Man falls from offshore supply vessel in Gulf, remains missing

(LAFAYETTE, La.) — A man fell overboard from an offshore supply vessel in the Gulf of Mexico and is missing, WWL-TV’s Web site reported. The captain jumped into the water with a life ring to try to save him, but the man submerged and didn’t reappear. The incident happened early Sunday morning south of Lafayette.
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By Professional Mariner Staff