NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a vessel that ran aground near Cat Island, Mississippi, Wednesday.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 5:40 pm of a grounded vessel with two men aboard without food or water near Cat Island.
Watchstanders directed the launch of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans to assist the people.
The aircrew arrived on scene at 8:30 pm, recovered the two men and transported them Air Station New Orleans in stable condition.