Coast Guard assists 8 people aboard vessel taking on water off Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard assists 8 people aboard vessel taking on water off Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted eight people aboard a vessel taking on water 22 miles southeast of Port Aransas, Texas, Friday. At approximately 11:40 a.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a mayday call over VHF-FM...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water Tuesday after a body was located matching the missing person’s description near Sargent Beach, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification on Monday at approximately 2:12 p.m. from the owner of a disabled and adrift 21-foot center console...

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

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in the vicinity of the mouth of the Brazos River in Freeport, Texas. At approximately 2:12 p.m. Monday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification from the owner of a disabled and adrift 21-foot center console vessel with four individuals...

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to multiple search and rescue cases along the Gulf Coast over the weekend. Coast Guard crews at Sectors Corpus Christi, Houston-Galveston, New Orleans and Mobile worked six separate cases, with three of those occurring Sunday. “As the warmer weather approaches, boaters are becoming more active on the waterways throughout the region, and we want to remind...

Coast Guard suspends search for remaining Seacor Power crewmembers

Coast Guard suspends search for remaining Seacor Power crewmembers
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021 searching for people in the water 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The Coast Guard and multiple good Samaritan vessels responded to the capsized vessel and searched for multiple missing people in the water. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard...

Two crewmembers recovered from capsized lift boat

Two crewmembers recovered from capsized lift boat
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris) NEW ORLEANS — Seacor contracted commercial divers from Donjon Marine Company who were diving on the capsized Seacor Power lift boat recovered 2 more unresponsive people Friday. Out of respect...

Coast Guard recovers 1 Thursday night from missing lift boat crew

Coast Guard recovers 1 Thursday night from missing lift boat crew
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard recovered one unresponsive person in the water Thursday near the capsized Seacor Power lift boat 8 miles south of Port Fourchon. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard continues search for missing people from capsized vessel

Coast Guard continues search for missing people from capsized vessel
Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-medium boat crew members prepare to throw a heaving line at the hull of the SeaCor Power, offshore Port Fourchon Louisiana, April 15, 2021. The crew was attempting to make contact with potential survivors inside the vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Grand Isle) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to search for...

Coast Guard recovers 1 unresponsive, continues searching for 12 missing people

Coast Guard recovers 1 unresponsive, continues searching for 12 missing people
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021 searching for people in the water 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard recovered one unresponsive person and continues to search for 12 missing people from...