Coast Guard searches for missing man off Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard searches for missing man off Port Aransas, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews are continuing to search for a missing 21-year-old man who went missing near Horace Caldwell Pier in Port Aransas, Saturday afternoon. Missing is Patrick Clark, a 5-foot 8-inch black man last seen wearing a white tank top and black shorts. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard joined...

Coast Guard brings woman, kids and Dachshund to safety after boat runs aground on Matagorda Island

Coast Guard brings woman, kids and Dachshund to safety after boat runs aground on Matagorda Island
A helicopter crew drops off a woman, her children and their dog to safety at Station Port O’Connor. U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard helicopter crew brought a woman, her kids and their dog to safety Tuesday, after their family’s boat ran aground near Sunday Beach on Matagorda Island. “The decision was made to transport the mother, two children and dog...

Coast Guard medevacs 20-year-old with seizures off Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs 20-year-old with seizures off Port Aransas, Texas
A 20-year-old man was medevaced, by an Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 helicopter crew, after suffering multiple seizures aboard a charter fishing boat approximately 33 miles off of Port Aransas Saturday morning, June 6, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A 20-year-old man was medevaced after suffering multiple seizures aboard a charter fishing boat approximately 33 miles off of...

Coast Guard interdicts and seizes lancha after 30 mile chase

Coast Guard interdicts and seizes lancha after 30 mile chase
A Mexican lancha sits trailered at Coast Guard Station South Padre Island, Monday, after South Texas Coast Guard crew interdicted the lancha, 30 miles offshore. U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized a Mexican fishing boat, also known as a lancha, in the waters off South Texas, Monday. At 11 p.m. Sunday, an Air Station Corpus Christi aircrew aboard an HC-144 Ocean...

Coast Guard medevacs man off sailboat 120 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man off sailboat 120 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas
An Air Station Corpus Christi helicopter approaches the sailboat Neso to medevac a crewmember. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 29-year-old man off a sailing vessel approximately 120 miles southeast of Corpus Christi, Friday. At approximately 7:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call via satellite phone from a crewmember aboard...

Coast Guard seizes 2 lanchas with 6 Mexican nationals aboard, off Texas waters

Coast Guard seizes 2 lanchas with 6 Mexican nationals aboard, off Texas waters
Coast Guardsmen from Station South Padre Island, Texas, catch and detain Mexican nationals aboard a lancha after crews in Coast Guard aircraft spotted them fishing illegally in U.S. territorial waters Friday, May 1, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized two Mexican fishing boats, also known as a lanchas, in the waters...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off Port Aransas, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard aircrew conducted a medevac of a 42-year-old man off a charter fishing boat about 27 miles offshore of Port Aransas Saturday afternoon. At approximately 2 p.m., a crewmember aboard the fishing boat Dolphin Express contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders via VHF marine channel 16 from stating a passenger aboard their boat was discovered face...

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water 104 miles south of Sabine

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water 104 miles south of Sabine
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted a 78-foot commercial fishing vessel that was taking on water 104 miles south of Sabine, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday call from the captain of the fishing vessel Lancero at approximately 2:21 a.m., stating that the vessel with five people aboard was taking on water and required immediate assistance. A 406 electronic...

Coast Guard medevacs crewman 178 miles off coast of Galveston

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a motor tanker 178 miles southeast of Galveston, Sunday evening. Watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston received a report at approximately 8:54 p.m. that a male crewman aboard the motor vessel London Trader, a 422-foot tanker, was experiencing extreme stomach pains. Coast Guard Air Station Houston launched a MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter and Air...