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Two more bodies recovered from capsized Seacor Power

Article-Two more bodies recovered from capsized Seacor Power

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A total of four bodies have now been recovered from the lift boat Seacor Power that capsized off Port Fourchon last week.

According to the US Coast Guard two more bodies were recovered by divers on Friday bringing the total confirmed dead in the casualty to four. Nine more crew from the capsized lift boat remain missing.

A total of six crew were rescued after the incident by the USCG and nearby vessels.

"Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends and loved ones of everyone involved in this tragic incident," said Capt. Will Watson, commander of Coast Guard Sector New Orleans. "We are using every asset available to us to continue our search efforts."

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