Chemical Tanker Collides With Fishing Vessel; 1 Dead & 2 Missing


Chemical Tanker Collides With Fishing Vessel; 1 Dead & & 2 Missing

The Coast Guard is looking for 2 anglers from the 81-foot angling vessel Pappy’s Pride that tipped over after an accident near the Galveston jetties in Galveston, Texas, Tuesday.

At 3:35 p.m., Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston watchstanders were alerted of 4 individuals in the water after an accident in between the angling vessel and also the 600-foot chemical vessel Bow Fortune near the Galveston jetties.

Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders released an immediate aquatic details program and also introduced a Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium watercraft staff and also a 29-foot Response Boat-Small watercraft staff.

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Two of the anglers were drawn from the water by the staff of a great Samaritan vessel and also the RB-M watercraft staff. Both were moved to emergency situation clinical solutions employees.

The look for the staying 2 anglers is continuous. The root cause of the accident is under examination.

Involved in the search are:

  • A Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium watercraft staff
  • A Station Galveston 29-foot Response Boat-Small watercraft staff
  • Multiple excellent Samaritan vessels
  • Galveston Police Department

Reference: USCG

Chemical Tanker Collides With Fishing Vessel; 1 Dead & 2 Missing




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