Coast Guard searching for cruise ship passenger southeast of Galveston

A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter

Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo.

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 26-year-old male who was reported overboard from the cruise ship Carnival Dream 47 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas, Thursday evening.

At 8:45 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified that a 26-year-old male had gone overboard from the Carnival Dream. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and a Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew.

Involved in the search:


  • Coast Guard Air Station Houston
  • Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi
  • Carnival Dream
  • Good Samaritan vessel


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