Coast Guard ends search for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search Saturday for a 60 year-old-man who was reported overdue near Swan Lake in Texas City, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report that a body was recovered matching the description of the missing fisherman. “Our hearts go out to the families and friends affected by this loss,” said Cmdr. Jordan Baldueza, search...

Coast Guard searching for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard searching for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 60 year-old-man who was reported overdue near Swan Lake in Texas City, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from a family member that Dale Wolf was overdue from a routine fishing trip. Wolf’s 16-foot fishing vessel was found at anchor...

Coast Guard assists towing vessel taking on water near Port Arthur, Texas

Coast Guard assists towing vessel taking on water near Port Arthur, Texas
29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. HOUSTON — A Coast Guard crew assisted a 72-foot towing vessel taking on water near Port Arthur, Texas, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report that the towing vessel, Antietam, was taking on water and in need of assistance. Antietam, who was pushing two barges, intentionally...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue mariner 230 miles offshore Galveston

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue mariner 230 miles offshore Galveston
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and the crew of a good Samaritan vessel rescued a 57-year-old man approximately 230 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the crew of the research vessel Hugin Explorer stating the sailing vessel Pomodoro was taking on water...

Coast Guard rescues 3 hunters, dog near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 hunters, dog near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued three hunters and their dog after their vessel overturned near Freeport, Texas, Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the wife of one of the stranded men reporting that her husband and two others had fallen overboard near Bastrop Bayou. The men...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 5 miles offshore Sabine Pass, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 5 miles offshore Sabine Pass, Texas
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 25-year-old man approximately five miles offshore of Sabine Pass, Texas, Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the motor vessel Caribe Cristina stating a crewmember aboard the vessel was in need...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas, Friday evening. An extensive 41-hour search was conducted covering an area of 2,638 square miles. Involved in the search were: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas, Thursday. Missing is 49 year-old Charles Ferguson, last seen in a green kayak and wearing a white shirt. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the wife of the missing...

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...