U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. Coast Guard
Jim Hanzo
September 15, 2019 - 7:00 pm
A man was rescued by the Coast Guard after his plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico. The plane went down approximately 8 miles southeast of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District received a distress alert from an emergency locator transmitter at 11:46 a.m...
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Chris Miller
August 12, 2019 - 11:24 am
Hopedale Rescue USCG A Coast Guard helicopter rescued two stranded boaters Saturday afternoon, and one of them recorded the experience. "Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 12:30 p.m. Saturday of a disabled recreational vessel with two men aboard in Otter Bayou,"...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
June 28, 2019 - 10:47 pm
Three boaters are safe after crews pulled them from the water in coastal St. Bernard Parish. "The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three people whose boat capsized in Alligator Pass in Delacroix," according to a news release. "Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report...
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Chris Miller
June 25, 2019 - 10:20 pm
The search for a boater is over after a body fitting the description was recovered today from Lake Salvador. The U.S. Coast Guard says the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office notified them it found the body around 10:20 this morning. The 22-year-old man was reported overboard without a lifejacket...
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Don Ames
May 19, 2019 - 8:01 am
A U.S. Coast Guard official says the search is on to find a Louisiana man lost in the water while fishing in Grand Isle. 34-year-old Joey Guidroz of Galliano was fishing with friends on the isle around 4 p.m. when he went behind a break wall to cast his net, according to the Coast Guard. The man's...
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Chris Miller
March 19, 2019 - 5:19 pm
The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for the captain of a tug boat that capsized in the river last night. The vessel Seattle Slew began taking on water and capsized about 55 miles from the mouth of the river. Two crewmembers were rescued after jumping ship, but the captain remained on...
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AP
October 11, 2018 - 9:02 am
Waves of search and rescue teams are fanning out across the Florida Panhandle looking for people who rode out Hurricane Michael. The U.S. Coast Guard in Mobile, Alabama, says its crews have rescued 27 people, mostly from damaged homes. Petty Officer Third Class Ronald Hodges told The Associated...
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Chris Miller
August 06, 2018 - 11:47 am
The New Orleans Police Department and U.S. Coast Guard are searching Lake Pontchartrain for a missing woman after an empty boat turned up in the lake, and its owner was plucked from the water by the Coast Guard. "Two adult boaters - one male and one female - had reportedly been boating on the lake...
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Chris Miller
May 05, 2018 - 4:44 pm
The body of 85-year-old Donald Tabb has been found in the Gulf of Mexico off Southwest Pass, The Advocate reports. Tabb went missing May 2, authorities said, when a large wave swamped the 27-foot boat he was on. The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search last night. The body was found around 10:30...
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