Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Port Royal Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Port Royal Sound
Search patterns of Coast Guard, partner agency and volunteer crews during the search for a missing diver in Port Royal Sound, South Carolina, May 3, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing diver near Port Royal Sound, Sunday. Missing is Alan Devier, 49, North Charleston. After searching more than...

Coast Guard continues to search for missing diver near Port Royal Sound

Coast Guard continues to search for missing diver near Port Royal Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies continued to search for a missing diver in Port Royal Sound, Thursday. Missing is Alan Devier, 49, North Charleston. Coast Guard and partner agency crews have searched approximately 785 square miles since Tuesday. The Coast...

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 suspends search for man near the San Luis Pass, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for man near the San Luis Pass, Texas
U.S. Coast Guard file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who went missing near the San Luis Pass Bridge Friday morning. Missing is 29-year-old Jacob Szydlowski. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and tan shorts on the Galveston side of San Luis Pass. Searches were conducted by a Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew, Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard assists sinking shrimp trawler southeast of Galveston

Coast Guard assists sinking shrimp trawler southeast of Galveston
USCG File Photo HOUSTON – The Coast Guard provided emergency dewatering pumps to a sinking shrimp trawler approximately 80 miles southeast of Galveston early Wednesday morning. Tuesday at about 9 p.m., a crewmember of the 68-foot shrimping trawler Footprint, with four people aboard, broadcast a mayday over VHF marine band channel 16, which was partially received by Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship crewmember

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship crewmember
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing cruise ship crewmember approximately 170 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas, Tuesday. The Coast Guard suspended the search for Norman DeCastro 12:42 p.m. after searching a total of over 5,000 square-nautical miles. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Eighth District command center in New Orleans received a report Monday...

Coast Guard rescues missing men in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard rescues missing men in Gulf of Mexico
HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews located and rescued two men after hours of searching about 125 miles southeast of Galveston Saturday. Rescued were Karl Shram and Chris Bergeron of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Search and rescue coordinators at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston sent Coast Guard cutters, an airplane and a helicopter to search for the men when they used their satellite phone to make a distress...

Coast Guard Intercepts 2nd Mexican Fishing Crew in 4 Days

Coast Guard Intercepts 2nd Mexican Fishing Crew in 4 Days
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard once again interdicted a lancha with Mexican fishing crew in U.S. waters Monday. On Monday afternoon while conducting a routine patrol an HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew spotted four people aboard a 25-foot lancha approximately 30 miles off South Padre Island and 18 miles north of the U.S./Mexico maritime border. The aircrew notified Coast Guard Sector Corpus...

BSEE, Coast Guard Provide Response Oversight to Rig Fire

BSEE, Coast Guard Provide Response Oversight to Rig Fire
NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the U.S. Coast Guard are continuing to oversee Walter Oil & Gas Corporation’s response efforts to secure the natural gas well and extinguish the subsequent fire that started after the operator’s loss of well control yesterday morning. Both BSEE and Coast Guard conducted overflights this morning to assess the...