Coast Guard assists 3 mariners on disabled vessel near Freeport, Texas

U.S. Coast Guard 25 Foot Response Boast-Small File Photo

Coast Guard Station Freeport 25 Foot Response Boast-Small File Photo

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted three mariners after their vessel became disabled approximately five miles offshore of Freeport, Texas, Sunday.

Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a disabled 23-foot pleasure craft with two crewmembers experiencing symptoms of seasickness onboard. Watchstanders issued a marine assistance request broadcast.

A Coast Guard Station Freeport boat crew was diverted to the scene and towed the disabled vessel to Coast Guard Station Freeport.

Weather on scene was reported as 2-foot seas with 10 mph winds.

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