Coast Guard ends search in Houma Navigational Canal

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard ended its search at 9:45 a.m., Thursday, for the mariner who was on a vessel that sank after a collision in the Houma Navigational Canal near Cocodrie, La., Wednesday. Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office located and recovered the mariner’s body at approximately 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Coast Guard crews searched for approximately 27 hours, covering more than 72...

Coast Guard and partner agencies conducting search in Houma Navigational Canal

NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard is conducting a search for any mariners who might have been on a vessel which sank after a collision near Cocodrie, La., Wednesday. At approximately 7:40 a.m., Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office stating a vessel collision had occurred near Cocodrie in the Houma Navigational Canal. The Miss Laurie, a 36-foot...