Coast Guard enforces safety zone for tow of battleship USS Texas

Coast Guard enforces safety zone for tow of battleship USS Texas
Pilot boat crews tow the battleship USS Texas down the Houston Ship Channel near Baytown, Texas, Aug. 31, 2022.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Corinne Zilnicki) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard enforced a safety zone in the Houston Ship Channel and Galveston Ship Channel for the tow of the battleship USS Texas, Wednesday. The Coast Guard captain of the port, in coordination with the Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Trinity Bay, TX

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Trinity Bay, TX
A Coast Guard Station Houston 29-foot Response Boat–Small crew tows 3 people aboard a vessel taking on water near Trinity Bay, Texas, July 30, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued three people from an 18-foot flat bottom vessel taking on water near Trinity Bay, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists 1 aboard vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 1 aboard vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Siver, a maritime enforcement specialist at Station Houston, helps a boater inspect his vessel at the Clear Lake Park boat ramp in Seabrook, Texas, May 27, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted one boater aboard a vessel taking on water in Clear Lake, Texas, Friday. While on patrol at 6:12 p.m., a 29-foot...

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter near Houston

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter near Houston
Houston Police Department personnel arrest the captain of an illegal charter operation as part of a Coast Guard and partner agency joint operation and investigation on Clear Lake in Kemah, Texas, May 18, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON — Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston, Coast Guard Station Houston, Coast Guard Investigative Service, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Harris County...

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 rescues 2 jet skiers near Atkinson Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 jet skiers near Atkinson Island, Texas
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a jet ski taking on water Monday near Atkinson Island, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification at 4:13 p.m., from Tow Boat U.S. that a jet ski was taking on water near Atkinson Island. Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded on Atkinson Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded on Atkinson Island
A 21-foot flat-bottom vessel lies beached on Atkinson Island after a Coast Guard Station Houston 29-foot Response Boat–Small crew rescued two people stranded on the island near Morgan’s Point, Texas, Oct. 26, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two people stranded on Atkinson Island Tuesday after their vessel started taking on water...

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...