Coast Guard conducts 9 fisheries boardings off Texas coast

Coast Guard conducts 9 fisheries boardings off Texas coast
A Coast Guard boarding team team from Cutter Alligator, an 87-foot coastal patrol boat homeported in Galveston, Texas, approaches a shrimp boat and prepares to board the vessel off the Texas coast, Sept. 14, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Cutter Alligator) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard boarded nine commercial fishing vessels and issued 26 safety and living marine resource violations during...

Coast Guard ends search for 88 year old near Smith Point, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for 88 year old near Smith Point, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search for an 88-year-old boater near Smith Point, Texas, Tuesday. Texas City Police Department personnel found a body matching the description of the man on the Texas City Dike. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by the man’s wife via cell phone at 4:20 p.m. Monday that her husband...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Smith Point, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Smith Point, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alejandro Rivera HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for an overdue boater Tuesday near Smith Point, Texas. The missing mariner is an 88-year-old man in a 16-foot green aluminum boat with a bimini top believed to be fishing in Galveston Bay. The boater typically fishes in Trinity Bay from Smith Point...

Coast Guard suspends search for man in water near Galveston,

Coast Guard suspends search for man in water near Galveston,
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search efforts Friday morning, for a 22-year-old man who went into the water after his vessel sank near Galveston, Texas, Thursday. The missing man has been identified as Sergy Estrada. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 227 square miles for over 40 combined hours. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard searches for 22 year old in water near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard searches for 22 year old in water near Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin aircrew conducts search patterns for a person in the water near Galveston, Texas, March 31, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a man in the water near Galveston, Texas, Thursday. Missing is a 22-year-old man who is 5 feet, 4 inches tall, 180 pounds and was last seen wearing a green...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Sabine Pass

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Sabine Pass
Coast Guard Cutter Alligator file photo by Seaman Meredith A. Manning HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately 29 miles offshore Sabine Pass, Texas. The individual was last seen wearing an orange life jacket and coveralls with reflective tape. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification Wednesday evening of a 27-year-old male crew...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard Cutter Alligator file photo by Seaman Meredith A. Manning CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Sunday afternoon. Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi aircrews in coordination with crews from Coast Guard Station South Padre Island and the Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard ends search for overdue jet skier near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for overdue jet skier near South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has ended the search for an overdue jet skier after he was found by a good Samaritan vessel approximately two miles north of the Queen Isabella Causeway along the intracoastal waterway, Monday morning. At 7:52 a.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification that the...

Coast Guard searching for overdue jet skier near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard searching for overdue jet skier near South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Alligator file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue jet skier who was last seen between Port Isabel and South Padre Island, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of an overdue 27-year-old man who was due to return his rented jet ski at 5 p.m. Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders...