Coast Guard medevacs mariner 35 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 35 miles offshore Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old man approximately 30 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the sailing vessel Tenacious stating a mariner aboard the vessel was exhibiting signs of a heart attack and in need of medical assistance. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 58 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 58 miles offshore Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo HOUSTON —The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old woman approximately 58 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the cruise ship Carnival Valor stating a passenger aboard the vessel was in need of medical assistance. Watchstanders consulted with...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 8 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 8 miles offshore Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old man approximately eight miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the crew of the motor vessel Stena Polaris stating the captain of the vessel was exhibiting signs...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 92 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 92 miles offshore Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 66-year-old man approximately 92 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Friday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the captain of the motor vessel The Bunga Kastori stating their chief engineer was having difficulty...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 130 miles off Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 130 miles off Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman from a fishing vessel approximately 130 miles south of Galveston Tuesday afternoon. Eighth District watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon signal and Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs man off oil platform near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man off oil platform near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a man off an oil platform Friday afternoon near Galveston, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from an employee on an oil platform reporting that a 33-year-old male had fallen while working on the platform and was experiencing severe back pain. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to fuel discharge near Buffalo Bayou, Texas

Coast Guard responds to fuel discharge near Buffalo Bayou, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to a diesel fuel spill near Buffalo Bayou, Wednesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the dredge Susan Crosby that during a fuel transfer the vessel’s tank overflowed and released an estimated 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the Houston Ship Channel just north of City Dock 45. The source...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana
A Station Lake Charles 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew and Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles personnel respond to a vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana, Oct. 15, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles. HOUSTON —Coast Guard crews assisted a 145-foot offshore supply vessel taking on water, near Cameron, Louisiana, early Monday morning. At 12:00 a.m., the crew...

Coast Guard searching for 2 children in the water near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard searching for 2 children in the water near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for two children in the water near 17th Street and Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, Texas. At approximately 6:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of two males, ages 16-years-old and 11-years-old, in the water near the jetties at 17th Street and Seawall...