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...

Coast Guard rescues 6 people and 3 dogs from grounded vessels near Rollover Pass

Coast Guard rescues 6 people and 3 dogs from grounded vessels near Rollover Pass
A Coast Guard Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat – Medium boat crew rescues four adults, two infants and three dogs from grounded vessels near Rollover Pass in Gilchrist, Texas, Oct. 9, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued six people after their vessels became aground in the Intracoastal Waterway north of Rollover Pass in Gilchrist,...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 crewmembers 25 miles off Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs 2 crewmembers 25 miles off Freeport, Texas
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 29-year-old male and a 57-year-old male from a tanker vessel approximately 25 miles off Freeport, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received two medevac requests at 1:20 p.m. from the captain of the 473-foot tanker...

Coast Guard units prepare in advance of Hurricane Delta

Coast Guard units prepare in advance of Hurricane Delta
U.S. Coast Guard crew members set up barriers around the unit in preparation for Hurricane Delta at Coast Guard Station Venice, Louisiana on October 6, 2020. The barriers stood up around the unit help prevent flooding caused by the hurricane. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard personnel in the Gulf Coast region are preparing assets in advance of Hurricane Delta. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Galveston, Texas
The Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr respondes to a vessel fire with three people aboard near the Houston Ship Channel entrance Oct. 3, 2020, in Galveston, Texas. The Daniel Tarr crew arrived on scene and began extinguishing the fire alongside the Erin T, an offshore supply vessel and a good Samaritan safely removed the passengers from the vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard continues to monitor Hurricane Sally, pre-stage response teams

Coast Guard continues to monitor Hurricane Sally, pre-stage response teams
Members from Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River readies supplies in preparation for Hurricane Sally in Hattiesburg, Miss., September 15, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sydney Phoenix) NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard crews in the Gulf Coast region continue to monitor Hurricane Sally and pre-stage response crews and equipment Tuesday. Aircraft, boats and personnel are...

Coast Guard units prepare for Hurricane Sally

Coast Guard units prepare for Hurricane Sally
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter arrives from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, at Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, September 14, 2020.  (U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli) NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard personnel in the Gulf Coast region spent Monday preparing assets in advance of Hurricane Sally. Coast Guard assets across the region were repositioned and pre-staged...