Coast Guard completes Pappy’s Pride response operations near Galveston

Coast Guard completes Pappy's Pride response operations near Galveston
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has completed response operations with the fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride near Galveston, Texas, Tuesday. The Pappy’s Pride has been removed from the edge of Galveston Bay Entrance Channel and no longer poses a hazard to navigation. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now the lead federal agency involved in the response and salvage operations. “Safety has...

Good Samaritan rescues 3 from capsized boat in Galveston Bay Entrance Channel

HOUSTON — A good Samaritan and a Coast Guard boatcrew medevaced three people after a boat capsized in the Galveston Bay Entrance Channel, Saturday. A good Samaritan contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston at 8:34 a.m., reporting that a 21-foot powerboat had capsized, leaving three people in the water. “I heard some hollering. I thought they had just caught a big fish...