HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of an unmanned, adrift 16-foot fishing boat located south of Tiki Island in Galveston, Texas, Friday.
The registration number of the vessel is TX3724ST.
Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification at approximately 8 a.m. from a good Samaritan of the unmanned vessel. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast to vessels in the area.
Involved in the search are:
- Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston
- Coast Guard Air Station Houston
- Galveston Beach Patrol
Anyone with information that may help identify the owner of the fishing boat is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center at (281) 464-4854.