Coast Guard rescue missing fisherman near Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON​ —​ A Coast​ Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescue a missing fisherman near the Bolivar Peninsula​ in​ Galveston, Texas,​ Wednesday. Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were​ notified by the​ Galveston County Sheriff’s Office of a​ 72-year-old man who had gone missing while flounder fishing with two other individuals.​ Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast. A Coast Leer másCoast Guard rescue missing fisherman near Galveston, Texas[…]

Coast Guard rescue two kayakers stranded on Anacapa Island

SAN PEDRO, Calif. —​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescue two women kayakers who were stranded on Anacapa Island, Tuesday.​ At approximately 3:00 p.m., 911 dispatchers relayed a call from the kayakers, who were stranded on a rocky​ outcropping, to Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Leer másCoast Guard rescue two kayakers stranded on Anacapa Island[…]

Coast Guard medevac mariner 35 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON —​ A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew medevac a crewmember from a tanker vessel approximately 35 miles offshore of Freeport, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the tanker vessel Tosna Star of a 36-year-old man who was experiencing shortness of breath.​ Watchstanders consulted with Leer másCoast Guard medevac mariner 35 miles offshore Freeport, Texas[…]

Coast Guard MH-65E assists vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou, Louisiana

HOUSTON​ —​ The Coast Guard assisted a 77-foot fishing vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou, Louisiana, Wednesday. This operation marks the first USCG mission with the MH-65E Dolphin, Echo series, upgrade. The Coast Guard assisted a fishing vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou, Louisiana, This operation marks the first MH-65E Dolphin mission Sector/Air Station Houston-Galveston Leer másCoast Guard MH-65E assists vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou, Louisiana[…]

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 boaters near Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON​ — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescue 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 them from a vessel taking on water after their bilge pump reportedly stopped Leer másCoast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 boaters near Freeport, Texas[…]

Coast Guard search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard crews and partners are search for a missing boater approximately five miles east of Kemah, Texas, Saturday evening. An MH-65 Dolphin aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Houston and a Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Houston are involved in search. The missing boater is a male in his Leer másCoast Guard search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas[…]

Coast Guard assists the vessel Smoker II crew members 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON​ —​ The Coast Guard assisted seven mariners after their vessel, Smoker II, began taking on water 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas, Wednesday. At 10:29 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by the crew of the 51-foot Smoker II that they were taking on water. The vessel’s dewatering pumps were keeping up with the Leer másCoast Guard assists the vessel Smoker II crew members 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas[…]

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