OSV sinks after hitting La. oil platform; all 23 occupants safe — with PHOTO GALLERY

(GALLIANO, La.) — An offshore supply vessel carrying 23 people struck an oil platform and sank, the Daily Comet newspaper reported. All of the occupants of the Celeste Ann were safely rescued by transferring to another boat. The lost vessel is owned by B&J Martin Inc.

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Click here to view a photo gallery of the sinking vessel from the website of television station WDSU.

By Professional Mariner Staff