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...

Coast Guard rescues man from grounded vessel near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues man from grounded vessel near Venice, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a man from a grounded vessel on the Lower Mississippi River near Venice, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1:02 p.m. of a 32-foot fishing vessel taking on water with one person aboard near Venice. The owner of the vessel beached the vessel...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana, Sunday. “Coast Guard crews from multiple units diligently searched 167 square-nautical miles for approximately 22 hours but, unfortunately, were unable to locate the individual,” said Cmdr. Michael Wolfe, a search and rescue mission coordinator at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Fort Jackson, 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 Fort Jackson, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 5:41 a.m. of a vessel with three people aboard taking on water near mile marker 20 on the Mississippi River. The vessel sank and two of the three people...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from burning vessel

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from burning vessel
A passenger vessel that caught fire in Chandeleur Sound, Louisiana, October 8, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Venice) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four people from a vessel that caught fire in Chandeleur Sound, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District in New Orleans received a report at 2:36 a.m. that the passenger vessel Grand Sun...

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...