Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Fourchon

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Fourchon
Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 48-year-old male from a fishing vessel Saturday approximately 15 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified at 9:36 a.m. by personnel aboard the fishing vessel Challenger that a crewmember sustained severe injuries to the...

Coast Guard rescues disabled fishing boat 70 miles from Nantucket

Coast Guard rescues disabled fishing boat 70 miles from Nantucket
Coast Guard crews aboard cutters Escanaba and Hammerhead safely brought the disabled fishing vessel Challenge to shore Aug. 16, 2014.  BOSTON — Coast Guard crews aboard the cutters Escanaba and Hammerhead brought a disabled fishing vessel safely to shore early Monday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England Command Center, in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, received a phone...