Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Galveston

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Galveston
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its search Saturday for a 65-year-old man who went missing in the water near Galveston, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 1,323 square miles for over 56 combined hours. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a call at about 7 p.m. Thursday from a woman...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Galveston

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Galveston
A Coast Guard Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew approaches an unmanned, adrift, 19-foot vessel near the entrance to the channel in Galveston, Texas, Sept. 22, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Galveston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 65-year-old man Friday who went missing while boating near Galveston, Texas. Missing is a 5-foot-9, white male last...

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater near South Padre Island, Texas
Petty Officer 2nd Class Abraham Kamerman, Lt. Bertrand Toone and Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Mathews, members of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, pose for a photo after rescuing a 72-year-old overdue boater and transporting him to Port Isabel-Cameron County Airport in Los Fresnos, Texas, Sept. 19, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station...

Coast Guard interdicts 3 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 3 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
A lancha, Mexican fishing boat, sinking off the southern Texas coast, Aug. 30, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crews and the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson crew,...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker off Corpus Christi

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker off Corpus Christi
Petty Officer 2nd Class Abraham Kamerman, Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Mathews, Lt. Jamel Chokr and Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Mulder pose for a photo after delivering a patient to CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi – Shoreline in Corpus Christi, Aug. 24, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard, courtesy Air Station Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced and resuscitated a 60-year-old...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 80 miles offshore Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 80 miles offshore Galveston
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew transfers an individual to awaiting EMS at Ellington Field, Texas, Aug. 19, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photos courtesy, Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a vessel 80 miles south of Galveston, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a medevac request at 2:25 p.m. from...

Coast Guard medevacs jet skier near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs jet skier near Matagorda, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew poses in front of their helicopter at Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, Aug. 17, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy, Air Station Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 45-year-old jet skier near Matagorda, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received...

Coast Guard assists three 30 miles off Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard assists three 30 miles off Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted three people aboard a vessel taking on water offshore Matagorda, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert at 12:10 p.m. originating from a position 30 miles off the Matagorda Jetty. An airborne Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking lancha off Texas coast

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking lancha off Texas coast
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted and rescued five people Monday from a sinking lancha off southern Texas. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a notification from a Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew of four lancha crews engaged in illegal fishing. Two...