Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Baytown, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Baytown, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. WilliamsHOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners after their vessel became disabled near Baytown, Texas, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification at approximately 8:42 p.m. of a disabled 18-foot pleasure craft vessel with two mariners aboard....

Coast Guard holds annual Blackthorn memorial service in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard holds annual Blackthorn memorial service in Galveston, Texas
A crew member from one of Sector Houston-Galveston’s underlying units selects a rose to lay at the Blackthorn memorial to commemorate a fallen crew member of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn during the 41st anniversary memorial service Jan. 28, 2021, at Base Galveston in Galveston, Texas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard honored 23...

Coast Guard assists disabled boat 56 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard assists disabled boat 56 miles offshore Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. WilliamsHOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted six people on a 32-foot boat approximately 56 miles offshore Freeport, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification at 12:30 p.m. Saturday of a disabled and adrift boat with six people aboard approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Sabine Pass

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Sabine Pass
Coast Guard Cutter Alligator file photo by Seaman Meredith A. Manning HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a missing crewmember from the tanker vessel Sagami. Approximately 2,823 square miles were covered over 48 hours with four aircraft and two vessels during the search. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received the initial report Wednesday evening of a 27-year-old...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Sabine Pass

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Sabine Pass
Coast Guard Cutter Alligator file photo by Seaman Meredith A. Manning HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately 29 miles offshore Sabine Pass, Texas. The individual was last seen wearing an orange life jacket and coveralls with reflective tape. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification Wednesday evening of a 27-year-old male crew...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan vessel rescue 5 from sinking fishing vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritan vessel rescue 5 from sinking fishing vessel
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin HOUSTON, Texas — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel rescued 5 people Tuesday after their fishing vessel began taking on water and sinking approximately 180 miles south of Sabine Pass, Texas. Coast Guard 8th District command center watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert at 10:12 p.m. registered...

Coast Guard welcomes Brazilian navy to Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard welcomes Brazilian navy to Galveston, Texas
Sector Houston-Galveston Capt. Keith Donohue, Brazilian Navy Capt. Carlos Considera and personnel with the Brazilian Navy Training Ship Brazil and Station Galveston pose for a photo at Pier 21 in Galveston, Texas, Nov. 19, 2020. The personnel were given a tour of the base and afloat assets. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard welcomed the crew...

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water off Galveston

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water off Galveston
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted a sailing vessel that began taking on water with one person aboard approximately 35 miles off the coast of Galveston, Texas, Monday. At approximately 11 a.m., a vessel operator contacted Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report their vessel was...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Galveston
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston aircrew hoisted a 50-year-old male from the tanker vessel Willard approximately seven miles offshore Galveston, Texas, Nov. 1, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard video capture) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 50-year-old male from a tanker vessel approximately seven miles offshore Galveston, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received...