Coast Guard medevacs crew member near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crew member near Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 55-year-old crew member from a tanker near Galveston, Texas, early Wednesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request for assistance from the captain of the motor tanker NS Commander reporting...

Coast Guard medevacs man from oil tanker near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from oil tanker near Galveston, Texas
An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin aircrew surveys the oil tanker, Miss Claudia, in preparation for a medevac off Galveston, Texas, Nov. 27, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Houston. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old man Monday afternoon from an oil tanker 13 miles east of Galveston, Texas. The oil tanker Miss Claudia contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for boater near Colorado River

Coast Guard suspends search for boater near Colorado River
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday afternoon for a missing boater involved in a vessel capsizing offshore of the mouth of the Colorado River. The three-day search was suspended after Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi and Coast Guard Air Station Houston helicopter crews, boatcrews from Coast Guard Station Freeport, as well as Matagorda County...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible missing persons near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for possible missing persons near Freeport, Texas
The Coast Guard responded to a fire aboard an unidentifiable vessel Nov. 7, 2017. The Coast Guard searched for possible missing persons after the vessel fire was reported by a good Samaritan. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Courtesy Asset. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended the search for possible missing persons approximately 3 miles south of the San Bernard River Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing persons after boat fire near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard searching for possible missing persons after boat fire near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for possible missing persons after a vessel caught fire and sank Monday afternoon approximately 3 miles south of the San Bernard River. At 2:45 p.m., a good Samaritan reported sighting flames and smoke just south of the San Bernard River to Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard medevacs man from oil tanker near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from oil tanker near Freeport, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 21-year-old man Monday morning from an oil tanker 12 miles south of Freeport, Texas. At 8:07 a.m., the captain of the oil tanker Stena Imperative contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report that a crewmember was going in and out of consciousness after sustaining a head injury from a fall. A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard prepares assets for Tropical Storm Nate response

Coast Guard prepares assets for Tropical Storm Nate response
Members from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans prepare for Tropical Storm Nate October 6, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis Magee) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is strategically positioning response assets and personnel prior to the arrival of Tropical Storm Nate to ensure rapid deployment of resources as soon as it is safe to operate and respond. Preparedness of...

Coast Guard medevacs man off research vessel near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man off research vessel near Galveston, Texas
USCG FIle Photo HOUSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted a 49-year-old man from a research/survey vessel Sunday morning approximately 40 miles southeast of Galveston. At 4:15 a.m., medical personnel aboard the 340-foot Norwegian research/survey vessel, Oceanic Vega, contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report that a crewmember was...

Coast Guard Air Station Houston conducts Hurricane Harvey rescue operations

Coast Guard Air Station Houston conducts Hurricane Harvey rescue operations
WASHINGTON – Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews evacuate Houston residents in flooded areas Aug. 29, 2017. Coast Guard air crews from around the nation are assisting in rescue efforts. In total, there are 21 helicopters assisting with around-the-clock rescue operations in Houston: seven MH-60 Jayhawks and 14 MH-65 Dolphins. “The Coast Guard is continuing to work...