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: A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew A Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew A...

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...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 6 from sinking boat near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 6 from sinking boat near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted in the rescue of six people from a sinking vessel approximately 22 miles south of Freeport, Texas, Tuesday night. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a radio call from the captain of a 25-foot catamaran with six people aboard...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard members at Station Freeport, Texas carry a man towards an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew Aug. 12, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 57 year-old-man from a fishing vessel approximately 26 miles south of Freeport, Texas, Saturday night. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request for a medevac from the captain of the 68-foot...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsizing vessel near Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four mariners after their vessel capsized near Freeport, Texas, Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification from the owner of a 24-foot recreational vessel that he was taking on water approximately 10 miles southwest of Freeport. A Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew and a Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners from vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners from vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jared Cleberg HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners from a recreational vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification at 3 a.m. of four people aboard a 20-foot recreational vessel that was hard aground and taking...

Coast Guard suspends search for boater near Colorado River

Coast Guard suspends search for boater near Colorado River
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday afternoon for a missing boater involved in a vessel capsizing offshore of the mouth of the Colorado River. The three-day search was suspended after Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi and Coast Guard Air Station Houston helicopter crews, boatcrews from Coast Guard Station Freeport, as well as Matagorda County...

Coast Guard searches for boater after vessel capsizes near Colorado River

Coast Guard searches for boater after vessel capsizes near Colorado River
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews are searching for a missing boater after the vessel he was on capsized Saturday offshore of the mouth of the Colorado River. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi received a report at approximately 10:30 a.m. from a good Samaritan who witnessed a 16-foot pleasure...