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...

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 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...