Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailing vessel 43 miles off North Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailing vessel 43 miles off North Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues two boaters from a disabled 34-foot sailing vessel 43 miles off North Island, Louisiana, May 22, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Sunday from a disabled sailing vessel 43 miles off North Island, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command...

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter near Houston

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter near Houston
Houston Police Department personnel arrest the captain of an illegal charter operation as part of a Coast Guard and partner agency joint operation and investigation on Clear Lake in Kemah, Texas, May 18, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON — Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston, Coast Guard Station Houston, Coast Guard Investigative Service, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Harris County...

Coast Guard assists 5 aboard disabled vessel near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard assists 5 aboard disabled vessel near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jared Cleberg HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted five boaters Friday aboard a disabled vessel near Freeport, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification at 8:32 a.m. of a disabled 33-foot center console adrift with five people aboard near the Freeport jetties. Due...

Coast Guard medevacs man 130 miles southeast of Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs man 130 miles southeast of Galveston
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alejandro Rivera HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Wednesday from a bulk carrier vessel approximately 130 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 7:27 p.m. Tuesday from the 646-foot bulk carrier Lacta, stating a 20-year-old...

Coast Guard medevacs crew member southeast of Cameron

Coast Guard medevacs crew member southeast of Cameron
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevacs a crew member from a fishing vessel 40 miles southeast of Cameron, Louisiana, May 8, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photos courtesy Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a crew member Sunday from a fishing vessel 40 miles southeast of Cameron, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs crew member from tugboat

Coast Guard medevacs crew member from tugboat
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 50-year-old man from a tugboat near Chocolate Bayou, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a report at 10:58 a.m. from the captain of the tug boat LCPL Phillip C. George stating a crew member aboard was unconscious and experiencing symptoms of diabetic shock. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon,...

Coast Guard rescues ferry passenger from water off Galveston

Coast Guard rescues ferry passenger from water off Galveston
Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jared Cleberg HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a ferry passenger who fell into the water off Galveston, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a report at 11:30 a.m. over VHF-FM channel 16 from personnel aboard the John W. Johnson, a nearby passenger...

Coast Guard ends search for missing 17 year old near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for missing 17 year old near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alejandro Rivera HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search Sunday for a 17-year-old male who went missing while wade fishing near Freeport, Texas, Saturday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Houston spotted the body of the missing teen in the middle of San Luis Pass at 5:25 p.m. A Texas EquuSearch...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 4 aboard vessel near Galveston

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 4 aboard vessel near Galveston
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew from Station Galveston approaches a pleasure craft blown onto the southern jetty by the wind in Galveston, Texas, April 30, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Station Galveston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted four people aboard a vessel beset by weather near Galveston, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston...