Coast Guard continues search for three overdue boaters in Gulf of Mexico

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard is continuing its search for three overdue boaters in the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday.

To date, the Coast Guard has searched 74,000 square miles.

The following Coast Guard assets are being utilized during this search and rescue case:

  • Coast Guard Cutter Manowar, homeported in Galveston
  • Coast Guard Cutter Heron, homeported in Sabine
  • 41-foot rescue boat and crew from Coast Guard Station Freeport
  • Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65C rescue helicopter and crew
  • Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi HU-25 Falcon jet and crew
  • H-144 Ocean Sentry and crew from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, Ala.
  • C-130 aircraft and crew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla.

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