Coast Guard: 6 Rescued from Capsized Ship off Louisiana
The Advocate reported that Lafourche Parish President Archie Chaisson III confirmed that 18 people were on board before the Seacor Power took on water in rough seas.
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GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard and multiple other boats have rescued six people from a commercial platform vessel that capsized off the coast of Louisiana on Tuesday night and are still searching for more, the agency said Wednesday. The U.S. Coast Guard Heartland said in a statement at around 8 p.m. that it and several other vessels responded to an area of the Gulf of Mexico south of Grand Isle after the…