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 continues search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas

Coast Guard continues search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo by Fireman Ross Ruddell. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard continued its search for a missing boater Sunday approximately five miles east of Kemah, Texas. The missing boater is a male in his mid-40s wearing a blue shirt with grey shorts. At approximately 5 p.m. Saturday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by 911 dispatch of a boater...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Kemah, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Kemah, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater approximately five miles east of Kemah, Texas. The missing boater is a male in his mid-40s wearing a blue shirt with grey shorts. At approximately 5 p.m. Saturday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by 911 dispatch of a boater ejected without...

Coast Guard suspends search for owner of adrift kayak near Seabrook, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for owner of adrift kayak near Seabrook, Texas
An unmanned, adrift kayak found by a Houston County Sheriff’s Office boat crew approximately 100-yards off El Jardin Beach near Seabrook, Texas, May 8, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON – The Coast Guard suspended its search for the owner of an unmanned, adrift kayak found approximately 100-yards off El Jardin Beach near Seabrook, Texas. The search began Friday morning after Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift kayak near Seabrook, Texas

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift kayak near Seabrook, Texas
An unmanned, adrift kayak found by a Houston County Sheriff’s Office boat crew approximately 100-yards off El Jardin Beach near Seabrook, Texas, May 8, 2020. A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and a Coast Guard Station Houston Response Boat-Medium boat crew were launched to search. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of an unmanned,...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible people in the water near Baytown

Coast Guard suspends search for possible people in the water near Baytown
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON —The Coast Guard has suspended the search for seven people possibly in the water in Cedar Bayou just west of the U.S. Highway 146 bridge near Baytown, Texas, Tuesday. “I want to thank all of our local partners who assisted in this search effort,” said Lt. j.g. Chellsey Phillips, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command...

Coast Guard searching for possible people in the water near Baytown, Texas

Coast Guard searching for possible people in the water near Baytown, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for seven possible people in the water in Cedar Bayou just west of the U.S. Highway 146 bridge near Baytown, Texas. At 9:40 p.m. Monday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday radio transmission on Ch. 16 from a distressed mariner stating his 27-foot recreational...

Coast Guard responds to breakaway barges striking I-10 San Jacinto River bridge

Coast Guard responds to breakaway barges striking I-10 San Jacinto River bridge
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding after at least two barges struck the I-10 San Jacinto River Bridge near Channelview, Texas, Friday. At 12:05 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report that nine barges had broken away from their moorings at the San Jacinto River Fleet, north of the San Jacinto River bridge. A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard reopens Houston Ship Channel after protest demonstration

Coast Guard reopens Houston Ship Channel after protest demonstration
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard reopened the Houston Ship Channel Friday after a protest demonstration near Baytown, Texas. “Our partnerships with federal, state and local agencies as well as stakeholders allows us to quickly respond to any maritime safety concerns and mitigate impact to the waterway,” said Capt. Richard Howes, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston deputy commander. “The work...