Coast Guard searching for 2 missing people along Galveston, Freeport coasts

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing people along Galveston, Freeport coasts
USCG file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man off Freeport in addition to a missing girl they were already searching for in Galveston. The girl is 12 years old and was last seen wearing a pink swimsuit and black shorts. The man is 51 years old last seen wearing a red hat. At 3:51 p.m. Thursday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call from...

Coast Guard, Galveston Island Beach Patrol rescue 3 men off boat aground on Galveston Jetty

Coast Guard, Galveston Island Beach Patrol rescue 3 men off boat aground on Galveston Jetty
The Coast Guard rescued three men after their vessel became disabled and drifted onto the South Galveston Jetty, May 19. HOUSTON — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a man and Galveston Island Beach Patrol rescued two others after their disabled boat drifted onto the South Galveston Jetty Tuesday. At approximately 7:50 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston were notified through...

Coast Guard rescues three in East Bay

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued three people after their boat capsized in East Bay, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from one of the persons in the water at approximately 3:15 p.m., stating that their 36-foot catamaran had capsized. The three were unable to put on their life jackets. The Coast Guard launched a 25-foot Response Boat-Small and crew from...

Coast Guard and local authorities search for missing swimmer near Galveston

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing at 45th Street and Seawall in Galveston, Thursday. The 21-year old man, who was swimming approximately 30 yards offshore and wearing a tan shirt and white shorts, was last seen shortly after 1 p.m. The Coast Guard launched a MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter and crew from Air Station Houston, as well as a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard searches for another missing swimmer near Galveston

HOUSTON — For the second day in a row, the Coast Guard is searching for a missing swimmer off Galveston, Tuesday. The missing swimmer, a 30-year old man, went missing while swimming near 59th St. and Seawall Blvd. in Galveston shortly before 4 p.m. A lifeguard saw the man swimming, and then lost sight of him. The Coast Guard launched an MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter and crew from Air Station...

Air Station Houston Rescues Family of Four

HOUSTON – A Coast Guard rescue crew from Air Station Houston rescued a family of four from a sinking vessel in East Bay Tuesday at 10 p.m.

Coast Guard Air Station Houston rescues three in East Bay

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard rescued three men after their boat began taking on water in East Bay, Friday.

Coast Guard rescues two off Galveston jetties

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two men off the tip of the south Galveston jetties, Thursday. Watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston received a call at approximately 10:30 p.m. Thursday from a crewmember on board a 36-foot fishing vessel reporting the vessel had been “slammed against the rocks.” googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard searches for operator of vessel adrift

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for the operator of a vessel adrift near Bolivar, Texas.