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Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Galveston, Texas
News Release
Thursday, October 11, 2018

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Seawolf Park in Galveston, Texas, Wednesday.

At approximately 7:15 p.m., Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a man overboard the ferry John W. Johnson.

The man was reported to be a Hispanic male in his early 30's wearing a green shirt and blue jeans.

Involved in the search are: 

  • An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter
  •  A Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat–Medium and a 29-foot Response Boat–Small
  • Galveston Police Department
  • Two motorized lifeboats from the John W. Johnson

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