Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas
USCG file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search Monday after a body matching the description of the missing boater was located in the vicinity of the accident approximately five miles east of Kemah, Texas. The Coast Guard, along with partner agencies, searched approximately 267 square-miles over a three day period. The initial call came in at approximately 5 p.m. Saturday when Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search for motorist near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for motorist near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON – The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for a motorist who was ejected from his vehicle and entered the water off the I-45 Galveston Causeway Bridge near Galveston, Texas. The initial call came in Sunday evening when Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by a railroad bridge operator of a man and his dog...

Coast Guard searching for motorist near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard searching for motorist near Galveston, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a motorist who was ejected from his vehicle and entered the water off the I-45 Galveston Causeway Bridge near Galveston, Texas, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by a railroad bridge operator of a man and his dog being ejected from their jeep after a roll-over accident on the causeway bridge. The dog was later...

Coast Guard continues search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas

Coast Guard continues search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo by Fireman Ross Ruddell. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard continued its search for a missing boater Sunday approximately five miles east of Kemah, Texas. The missing boater is a male in his mid-40s wearing a blue shirt with grey shorts. At approximately 5 p.m. Saturday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by 911 dispatch of a boater...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Kemah, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Kemah, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater approximately five miles east of Kemah, Texas. The missing boater is a male in his mid-40s wearing a blue shirt with grey shorts. At approximately 5 p.m. Saturday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by 911 dispatch of a boater ejected without...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 boaters near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 boaters near Freeport, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued three boaters after their vessel sank approximately one mile offshore Freeport, Texas, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by the Freeport Police Department informing of a passenger who called...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted seven mariners after their vessel began taking on water 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas, Wednesday. At 10:29 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by the crew of the 51-foot Smoker II that they were taking on water. The vessel’s dewatering pumps were keeping up with the flow of water,...

Coast Guard rescues 2 jet skiers offshore Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 jet skiers offshore Texas City, Texas
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two jet skiers approximately two miles offshore the Texas City Dike in Texas City, Texas, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of an overdue jetski with two people aboard at approximately 5:30 p.m. Monday. Watchstanders issued...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Galveston, Texas
USCG MH-65 File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing boater in West Bay near Galveston, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard crews searched over 297 square-miles over the span of approximately 65 hours. The search began at approximately 11:15 p.m. Sunday evening when Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a missing boater near Middle Deer Island who had...