Coast Guard rescue two boaters from sailing vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON​ —​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew rescue two boaters from a sailing vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas, Monday. The Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday call at 2:45 a.m. via VHF Chanel 16 from passengers aboard the Irish Eyes, a 28-foot sailing vessel, stating they were aground and Leer másCoast Guard rescue two boaters from sailing vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas[…]

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 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 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[…]

Coast Guard rescue 2​ jet skiers offshore Texas City, Texas

HOUSTON​ — The Coast Guard rescue two​ jet skiers​ approximately two miles offshore the Texas City Dike in Texas City, Texas, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of an overdue​ jetski with two people aboard at approximately 5:30 p.m.​ Monday.​ Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched​ an Air Station Houston MH-65 Leer másCoast Guard rescue 2​ jet skiers offshore Texas City, Texas[…]

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