Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from crude oil tanker 20 miles off Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from crude oil tanker 20 miles off Galveston
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a crude oil tanker approximately 20 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification from the crew of the crude oil tanker Pacific Jewels that a member of the crew suffered...

Coast Guard responds to report of missing boy in Houston Ship Channel

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard responded to a report of a 16 year-old boy who fell into the Houston Ship Channel, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call from the Houston Fire Department, requesting assistance in locating the boy, who reportedly fell into the channel at Crown Point, near the Washburn Tunnel at approximately 8 p.m. The Coast Guard dispatched a 25-foot...