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Coast Guard searching for missing shrimpers

3 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, September 24 2014 Sep 24, 2014 September 24, 2014 6:47 AM September 24, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Hunter Robinson

NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard is searching for two missing shrimpers last seen south of the Southwest Pass near the mouth of the Mississippi River.

The Coast Guard says the shrimping vessel Christopher's Joy capsized around 4 p.m. Tuesday throwing the four crew members into the water.

They say a boat in the area rescued two members of the shrimp boat crew.

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