Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from oil tanker near Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from oil tanker near Galveston
An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevacs a 58 year-old man from an oil tanker 50 miles south of Galveston, Texas, Mar. 10, 2018.  HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 58 year-old man from an oil tanker near Galveston, Texas, Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the captain of the oil tanker Nobel requesting the medevac of...

Coast Guard searches aircraft crash site near Anahuac, Texas

Coast Guard searches aircraft crash site near Anahuac, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for three crewmembers of a cargo plane that crashed in a marsh near Anahuac, Texas, Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the Federal Aviation Administration reporting that an Atlas Air Boeing 767 cargo...

Coast Guard ends search for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search Saturday for a 60 year-old-man who was reported overdue near Swan Lake in Texas City, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report that a body was recovered matching the description of the missing fisherman. “Our hearts go out to the families and friends affected by this loss,” said Cmdr. Jordan Baldueza, search...

Coast Guard searching for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard searching for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 60 year-old-man who was reported overdue near Swan Lake in Texas City, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from a family member that Dale Wolf was overdue from a routine fishing trip. Wolf’s 16-foot fishing vessel was found at anchor...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue mariner 230 miles offshore Galveston

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue mariner 230 miles offshore Galveston
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and the crew of a good Samaritan vessel rescued a 57-year-old man approximately 230 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the crew of the research vessel Hugin Explorer stating the sailing vessel Pomodoro was taking on water...

Coast Guard rescues 3 hunters, dog near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 hunters, dog near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued three hunters and their dog after their vessel overturned near Freeport, Texas, Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the wife of one of the stranded men reporting that her husband and two others had fallen overboard near Bastrop Bayou. The men...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas, Friday evening. An extensive 41-hour search was conducted covering an area of 2,638 square miles. Involved in the search were: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas, Thursday. Missing is 49 year-old Charles Ferguson, last seen in a green kayak and wearing a white shirt. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the wife of the missing...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 58 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 58 miles offshore Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo HOUSTON —The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old woman approximately 58 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the cruise ship Carnival Valor stating a passenger aboard the vessel was in need of medical assistance. Watchstanders consulted with...