Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Freeport

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Freeport
Coast Guard Station Freeport 25 Foot Response Boast-Small File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing person in the water last seen at Surfside Beach near Freeport, Texas. Missing is 22-year-old Elijah Posana, U.S. Air Force, who was last seen wearing a maroon shirt. Coast Guard and local agency crews searched over the course of 28 hours, covering approximately 100...

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to multiple search and rescue cases along the Gulf Coast over the weekend. Coast Guard crews at Sectors Corpus Christi, Houston-Galveston, New Orleans and Mobile worked six separate cases, with three of those occurring Sunday. “As the warmer weather approaches, boaters are becoming more active on the waterways throughout the region, and we want to remind...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo by Fireman Ross Ruddell. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 22-year-old male in the water at Surfside Beach near Freeport, Texas. Missing is Elijah Posada, U.S. Air Force, who was last seen wearing a maroon shirt. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification Sunday of a 22-year-old Posada who was swimming approximately...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 46 miles offCameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 46 miles offCameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 60-year-old man from a fishing vessel 46 miles offshore Cameron, Louisiana, Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a medevac request by radio from the fishing vessel Jennifer and David stating a...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the Colorado River near Matagorda, Texas, Saturday morning. At approximately 5 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification of five individuals who were ejected from their vessel after reportedly striking...

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...