Coast Guard medevacs crew member from tugboat

Coast Guard medevacs crew member from tugboat
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 50-year-old man from a tugboat near Chocolate Bayou, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a report at 10:58 a.m. from the captain of the tug boat LCPL Phillip C. George stating a crew member aboard was unconscious and experiencing symptoms of diabetic shock. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon,...

Coast Guard rescues ferry passenger from water off Galveston

Coast Guard rescues ferry passenger from water off Galveston
Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jared Cleberg HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a ferry passenger who fell into the water off Galveston, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a report at 11:30 a.m. over VHF-FM channel 16 from personnel aboard the John W. Johnson, a nearby passenger...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 4 aboard vessel near Galveston

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 4 aboard vessel near Galveston
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew from Station Galveston approaches a pleasure craft blown onto the southern jetty by the wind in Galveston, Texas, April 30, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Station Galveston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted four people aboard a vessel beset by weather near Galveston, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston...

Coast Guard ends search for 88 year old near Smith Point, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for 88 year old near Smith Point, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search for an 88-year-old boater near Smith Point, Texas, Tuesday. Texas City Police Department personnel found a body matching the description of the man on the Texas City Dike. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by the man’s wife via cell phone at 4:20 p.m. Monday that her husband...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Smith Point, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Smith Point, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alejandro Rivera HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for an overdue boater Tuesday near Smith Point, Texas. The missing mariner is an 88-year-old man in a 16-foot green aluminum boat with a bimini top believed to be fishing in Galveston Bay. The boater typically fishes in Trinity Bay from Smith Point...

Coast Guard suspends search for man in water near Galveston,

Coast Guard suspends search for man in water near Galveston,
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search efforts Friday morning, for a 22-year-old man who went into the water after his vessel sank near Galveston, Texas, Thursday. The missing man has been identified as Sergy Estrada. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 227 square miles for over 40 combined hours. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard searches for 22 year old in water near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard searches for 22 year old in water near Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin aircrew conducts search patterns for a person in the water near Galveston, Texas, March 31, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a man in the water near Galveston, Texas, Thursday. Missing is a 22-year-old man who is 5 feet, 4 inches tall, 180 pounds and was last seen wearing a green...

Coast Guard medevacs crew member from cruise ship off Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs crew member from cruise ship off Galveston
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Galveston carry a patient off a 45-foot Response Boat–Medium at the station pier in Galveston, Texas, Jan. 28, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Galveston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a crew member from a cruise ship 12 miles off Galveston, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received notification...

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...