Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from tanker near Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from tanker near Galveston
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old man Sunday from a tanker vessel near Galveston, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a medevac request via VHF-FM channel 16 at 4:05 a.m. from the tanker vessel Silver Ginny for an unresponsive...

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater, dog near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater, dog near Texas City, Texas
A Coast Guard Station Galveston 29-foot Response Boat–Small boat crew rescues an overdue boater and dog near Texas City, Texas, Oct. 11, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Galveston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue boater and a dog Monday near the Texas City Dike in Texas City, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received notification...

Coast Guard rescue 3 after vessel capsizes near Red Fish Island

Coast Guard rescue 3 after vessel capsizes near Red Fish Island
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued three boaters from the water after their vessel capsized Thursday near Red Fish Island, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification from Galveston County Sheriff’s Office at 10:15 a.m. that a 22-foot pleasure craft had capsized with three people aboard. The boaters were all reportedly wearing life jackets...

Coast Guard medevacs crew member from oil tanker off Sabine

Coast Guard medevacs crew member from oil tanker off Sabine
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 35-year-old male from a crude oil tanker 22 miles south of Sabine, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston command center watchstanders received a call at 10:36 p.m. from the anchored tanker Pacific Ruby stating that a crewman was exhibiting abnormal...

Coast Guard medevacs oil rig crew member 150 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs oil rig crew member 150 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Houston, Texas, prepares to medevac an oil rig crew member experiencing a cardiac event on the Hoover-Diana oil platform, 150 miles east of Corpus Christi, Texas, Aug. 19, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station Houston) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 54-year-old crew member from an oil platform approximately...

Coast Guard medevacs tugboat crew member off Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs tugboat crew member off Galveston
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 60-year-old mariner from a tugboat approximately 65 miles off Galveston, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call at about 4 p.m. from the 116-foot tugboat Leigh Ann Moran stating a crew member was...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from tanker 11 miles off Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from tanker 11 miles off Galveston
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a crew member from a tanker vessel approximately 11 miles off Galveston, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call at approximately 9 a.m. from the tanker vessel Coral Furcata stating a 48-year-old male crew...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 10 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 10 miles offshore Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old mariner from a tanker vessel approximately 10 miles offshore Freeport, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call at approximately 11 a.m. from the tanker vessel Prism Agility stating a mariner was...

Coast Guard Air Station Houston conducts change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Air Station Houston conducts change-of-command ceremony
Coast Guard Eighth District Chief of Staff Capt. John Reed presides of a change-of-command ceremony for Coast Guard Air Station Houston, Texas, June 11, 2021. Cmdr. Matson relieved Capt. Canady as the commanding officer. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause) HOUSTON — Coast Guard Air Station Houston conducted a change-of-command ceremony Friday in Houston. During the ceremony,...