Offshore support vessel Celeste Ann sank in Gulf of Mexico
Offshore support vessel Celeste Ann sank in the morning June 14 13 some 15 miles south of Southwest Pass (one of the channels at the mouth of the Mississippi River – Wikipedia) after collision with an oil rig, reported WDSU News New Orlean http://www.wdsu.com. Coast Guard informed WDSU, that all 20 people on board are safe, they’ve been transferred to another vessel before Celeste Ann sank. There were 4 crew and 16 offshore workers on board. Celeste Ann is operated by B&J Martin of Galliano. Offshore support (passenger) vessel Celeste Ann, length 35 meters, displacement 200 mt, built 1979, flag USA.