Coast Guard assists 2 offshore Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard assists 2 offshore Freeport, Texas
Two people aboard a disabled 26-foot center console vessel await the assistance of a Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew from Station Freeport 55 miles offshore Freeport, Texas, June 19, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Freeport) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters aboard a disabled, adrift vessel offshore Freeport, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailing vessel 43 miles off North Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailing vessel 43 miles off North Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues two boaters from a disabled 34-foot sailing vessel 43 miles off North Island, Louisiana, May 22, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Sunday from a disabled sailing vessel 43 miles off North Island, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command...

Coast Guard medevacs man 130 miles southeast of Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs man 130 miles southeast of Galveston
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alejandro Rivera HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Wednesday from a bulk carrier vessel approximately 130 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 7:27 p.m. Tuesday from the 646-foot bulk carrier Lacta, stating a 20-year-old...

Coast Guard ends search for missing 17 year old near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for missing 17 year old near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alejandro Rivera HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search Sunday for a 17-year-old male who went missing while wade fishing near Freeport, Texas, Saturday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Houston spotted the body of the missing teen in the middle of San Luis Pass at 5:25 p.m. A Texas EquuSearch...

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Southwest Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Southwest Pass, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a man overboard from the bulk carrier vessel Shandong Fu Xin approximately 97 miles southeast of Southwest Pass channel in Louisiana. The search is for a 5-foot 31-year-old Vietnamese male. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a radio call at approximately 6:35...

Coast Guard repatriates 84 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 84 people to Cuba
A good Samaritan notified Sector Key West watchstanders of a migrant vessel about 17 miles south of Marathon, April 18, 2022.(U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark’s crew repatriated 84 Cubans to Cuba, Wednesday, following five interdictions off the Florida Keys. A good Samaritan notified Sector Key West watchstanders of a migrant vessel, April 17, at approximately 3:30...

Coast Guard repatriates 67 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 67 people to Cuba
A Coast Guard Station Marathon law enforcement crew stops a rustic vessel about 17 miles south of Ramrod Key, Florida, April 16, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Katherine Moore’s crew repatriated 67 Cubans to Cuba, Monday, following five interdictions off the Florida Keys. A Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations airplane crew alerted Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger
The Coast Guard Cutter Legare pulls into the pier at Base Portsmouth in Portsmouth, Virginia, (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday for Tang Tran, a 43-year-old man, who went missing Saturday, approximately 63 miles east of Melbourne, Florida. The Coast Guard searched approximately 2,078 square miles...

Coast Guard repatriates 55 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 55 people to Cuba
A good Samaritan reported a migrant vessel taking on water to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders at approximately noon, about six miles off Marathon, April 8, 2022. The people were repatriated on April 11, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 55 Cubans to Cuba, Monday, following nine interdictions off Florida’s coast. A good...