Coast Guard searching for motorist near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard searching for motorist near Galveston, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a motorist who was ejected from his vehicle and entered the water off the I-45 Galveston Causeway Bridge near Galveston, Texas, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by a railroad bridge operator of a man and his dog being ejected from their jeep after a roll-over accident on the causeway bridge. The dog was later...

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters near Port O’Connor, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued five boaters after their vessel began taking on water offshore of the Matagorda jetties near Port O’Connor, Texas, Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified by the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department of...

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, good Samaritan rescue 3 boaters near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 boaters near Freeport, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued three boaters after their vessel sank approximately one mile offshore Freeport, Texas, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by the Freeport Police Department informing of a passenger who called...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Corpus Christi
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard ended its search for a person in the water in the Packery Channel after the Corpus Christi Police Department notified Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders that the body of the 26-year-old man was discovered approximately 100-yards off the north jetty near Corpus Christi, Texas, Thursday...

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Edgar Culbertson in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Edgar Culbertson in Galveston, Texas
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson man the ship and bring her to life during the commissioning ceremony at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, June 11, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Officer Trainee Marissa Skidmore) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard held a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson, the service’s 37th fast response cutter, at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Manta Logo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water off the north jetty of the Packery Channel near Corpus Christi, Texas,. Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified Wednesday evening of a 26-year-old male boogie boarder reportedly caught in a riptide and last seen off the north jetty of the Packery Channel. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Port Arthur, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Port Arthur, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued three mariners after their vessel ran aground and began taking on water near Port Arthur, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by a good Samaritan vessel of a 16-foot vessel that had run aground and begun taking on water with three mariners aboard on the southern side of the Sabine Pass Jetty. Watchstanders issued an urgent...

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 7 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 7 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas
A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoists an injured crewmember from the offshore support vessel Citation approximately seven miles offshore Corpus Christi, Texas, May 28, 2020. The patient was transported to CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christ – Shoreline. (U.S. Coast Guard video capture) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember...