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Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Galveston, Texas
News Release
Friday, October 12, 2018

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a person last seen in the water near Seawolf Park in Galveston, Texas, Thursday.

Search crews covered more than 259 square miles for approximately 23 hours.

Wednesday evening, Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a person in the water from the ferry John W. Johnson. The walk-on passenger was reported to be a Hispanic male in his early 30's wearing a cream jacket, green shirt and blue jeans. 

Involved in the search were: 

  • 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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