Coast Guard rescues 3 after boat capsizes off Freeport

Coast Guard rescues 3 after boat capsizes off Freeport
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jayven Amanonce, the coxswain of a 45-foot Response Boat–Medium from Coast Guard Station Freeport, surveys a capsized vessel approximately 10 miles miles off Freeport, Texas, July 16, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Elijah Kelley) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued three adults after their vessel capsized off the coast of Freeport,...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from oil rig after vessel sinks near Freeport

A Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew rescues three boaters aboard an oil rig after their vessel began sinking near Freeport, Texas on May 21, 2023. The boatcrew embarked the boaters and transferred them to Surfside Marina in Freeport. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Freeport) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters from an oil rig after their vessel sank...

2 rescued from capsized boat near Freeport, Texas

2 rescued from capsized boat near Freeport, Texas
A capsized 16-to-20-foot pleasure craft sits west of the Brazos Locks near Freeport, Texas, May 12, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Eppinga) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and a tugboat crew rescued two boaters whose vessel capsized near Freeport, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report at 1:10 p.m. via VHF-FM channel 16 that...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing swimmer near Freeport, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 305 square miles for a combined 25 search hours. “The decision to suspend the search is never easy, but we remain ready to resume the operation should any new information arise,” said Lt. j.g. Melissa...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Freeport

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Freeport
A Coast Guard Station Freeport crewmember looks through binoculars during a search for a missing swimmer on May 6, 2023 near Surfside Beach, Texas. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, along with state and local partner agencies, are searching for a missing swimmer near Freeport, Texas, Saturday. Missing is a 19-year-old Black male last seen wearing dark-colored swim trunks with an orange waistband. Coast...

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard grounded vessel near Freeport

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard grounded vessel near Freeport
Two crew members from Coast Guard Station Freeport prepare to disembark a boater from a disabled, grounded pontoon boat near Freeport, Texas, April 22, 2023. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher Miles) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted two people aboard a vessel that ran aground near Freeport, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received...

Coast Guard medevacs crew member off Freeport

Coast Guard medevacs crew member off Freeport
Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jared Cleberg HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a crew member Saturday from a fishing vessel 12 miles offshore Freeport, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification via VHF-FM channel 16 at 8:56 p.m. from the fishing vessel St. Anthony stating a 50-year-old crew...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 near Sargent, Texas

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 near Sargent, Texas
A Coast Guard Station Freeport 29-foot Response Boat–Small crew and a good Samaritan rescue three people from an aground 44-foot oyster boat near Sargent, Texas, April 12, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy, Station Freeport) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued three people Wednesday from an oyster boat that ran aground near Sargent, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 1 cat off Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 1 cat off Freeport, Texas
The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew poses for a photo with two boaters and their cat after rescuing them from a disabled 38-foot sailboat approximately 30 miles off Freeport, Texas, March 13, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a disabled sailboat Monday approximately 30 miles off...