Coast Guard assists mariners in Pascagoula Channel

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News Release  

December 8, 2017
U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Heartland
Contact: 8th District Public Affairs
Office: (504) 671-2020
After Hours: (618) 225-9008

Coast Guard assists mariners in Pascagoula Channel


NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three mariners in the Pascagoula Channel in Mississippi, Friday.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 1 p.m. of a 34-foot catamaran that became disabled upon its arrival to Pascagoula Channel on its voyage from Dauphin Island, Alabama, to Pascagoula, Mississippi.

Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Station Pascagoula 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew.

The boatcrew assisted the mariners and safely towed the catamaran to Scranton Park.