Coast Guard medevacs 2 from cruise ships off Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from cruise ships off Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Manowar file photo by PA3 Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews medevaced two people off of two different cruise ships just a few hours apart Sunday, but in almost the exact same location about 15 miles east of Galveston. The cruise ship Liberty of the Seas contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders at 5:38 p.m. and reported that a 71-year-old woman was...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship crewmember

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship crewmember
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing cruise ship crewmember approximately 170 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas, Tuesday. The Coast Guard suspended the search for Norman DeCastro 12:42 p.m. after searching a total of over 5,000 square-nautical miles. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Eighth District command center in New Orleans received a report Monday...

Coast Guard medevacs toddler from cruise ship

Coast Guard medevacs toddler from cruise ship
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a toddler from a cruise ship approximately 95 nautical miles southwest of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at approximately 6:30 a.m. reporting a three-year-old suffering from a potential severe chest infection aboard the Carnival Cruise Ship Liberty of the Seas. A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans...

Search for missing cruise ship Liberty of the Seas passenger suspended

Search for missing cruise ship Liberty of the Seas passenger suspended
MIAMI – Coast Guard crews have suspended their search for a man who reportedly went overboard from a cruise ship 22 nautical miles south of Marathon, Florida, Sunday. Frank Slippo, 43, hometown unknown, reportedly went overboard from the 12th deck balcony of Royal Caribbean International’s cruise ship Liberty of the Seas late Sunday night. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders were...

Coast Guard responds to bomb threat aboard cruise ship

MIAMI – Coast Guard crews in Miami, along with their federal law enforcement partners, responded to a report of a bomb threat aboard the cruise ship Liberty of the Seas Saturday.