Coast Guard and local authorities search for missing swimmer near Galveston

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing at 45th Street and Seawall in Galveston, Thursday. The 21-year old man, who was swimming approximately 30 yards offshore and wearing a tan shirt and white shorts, was last seen shortly after 1 p.m. The Coast Guard launched a MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter and crew from Air Station Houston, as well as a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard searches for another missing swimmer near Galveston

HOUSTON — For the second day in a row, the Coast Guard is searching for a missing swimmer off Galveston, Tuesday. The missing swimmer, a 30-year old man, went missing while swimming near 59th St. and Seawall Blvd. in Galveston shortly before 4 p.m. A lifeguard saw the man swimming, and then lost sight of him. The Coast Guard launched an MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter and crew from Air Station...

Coast Guard rescues three from jetties near Galveston Island

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued three individuals trapped on the jetties near Galveston Island Saturday. Video belowCoast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan at approximately 4:57 p.m., that a 19-foot white and blue pleasure craft capsized near the Galveston south jetties. The good Samaritan reported seeing three people swim to the jetties. The Coast...

Coast Guard Medevacs Man from Tanker

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a 809-foot chemical tanker in Galveston Fairway Anchorage near Galveston, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Sector Houston Galveston received a report at approximately 12:28 a.m. that a 44-year old male crewman aboard the Eagle Toledo was in tremendous pain after attempting to lift a heavy object. Air Station Houston launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard Searches for Missing Swimmer Off Galveston Jetties

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard, along with the Galveston Beach Patrol and the Galveston Police Department, are currently searching for a missing swimmer off the Galveston jetties, Thursday.

Coast Guard Station Galveston assists crew of fishing vessel

HOUSTON – Coast Guard Station Galveston assisted the crew of the 80-foot fishing vessel Clarisa off the Galveston jetties, Monday.

Coast Guard Air Station Houston medevacs diver off Galveston coast

HOUSTON – Coast Guard Air Station Houston medevaced a diver approximately 120 miles off the Galveston coast, Sunday.

Coast Guard recovers body of missing child near Galveston

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard recovered the body of a 3-year-old boy near San Luis Pass, Texas, Sunday.

Coast Guard rescues fisherman near Rollover Pass – video

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard rescued a man who was stranded and clinging to a piling after he waded too far from shore while fishing near Rollover Pass, Texas, Monday.