Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Texas City, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water north of the Texas City Dike near Texas City, Texas, Friday. The missing person was described as a Caucasian male wearing a grey shirt with no life jacket. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the Texas City Police Department after it was reported to them...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard halts illegal charter in Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Saint Petersburg, Florida, personnel terminated the voyage of a 42-foot pleasure craft after discovering the vessel was operating a commercial passenger service, and was not in compliance with multiple regulations governing passenger vessels. U.S. Coast Guard photo SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 42-foot pleasure craft with eight people aboard...

Coast Guard announces limited search and rescue detachment opening on Rogue River

Coast Guard announces limited search and rescue detachment opening on Rogue River
Coast Guard Rogue River SAR Rescue Detachment file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read GOLD BEACH, Ore. – The Coast Guard opened its seasonal search and rescue detachment (SARDET) on the Rogue River May 25, 2019. As a part of the SARDET, Coast Guard Station Chetco River will provide a 29-foot response boat and will continue their presence as often as practicable with respect to maritime...

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll HOUSTON —The Coast Guard has ended the search for a missing swimmer at Surfside Beach near Freeport, Texas, Tuesday morning. At approximately 8:00 p.m. Sunday evening, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a 17-year-old boy was reported missing after not making it...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from the water near Texas City

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from the water near Texas City
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two adults adrift on a cooler near the Texas City Dike in Texas City, Texas, Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday call on VHF Ch. 16 from a mariner aboard a 32-foot recreational vessel reporting that three people aboard the...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing swimmer at Surfside Beach near Freeport, Texas. At approximately 8:00 p.m. Sunday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a 17-year-old boy was reported missing after not making it back to shore while swimming with friends. Sector Houston-Galveston...

Coast Guard closes case of downed aircraft in Prince William Sound

Coast Guard closes case of downed aircraft in Prince William Sound
A Cessna A185F Skywagon  upside down after crashing in Cascade Bay, 20 miles southwest of Valdez, Alaska, May 21, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard and good Samaritans responded to a report of three people in the water after an aircraft crashed in Cascade Bay 20 miles southwest of Valdez, Alaska, Tuesday. One person is deceased and two other...

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft in Prince William Sound

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft in Prince William Sound
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard and good Samaritans responded to a report of a downed aircraft in Prince William Sound, in the vicinity of Cascade Bay 20 miles southwest of Valdez, Alaska, Tuesday. Three people were picked up by good Samaritans and were medevaced. Two people were taken by an Alaska Air...

Coast Guard responding to collision on Houston Ship Channel near Bayport, Texas

Coast Guard responding to collision on Houston Ship Channel near Bayport, Texas
HOUSTON — A unified command has been established to respond to a collision on the Houston Ship Channel at Light 71-74 between a 755-foot tanker and a tug pushing two barges near Bayport, Texas, Friday. The unified command consists of the Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office and Kirby Inland Marine. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report that the tanker Genesis River...