Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayak owner near Galveston

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayak owner near Galveston
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard located the owner of the unmanned, adrift kayak after the owner saw reports that his kayak was missing Thursday. The kayak was initially found in the vicinity of Pier 21 near the Cruise Ship Terminal in Galveston, Texas, by the Galveston Police Marine Division. “We encourage all kayak owners to register their vessels through...

Coast Guard searches for owner of adrift kayak near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard searches for owner of adrift kayak near Galveston, Texas
A kayak found adrift in the vicinity of Pier 21 near the cruise ship terminal in Galveston, Texas, Jan. 23, 2020, sits on the stern of a Station Galveston Response Boat-Medium. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of an unmanned, adrift kayak found in the vicinity of Pier 21 near the Cruise Ship Terminal in Galveston, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston...

Search suspended for missing fishermen after vessel collision near Galveston

Search suspended for missing fishermen after vessel collision near Galveston
HOUSTON — The unified command has suspended the search Thursday for two missing fishermen from the 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride that capsized after a collision near the Galveston Jetties in Galveston, Texas. Responders searched more than 49 square miles over the past three days. “It is never an easy decision to suspend a search,” said Cmdr. Jordan Baldueza, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston...

Coast Guard continues search for 2 fishermen after vessel collision

Coast Guard continues search for 2 fishermen after vessel collision
The stern of the 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride appears above the waterline beside the vessel’s inflatable life raft after a collision near the Galveston jetties in Galveston, Texas, Jan 15, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Galveston). HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is continuing the search Wednesday for two fishermen from the 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride that capsized...

Coast Guard ends search for possible person in water near Galveston

Coast Guard ends search for possible person in water near Galveston
An unmanned 21-foot vessel sits in the water near Galveston, Texas, January 11, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search for a possible person the water after the owner of the vessel verified the vessel broke away during a storm near Galveston, Texas, Saturday. The search began Friday evening when Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners 288 miles offshore Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners 288 miles offshore Corpus Christi, Texas
An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts a hoist of one of two mariners approximately 288 miles east southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas, Jan. 2, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Aviation Training Center Mobile) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners from their disabled sailing vessel, Rhapsody, approximately 288 miles east southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas, Thursday...

Coast Guard assists 2 mariners near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard assists 2 mariners near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted two mariners after their vessel ran aground on Mud Island near Galveston, Texas, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a disabled barge with two mariners aboard requesting assistance due to exposure to inclement weather. Watchstanders issued a marine...

Coast Guard suspends search for cruise ship passengersoutheast of Galveston

Coast Guard suspends search for cruise ship passengersoutheast of Galveston
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo by Fireman Ross Ruddell HOUSTON —The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 26-year-old male Saturday evening who was reported overboard from the Carnival Dream 47 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas. Search crews covered more than 586 square miles throughout the two day search. “With our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of this young...

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....