but were unable to find the missing person. Involved in the search...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water after vessel capsizes

Coast Guard searching for person in the water after vessel capsizes
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 after a towing vessel capsized at mile marker 55 on the lower Mississippi River north of Point A La Hache, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 8:12 p.m. of the 54-foot inspected towing vessel Seattle Slew...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from grounded vessel

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from grounded vessel
Members from Coast Guard Station Venice, Louisiana, stand with two people they rescued from a grounded vessel in the marshes of Tiger Pass in Venice February 28, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Venice) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a grounded vessel in Venice, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report, at 4:20...

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 4 people in the water

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 4 people in the water
45-foot RB-M. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a report of four people in the water after two vessels collided near Baptiste Collette Bayou, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 10:45 a.m. of a vessel collision between a 40-foot commercial deck boat with eight...

Coast Guard, local authorities assist boaters after vessel takes on water

Coast Guard, local authorities assist boaters after vessel takes on water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local authorities responded to a vessel taking on water on the lower Mississippi River near Pilottown, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification from Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office at 4:55 a.m. of a 20-foot white center console with two people and a dog aboard grounded on the riverbank after taking on water. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard ends search for two people from capsized boat

Coast Guard ends search for two people from capsized boat
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for two people near mile marker 18 on the Mississippi River near Bootheville, Louisiana, Thursday. The Coast Guards searched approximately 130 square nautical miles for 27 hours. Missing are Katelyn Carlisle and Rueben Arellano. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for two people after boat capsizes

Coast Guard searching for two people after boat capsizes
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for two people in the water near Bootheville, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at approximately 10:40 a.m. of a capsized 32-foot vessel with two people aboard in the vicinity of mile marker 18 on the lower Mississippi...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel near Venice, Louisiana
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jon Adams from Coast Guard Station Venice, Louisiana, tows a vessel that was disabled approximately 25 miles south of Venice December 29, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Venice) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard towed a vessel that was disabled approximately 25 miles south of Venice, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans...