Coast Guard searching for 2 children in the water near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard searching for 2 children in the water near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for two children in the water near 17th Street and Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, Texas. At approximately 6:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of two males, ages 16-years-old and 11-years-old, in the water near the jetties at 17th Street and Seawall...

Coast Guard medevacs diver 115 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs diver 115 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON —The Coast Guard medevaced a 54-year-old diver from a charter vessel approximately 115 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Saturday night. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from a representative of the vessel Fling of a female...

Coast Guard assists 4 from capsized vessel near Sabine, Texas

Coast Guard assists 4 from capsized vessel near Sabine, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of four crewmembers from a fishing vessel after it capsized near Sabine Pass, Texas, Tuesday morning. Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders in New Orleans received an emergency position indicating radio beacon signal from the 65-foot fishing vessel Captain M&M, which provided an approximate location of the vessel, and launched a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from capsized vessel near Crystal Beach, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 5 from capsized vessel near Crystal Beach, Texas
A Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat — Medium boat crew arrives on scene to transfer three adults and two teenagers from Coast Guard Cutter Sea Horse after their vessel capsized approximately 2 miles offshore of Crystal Beach, Texas, Sept. 8, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Sea Horse. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued three adults and two teenagers from the water approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Sabine, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Sabine, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a diver Friday who went missing approximately 75 miles south of Sabine Pass, Texas. Search crews covered more than 3,100 square miles for approximately 46 hours. Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon signal Wednesday evening from a 22-foot pleasure craft...

Coast Guard searches for missing diver near Sabine, Texas

Coast Guard searches for missing diver near Sabine, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing diver 75 miles south of Sabine Pass, Texas, Thursday. Missing is 65 year-old Alfred Charles Lensing. Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon signal Wednesday evening from a 22-foot pleasure craft tied to an oil rig. Watchstanders contacted the person on...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 6 from sinking boat near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 6 from sinking boat near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted in the rescue of six people from a sinking vessel approximately 22 miles south of Freeport, Texas, Tuesday night. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a radio call from the captain of a 25-foot catamaran with six people aboard...

Coast Guard suspends search for owner of kayak near Crystal Beach, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for owner of kayak near Crystal Beach, Texas
This unmanned, beached kayak was found in the vicinity of Meynig Drive in Crystal Beach, Texas, on Aug. 20, 2018.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Galvston County Sheriff’s Office. HOUSTON —The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the owner of an unmanned, beached kayak found in the vicinity of Meynig Drive in Crystal Beach, Texas, pending the development of new information. Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard searching for owner of unmanned kayak near Crystal Beach, Texas

Coast Guard searching for owner of unmanned kayak near Crystal Beach, Texas
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of this unmanned, beached kayak found in the vicinity of Meynig Drive in Crystal Beach, Texas, on Aug. 20, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Galvston County Sheriff’s Office. HOUSTON —The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of an unmanned, beached kayak found in the vicinity of Meynig Drive in Crystal Beach, Texas, Monday. Coast...