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Coast Guard ends the search for a missing swimmer near Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search Sunday morning for a missing swimmer last seen swimming at San Luis Pass near Galveston, Texas.

A body was recovered at approximately 8:00 am matching the description of the missing swimmer.

Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification at approximately 1:30 am. Sunday morning that a 29-year-old man was reported missing by friends who had lost sight of him after he decided to go swimming.

Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast, launched an Air Station Houston MH-65 aircrew and a Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew and diverted the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stingray.

Involved in the search were:

An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
A Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew
Coast Guard Cutter Stingray
Galveston Police Department
Galveston Beach Patrol
Gulf Coast Rescue
Jamaica Beach Fire Department

 

Coast Guard is searching for missing swimmer near Matagorda, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing swimmer at Matagorda Beach near Matagorda, Texas, Sunday.

Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a 16-year-old boy was reported missing after not making it back to shore while swimming with friends.

Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast, launched Air Station Houston and Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 aircrews, a Sector/Air Station HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew and a Station Port O’Connor 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew and also diverted the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Horse.

Involved in the search are:

An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew
A Station Port O’Connor 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew
Coast Guard Cutter Sea Horse
Matagorda Sheriff’s Office
Texas Parks and Wildlife
Anyone with information can contact Sector Houston-Galveston at 281-464-4854.

 

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing swimmer at Surfside Beach near Freeport, Texas, Sunday.

At approximately 8:00 pm, Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a 17-year-old boy was reported missing after not making it back to shore while swimming with friends.

Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast and launched an Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin aircrew and a Station Freeport 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Horse was also diverted.

Involved in the search are:

An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
A Station Freeport 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew
Coast Guard Cutter Sea Horse
Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office
Freeport Police Department
Surfside Police Department
Freeport EMS
Anyone with information can contact Sector Houston-Galveston at 281-464-4854.