Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Galveston, Texas
USCG MH-65 File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing boater in West Bay near Galveston, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard crews searched over 297 square-miles over the span of approximately 65 hours. The search began at approximately 11:15 p.m. Sunday evening when Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a missing boater near Middle Deer Island who had...

Coast Guard suspends search for owner of adrift kayak near Port Aransas

Coast Guard suspends search for owner of adrift kayak near Port Aransas
A kayak floats adrift in the water near Aransas Pass, Texas, March 1, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the owner of an unmanned, adrift kayak found near Aransas Pass, Texas. The search began Sunday morning when Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from a good Samaritan of an unmanned and...

Coast Guard searches for owner of adrift kayak near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard searches for owner of adrift kayak near Port Aransas, Texas
A kayak floats adrift in the water near Aransas Pass, Texas, March 1, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of an unmanned, adrift kayak found in the vicinity of the Redfish Bay Causeway near Aransas Pass, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from a good Samaritan of the unmanned...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Port O’Connor, Texa

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Port O'Connor, Texa
Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor boatcrew members assist in transferring a mariner in need of medical attention during a medevac offshore Matagorda Bay near Port O’Connor, Texas, Feb. 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port O’Connor) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner from a fishing vessel approximately two miles offshore Matagorda Bay near Port...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for the two people aboard an overdue helicopter that crashed in the Gulf of Mexico. Coast Guard crews searched over 4,117 square-nautical miles for approximately 68 hours but were unable to find the passengers. “It is never easy to suspend a search,” said Lt. Cmdr. Michelle Ferguson from...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard law enforcement crews count the catch of five Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas at Station South Padre Island in South Padre Island, Texas, Nov. 16, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted five Mexican lancha boat crews engaged...

Coast Guard searching for cruise ship passenger southeast of Galveston

Coast Guard searching for cruise ship passenger southeast of Galveston
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....

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard Cutter Alligator file photo by Seaman Meredith A. Manning CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Sunday afternoon. Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi aircrews in coordination with crews from Coast Guard Station South Padre Island and the Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard rescues 10 mariners participating in the Harvest Moon Regatta

Coast Guard rescues 10 mariners participating in the Harvest Moon Regatta
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard rescued 10 mariners from sailing vessels participating in the Harvest Moon Regatta near Port Aransas, Texas, Friday evening. A Coast Guard Station Port O’ Connor 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew was launched to assist the disabled sailing vessel Gypsy Soul...