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Source: United States Coast Guard

 News Release  

U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Public Affairs Detachment Texas
Contact: 8th District Public Affairs Detachment Texas
Office: (281) 464-4810
After Hours: (832) 293-1293
PA Detachment Texas online newsroom

Coast Guard searches for possible person in the water near Galveston, Texas

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HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water near Galveston, Texas, Saturday.

At approximately 2 a.m., Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the Tiki Island Police Department regarding an unmanned and adrift 21-foot Sea Chaser near the east side of Jones Bay. Watchstanders were unable to make contact with the owner of the vessel and issued an urgent marine information broadcast.

A Coast Guard Station Galveston 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew was launched to the scene.

Anyone with information should contact Sector Houston-Galveston at 281-464-4854.

Involved in the search are: 

  • A Coast Guard Station Galveston 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew
  • Tiki Island Police Department


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