NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person who jumped off a boat near West Ship Island, Miss., Saturday.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector in Mobile received a report at 1:23 p.m. of a missing 17-year-old male who jumped off the yacht Lady Monroe about 0.25 nautical miles north of West Ship Island.
Involved in the search are:
- An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans
- A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Gulfport
- The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Manowar
- Mississippi Department of Marine Resources