Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search Sunday for a missing 16-year-old swimmer offshore Galveston, Texas. A body was recovered by Galveston Island Beach Patrol matching the description of the missing swimmer. “Our hearts go out to the family and friends dealing with this heartbreaking loss,” said Lt. Cmdr. Caren Damon, Sector Houston-Galveston search and rescue...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing 16-year-old swimmer offshore Galveston, Texas, Sunday. At 9:34 p.m. Saturday evening, Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the Galveston Police Department of a boy who was reported missing while swimming near 4400 Seawall Blvd in Galveston. Sector Houston-Galveston...

Coast Guard rescues missing fisherman near Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a missing fisherman near the Bolivar Peninsula in Galveston, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office of a 72-year-old man who had gone missing while flounder fishing with two other individuals. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast. A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard, agencies end search for 2 missing boaters near Seabrook, Texas

Coast Guard, agencies end search for 2 missing boaters near Seabrook, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, along with multiple agencies, ended the search for two missing boaters after bodies matching the descriptions of both boaters were found near Seabrook, Texas, Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 8:27 a.m., Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a Station Houston 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat...

Coast Guard rescues 1, searches for 2 people near Seabrook, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 1, searches for 2 people near Seabrook, Texas
29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a 13-year-old girl and is searching for two people in the water near Seabrook, Texas, Wednesday morning. The missing boaters are a male in his early 60’s and a female in her early 30’s. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a vessel that was washed up on El Jardin Beach in Pasadena,...

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...