Coast Guard welcomes Brazilian navy to Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard welcomes Brazilian navy to Galveston, Texas
Sector Houston-Galveston Capt. Keith Donohue, Brazilian Navy Capt. Carlos Considera and personnel with the Brazilian Navy Training Ship Brazil and Station Galveston pose for a photo at Pier 21 in Galveston, Texas, Nov. 19, 2020. The personnel were given a tour of the base and afloat assets. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard welcomed the crew...

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water off Galveston

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water 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 assisted a sailing vessel that began taking on water with one person aboard approximately 35 miles off the coast of Galveston, Texas, Monday. At approximately 11 a.m., a vessel operator contacted Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report their vessel was...

Coast Guard rescues 6 people and 3 dogs from grounded vessels near Rollover Pass

Coast Guard rescues 6 people and 3 dogs from grounded vessels near Rollover Pass
A Coast Guard Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat – Medium boat crew rescues four adults, two infants and three dogs from grounded vessels near Rollover Pass in Gilchrist, Texas, Oct. 9, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued six people after their vessels became aground in the Intracoastal Waterway north of Rollover Pass in Gilchrist,...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Galveston, Texas
The Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr respondes to a vessel fire with three people aboard near the Houston Ship Channel entrance Oct. 3, 2020, in Galveston, Texas. The Daniel Tarr crew arrived on scene and began extinguishing the fire alongside the Erin T, an offshore supply vessel and a good Samaritan safely removed the passengers from the vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard...

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,...