Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water
Pelican Island, La.
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   End Of Watch: Officer Matthew Ward
ߦ   Democratic Rep. Al Green’s Sexual Misconduct Has Just Emerged
ߦ   Officer hospitalized after crash with suspected drunk driver on Highway 59
ߦ   Plano Police Investigating Shooting At Business
ߦ   Robber taken down by IHOP server with black belt in San Antonio
ߦ   Several Minneapolis Candidates Say They Believe In A City Without Police Officers
ߦ   SUV mystery may lead to clues about missing 3-year-old girl near Dallas
ߦ   Texas newlyweds vanish in the Bahamas
ߦ   Vote 'Yes' on Proposition 6
ߦ   3rd Annual Texas Lone Star Rally - Nov. 3-5
ߦ   Air One Discovers Marijuana Grow Operation
ߦ   Arrests Blotter
ߦ   Dallas Police Dept - Overnight Updates
ߦ   Houston firefighters, mayor tangle over perceived snubs
ߦ   Man Sentenced to 4 Years for Felony Theft
ߦ   Missing Bay City teen found dead in Brazoria County
ߦ   Officials ID San Antonio woman struck and killed by train while passed out on tracks
ߦ   UPDATE: Coast Guard, federal agencies responding to offshore oil spill
ߦ   Vidor Fatality Hit and Run Accident
ߦ   Making Detective in the 70’s
ߦ   Domestic Violence: Invisible Wounds
ߦ   Armed Drug Trafficker Ordered to Serve 15 Years in Custody
ߦ   Cop Killer questioned about stolen gun day before Texas Tech officer shooting
ߦ   DPS Honors Outstanding Achievements
ߦ   Ezekiel Elliott to miss Cowboys’ next six games after court reinstates suspension
ߦ   Garland Man Sentenced to 60 Months in Federal Prison For Stealing Over 2,000 Individuals’ Identification
ߦ   Help Identify Robbery Suspects
ߦ   Inmate executed in Texas for corrections officer's death
ߦ   Man accused of rape reportedly wanted time to drink beers before woman called police
ߦ   Officials identify East Texas man at center of manhunt
ߦ   Police pursuit from Houston ends in pasture in Jefferson County
ߦ   Registered Sex Offender Convicted of Three Child Pornography Charges
ߦ   Sessions relaunches Bush era crime-fighting plan
ߦ   Sheriff’s Livestock Unit, Investigating Animal Cruelty
ߦ   Social Media helps capture Felony Theft Suspect

   Next >>
 
Search Archives:

united states coast guard

News Release

 

February 17, 2017
U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Heartland
Contact: 8th District Public Affairs

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a distress call from three males aboard a vessel taking on water near Pelican Island, Louisiana, Thursday.

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 7:23 p.m. about a 24-foot sport fisher taking on water and launched a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 helicopter aircrew at 7:30 p.m.

The MH-65 helicopter aircrew arrived at 11:02 p.m. and brought two of the males back to Air Station New Orleans while a member from the aircrew and the remaining male stayed behind. The MH-65 returned at 11:40 p.m. and brought the remaining male and aircrew back to Air Station New Orleans at 12:09 a.m., Friday.

There were no reported injuries.

 

-USCG-

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2017 The Police News. All rights reserved.