Coast Guard assists 7 mariners on disabled vessel near Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted seven mariners after their vessel became disabled near Freeport, Texas, Saturday.

Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a disabled 28-foot pleasure craft that was drifting inside the Freeport Ship Channel.

A Coast Guard Station Freeport boat crew was launched to the scene and towed the disabled vessel to Bridge Bait Marina. No injuries were reported.

Weather on scene was reported as 3-foot seas with 15 mph winds.

For more breaking news follow us on Twitter and Facebook. For recent photographs and videos, follow us on Flickr.

If you have any problems viewing this article, please report it here.