Coast Guard medevacs mariner 14 miles off Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 14 miles off Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from the tanker vessel Stolt Surf approximately 14 miles offshore Galveston, Texas, Monday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from a crewmember aboard the vessel Stolt Surf requesting a medevac for a 36-year-old...

Coast Guard reopens Houston Ship Channel after protest demonstration

Coast Guard reopens Houston Ship Channel after protest demonstration
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard reopened the Houston Ship Channel Friday after a protest demonstration near Baytown, Texas. “Our partnerships with federal, state and local agencies as well as stakeholders allows us to quickly respond to any maritime safety concerns and mitigate impact to the waterway,” said Capt. Richard Howes, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston deputy commander. “The work...

Coast Guard medevacs tugboat crewmember near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs tugboat crewmember near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a tugboat crewmember near Galveston, Texas, Saturday evening. At 7:46 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report that a 52-year-old crewmember aboard the tugboat Cape Hatteras was exhibiting symptoms of extreme dehydration. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon who...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water off Kemah Boardwalk

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water off Kemah Boardwalk
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has ended the search for the good Samaritan who was last seen attempting to assist a kayaker off the Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, Texas. At 10:37 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a body had been recovered matching the description of the missing person. The search began Wednesday...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water off Kemah Boardwalk

Coast Guard searching for person in the water off Kemah Boardwalk
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a good Samaritan who went missing after attempting to assist a kayaker off the Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a 57-year-old male Kemah Boardwalk employee who went missing after...

Coast Guard rescues person in the water near Crystal Beach, Texas

Coast Guard rescues person in the water near Crystal Beach, Texas
A Coast Guard Station Galveston boat crew stands with the mariner they rescued after he entered the water when his jet ski began to sink approximately two miles offshore Crystal Beach, Texas, Aug. 17, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Galveston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a 50-year-old man from the water after his jet ski began sinking approximately two miles offshore Crystal Beach,...

Coast Guard rescues mariner near Bolivar ferry landing in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard rescues mariner near Bolivar ferry landing in Galveston, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a mariner near the Bolivar ferry landing in Galveston, Texas, Saturday morning. At approximately 6:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from a mariner stating he was in need of medical assistance after his vessel struck a rock due to poor visibility near the Bolivar ferry landing. A Coast Guard Station Galveston 29-foot Response...

Coast Guard assists 3 adults, 2 children on disabled vessel near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard assists 3 adults, 2 children 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 adults and two children aboard a disabled vessel approximately 35 miles offshore from Galveston, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a disabled pleasure craft with three adults and two children aboard. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Texas City, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, along with multiple local, state and federal agencies ended the search Sunday morning for Chief Chris Reed, Kemah Chief of Police, after his body was recovered from the water approximately one and a half miles north of the Texas City Dike in Texas City, Texas. At 7:54 a.m. a body matching the description of Chief Chris Reed was recovered from the water by a Galveston County...