Coast Guard assists three mariners on disabled vessel near Galveston

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted three mariners after their vessel became disabled near Smith Point,  Friday evening.

Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a 16-foot John Boat whose engine had become disabled with two adults and one child aboard. Watchstanders issued a marine assistance request broadcast.

A Station Galveston 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew was launched to the scene, placed the vessel in tow and moored at the League City Boat Ramp and Park.

No injuries were reported.


*Courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard