Mohawk returns to homeport after patrol

Mohawk returns to homeport after patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crew returned Friday following a one month law enforcement and training patrol in the Caribbean Sea in support of Operations Southern Watch and Yucatan Sentinel. During the patrol, the crew stopped and rescued 113 illegal Haitian migrants with the help of an embarked Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard assists sinking shrimp trawler southeast of Galveston

Coast Guard assists sinking shrimp trawler southeast of Galveston
USCG File Photo HOUSTON – The Coast Guard provided emergency dewatering pumps to a sinking shrimp trawler approximately 80 miles southeast of Galveston early Wednesday morning. Tuesday at about 9 p.m., a crewmember of the 68-foot shrimping trawler Footprint, with four people aboard, broadcast a mayday over VHF marine band channel 16, which was partially received by Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston...

Coast Guard medevacs diabetic man from charter boat off South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs diabetic man from charter boat off South Padre Island, Texas
USCG File Photo SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 40-year-old man Saturday from a charter boat about 30 miles east of Arroyo City. At 11:19 a.m., the charter boat Thunderbird operator contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders to report that a 40-year-old diabetic man had been going in and out of consciousness and was in need of medical attention. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from remote island off Guadalupe Bay, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from remote island off Guadalupe Bay, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued four adults from a remote island after their canoe capsized Wednesday morning near Seadrift, Texas. At 1:26 a.m., a crewmember of the tow vessel Salvation contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders and reported seeing a red flare in the area of the Victoria Bridge Canal. A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana
CAMERON, Louisiana — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday evening, for a diver that went missing Friday afternoon approximately 35 miles south of Cameron. Missing is Chet Cassell, a male in his mid 40s from Alexandria. Approximately 1,860 square miles have been searched over two days, including 14 aircraft searches and 11 surface searches. Air assets involved in the search included a Coast...

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photoCAMERON, Louisiana — The Coast Guard continued searching Saturday for a diver that went missing Friday afternoon approximately 35 miles south of Cameron. Missing is Chet Cassell, a male in his mid 40s from Alexandria. He was last seen wearing a black wetsuit with orange fins. Approximately 1,600 square miles have been searched over a period of 26 hours. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searches for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard searches for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photoCAMERON, Louisiana — The Coast Guard is searching for a diver that went missing Friday afternoon approximately 35 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana. Missing is Chet Castle, a male in his mid 40s. He was last seen wearing a black wetsuit with orange fins. At 4 p.m., a Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, Alabama, HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew overheard...

Coast Guard searches for missing swimmer near Matagorda Bay, Texas

Coast Guard searches for missing swimmer near Matagorda Bay, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a swimmer who went missing Saturday afternoon off Matagorda Beach a quarter mile east of the Colorado River. Missing is a 24-year-old man, last seen wearing a white shirt and white shorts. At 4:10 p.m., the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department called Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Rockport, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Rockport, Texas
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended a search Monday for a boater who was reported missing by a good Samaritan over the weekend in Copano Bay. Missing is Kevin Ferrel, 53, of Rockport. Searches were conducted by crews aboard Texas Parks and Wildlife Department boats, Sea Tow boats, Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopters and an HC-144 Ocean Sentry...