Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from tanker near Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from tanker near Galveston
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 28-year-old man Sunday from a tanker vessel near Galveston, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a medevac request via VHF-FM channel 16 at 4:05 a.m. from the tanker vessel Silver Ginny for an unresponsive...

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater, dog near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater, dog near Texas City, Texas
A Coast Guard Station Galveston 29-foot Response Boat–Small boat crew rescues an overdue boater and dog near Texas City, Texas, Oct. 11, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Galveston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue boater and a dog Monday near the Texas City Dike in Texas City, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received notification...

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard vessel taking on water near Galveston

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard vessel taking on water near Galveston
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters after their vessel began taking on water near the Galveston Jetties, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston watchstanders received notificaton at 5:47 p.m. of a 19-foot pleasure craft taking on water with two people aboard. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched...

Coast Guard rescue 3 after vessel capsizes near Red Fish Island

Coast Guard rescue 3 after vessel capsizes near Red Fish Island
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued three boaters from the water after their vessel capsized Thursday near Red Fish Island, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification from Galveston County Sheriff’s Office at 10:15 a.m. that a 22-foot pleasure craft had capsized with three people aboard. The boaters were all reportedly wearing life jackets...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from yacht taking on water near Bolivar Peninsula, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 from yacht taking on water near Bolivar Peninsula, Texas
A 52-foot yacht sits hard aground and partially submerged in the vicinity of the North Jetty near the Bolivar Peninsula in Galveston, Texas, Sept. 5, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Galveston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four boaters from a yacht taking on water south of the Bolivar Peninsula in Galveston, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from tanker 11 miles off Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from tanker 11 miles 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 medevaced a crew member from a tanker vessel approximately 11 miles off Galveston, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call at approximately 9 a.m. from the tanker vessel Coral Furcata stating a 48-year-old male crew...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 mariners from tanker 10 miles off Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs 2 mariners from tanker 10 miles off Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat–Medium file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced two crew members from a tanker vessel approximately 10 miles off Galveston, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call at approximately 9:25 a.m. from the anchored tanker vessel Monterey stating...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 6 after vessel sinks near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 6 after vessel sinks near Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Station Galveston 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew transports mariners back to shore after their vessel sank offshore Galveston, Texas, June 7, 2021. (courtesy photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued six boaters from the water after their vessel sank Monday near the Galveston Causeway in Galveston, Texas. Coast Guard Station Galveston watchstanders received...

Coast Guard searches for 2 boaters near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard searches for 2 boaters near Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, along with partner agencies, are searching for two missing boaters after their vessel sank just west of the Galveston Causeway near Galveston, Texas, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified at approximately 6:30 p.m. by the Galveston...