Coast Guard locates man on disabled sailboat 50 miles south of Marsh Island in the Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard locates man on disabled sailboat 50 miles south of Marsh Island in the Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard aircrew located a 60-year-old man aboard a 34-foot disabled sailboat approximately 50 miles south of Marsh Island in the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday. Rescued was Charles Hampe, a native of New Hampshire. Watchstanders at the 8th Coast Guard District command center received a 406 MHz signal at 9:46 a.m. from an electronic position indicating radio beacon on board the sailboat...