Good Samaritan helps rescue 3 from shrimp boat fire off Galveston

Good Samaritan helps rescue 3 from shrimp boat fire off Galveston
HOUSTON — Three men were brought to safety by a good Samaritan after the men’s shrimp boat caught fire just north of the South Galveston Jetty, Friday. The captain of the shrimp boat Angel Lady called the watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston at 10:04 a.m., reporting that the shrimp boat Capt. Hunter was on fire with three people aboard. The Coast Guard Cutter Manta was diverted...

Coast Guard assists tug taking on water off Galveston coast

Coast Guard Cutter Manta Logo HOUSTON – The Coast Guard assisted a tug boat towing a 165-foot deck barge that was taking on water approximately 20 miles south of San Luis Pass, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call at approximately 6 a.m. from a crewmember aboard the Pops, a 70-foot tug boat, stating that the vessel was dead in the water, and taking on...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishing vessel master in Gulf of Mexico

USCG file photoHOUSTON – The Coast Guard has suspended its active search, pending further developments, for the master of the fishing vessel Miss Carol at approximately 1 p.m., Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call at approximately 1:05 a.m. Monday, from a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Tommy Gun relaying for the crew of the 85-foot fishing vessel...

Coast Guard continues search in Gulf of Mexico for fishing vessel master

USCG file photo HOUSTON – The Coast Guard is continuing its search for the master of the fishing vessel Miss Carol in the Gulf of Mexico, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call at approximately 1:05 a.m. Monday, from a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Tommy Gun relaying for the crew of the 85-foot fishing vessel Miss Carol, that the master of the Miss...

Coast Guard searches for missing fishing vessel master in Gulf of Mexico

USCG file photoHOUSTON – The Coast Guard is searching for the master of a fishing vessel approximately 3 miles south of White Lake in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call at approximately 1:05 a.m. from a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Tommy Gun relaying for the crew of the 85-foot fishing vessel Miss...

Coast Guard responding to oil platform explosion off Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a report of 13 people in the water following an oil platform explosion in block 380 approximately 90 miles south of Vermillion Bay, La., at about 9:19 a.m.