One Dead, a Dozen Missing, Six Rescued After Lift Boat Capsizes off Louisiana, 4/14/2021

One person has died, a dozen are missing and six others have been rescued after a commercial lift boat used to service oil rigs capsized in hurricane force winds south of Louisiana’s Port Fourchon, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday.

Rescuers in Coast Guard cutters, aircraft and volunteer civilian boats were hunting for the dozen missing people in the Gulf of Mexico after the 129-foot (39-meter) commercial vessel, Seacor Power, capsized in rough seas eight miles off Port Fouchon about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, officials said.

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