Coast Guard assists disabled vessels near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard assists disabled vessels near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Station Freeport 25 Foot Response Boast-Small File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted two disabled vessels approximately 10 and seven miles offshore Freeport, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a towing vessel that had become disabled approximately 10 miles offshore. A Coast Guard Station Freeport boat crew was launched to the scene...

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners, dog near Surfside Beach, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners, dog near Surfside Beach, Texas
A capsized vessel floats near Surfside Beach, Texas, July 1, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four mariners and a dog after their vessel capsized nine miles offshore near Surfside Beach, Texas, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a capsized catamaran vessel with two adults and two children in the water. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners on disabled vessel near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners on disabled vessel near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted three mariners after their vessel became disabled near Smith Point, Texas, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a 16-foot John Boat whose engine had become disabled with two adults and one child aboard. Watchstanders issued...

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas
USCG file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search Monday after a body matching the description of the missing boater was located in the vicinity of the accident approximately five miles east of Kemah, Texas. The Coast Guard, along with partner agencies, searched approximately 267 square-miles over a three day period. The initial call came in at approximately 5 p.m. Saturday when Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search for motorist near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for motorist near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON – The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for a motorist who was ejected from his vehicle and entered the water off the I-45 Galveston Causeway Bridge near Galveston, Texas. The initial call came in Sunday evening when Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by a railroad bridge operator of a man and his dog...

Coast Guard searching for motorist near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard searching for motorist near Galveston, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a motorist who was ejected from his vehicle and entered the water off the I-45 Galveston Causeway Bridge near Galveston, Texas, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by a railroad bridge operator of a man and his dog being ejected from their jeep after a roll-over accident on the causeway bridge. The dog was later...

Coast Guard continues search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas

Coast Guard continues search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo by Fireman Ross Ruddell. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard continued its search for a missing boater Sunday approximately five miles east of Kemah, Texas. The missing boater is a male in his mid-40s wearing a blue shirt with grey shorts. At approximately 5 p.m. Saturday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by 911 dispatch of a boater...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Kemah, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Kemah, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater approximately five miles east of Kemah, Texas. The missing boater is a male in his mid-40s wearing a blue shirt with grey shorts. At approximately 5 p.m. Saturday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by 911 dispatch of a boater ejected without...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 boaters near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 boaters near Freeport, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued three boaters after their vessel sank approximately one mile offshore Freeport, Texas, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by the Freeport Police Department informing of a passenger who called...