NewsCovering Louisiana


Bodies of 2 Seacor crew members identified

Seacor Capsized 3.jpg
Posted at 10:18 AM, Apr 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-17 11:33:06-04

The two additional Seacor Power crew members recovered unresponsive during rescue efforts Friday have been identified.

The Lafourche Parish Coroner's Office confirm the two as 55-year-old James Wallingsford of Gilbert, Louisiana and Anthony Hartford, 53, of New Orleans.

The cause of death remains under investigation.

The body of 63-year-old David Ledet, of Thibodaux was found Wednesday morning. The body of 69-year-old Ernest Williams of Arnaudville was located Thursday.

A total of 19 crew members were on board the Seacor Power when it capsized eight miles south of Port Fourchon during severe weather on April 13.

The Coast Guard says that six people were rescued following the incident.

Diving operations have resumed Saturday morning.

Check back for more details.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, click HERE.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Evening News Headlines, Latest COVID-19 Headlines, Morning News Headlines, Special Offers

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Instagram

Subscribe to our Youtube channel