NEW ORLEANS (U.S. Coast Guard P.A.)– The Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled vessel in Lake Borgne, Louisiana, Thursday.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday of an overdue vessel with two people aboard that launched from Shell Beach.
Sector watchstanders directed the launch of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans and a 24-foot Special Purpose Craft—Shallow Water boatcrew from Coast Guard Station New Orleans to locate the vessel.
The aircrew located the vessel at 3:36 a.m.
The vessel was disabled and at anchor.
The aircrew directed the Coast Guard boatcrew to the vessel’s location.
The boat crew arrived on scene at approximately 4:30 a.m. and transported the two people to Shell Beach in stable condition.