Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Valor off Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Valor off 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 Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a 30-year-old woman Thursday evening from a cruise ship 10 miles east of Galveston. The cruise ship Carnival Valor contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off Galveston
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 44-year-old man Tuesday afternoon, from a fishing boat 80 miles southeast of Galveston. At 11:43 a.m., a crewmember of the fishing boat New Buccaneer contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report that a 44-year-old...

Coast Guard medevacs diver 50 miles southeast of Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs diver 50 miles southeast of Galveston
USCG File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a man early Sunday morning from a dive charter vessel 50 miles southeast of Galveston. At 8:20 a.m., a crewmember of the dive charter vessel Fling contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report that a 54-year-old man aboard the vessel was suffering from possible decompression sickness. A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from cruise ships off Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from cruise ships off Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Manowar file photo by PA3 Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews medevaced two people off of two different cruise ships just a few hours apart Sunday, but in almost the exact same location about 15 miles east of Galveston. The cruise ship Liberty of the Seas contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders at 5:38 p.m. and reported that a 71-year-old woman was...

Coast Guard suspends search for man near the San Luis Pass, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for man near the San Luis Pass, Texas
U.S. Coast Guard file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who went missing near the San Luis Pass Bridge Friday morning. Missing is 29-year-old Jacob Szydlowski. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and tan shorts on the Galveston side of San Luis Pass. Searches were conducted by a Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew, Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard searches for man near San Luis Pass, Texas

Coast Guard searches for man near San Luis Pass, 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 — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing near the San Luis Pass Bridge Friday morning. Missing is 19-year-old Jacob Sedowski. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and tan shorts on the Galveston side of San Luis Pass. At 8:12 a.m., a wade fisherman...

Texas based Coast Guard units prepare for Cindy, warn others to do the same

Texas based Coast Guard units prepare for Cindy, warn others to do the same
Members of Coast Guard Station Sabine Pass double up mooring lines on the station’s 45-foot Response Boat – Medium while it is at the station Wednesday, June 21, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. HOUSTON — Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston area boat stations, air stations and cutters have doubled up lines, trailered small boats and taken precautionary measures to keep their assets and...

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 rescues 3 from capsized boat near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized boat near Freeport, Texas
The Coast Guard rescued three men from a capsized vessel June 20, 2017, near Freeport, Texas. Photo by Petty Officer Second Class Sean Towey HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued three men from a capsized boat Tuesday afternoon, about 13 miles southwest of Freeport. At 2:54 p.m., a man on a Sea Ray Laguna boat broadcast a mayday over VHF marine band channel 16, which was received by Coast Guard Sector...