Coast Guard rescues 1, continues search for another near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 1, continues search for another near Port O’Connor, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued one fisherman and continues the search for another near Port O’Connor, Texas, Friday morning. Missing is a 22-year-old man, last seen wearing a red and yellow checkered plaid shirt with tan shorts and olive green waders, near Grass Island. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US waters
Illegally caught sharks and red snapper are counted outside of Coast Guard Station South Padre Island near South Padre Island, Texas, Aug.12, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Sunday morning. Coast Guard crews stopped a lancha...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas, Texas
A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station MH-65 Dolphin aircrew transports a 53-year-old man to awaiting emergency medical services personnel Aug. 9, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 57 year-old-man from an 87-foot fishing vessel approximately 17 miles southeast of Port Aransas, Texas, Thursday afternoon. Sector/Air...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a 95-foot fishing vessel approximately 38 miles southeast of Port Aransas, Texas, Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a request for a medevac from the captain of the fishing vessel Lady Jennie after a crewmember...

Coast Guard medevacs tanker crewmember near Brownsville, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs tanker crewmember near Brownsville, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 58-year-old crewmember from a 575-foot tanker approximately 35 miles south of Brownsville, Texas, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a request for medevac from the captain of the tanker Alpine Link after a crewmember was reportedly...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended the search Wednesday evening for Pablo Ayala who reportedly fell overboard approximately 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana. The search began Monday morning when Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the fishing vessel Captain Edwin of a crewmember who had fallen overboard...

Coast Guard searches for man overboard 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard searches for man overboard 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lexie Preston. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 55 year-old man who reportedly fell overboard approximately 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana, Monday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a communications relay from the captain of the fishing vessel Captain Edwin at approximately 3...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Fulton, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Fulton, Texas
U.S. Coast Guard 25 Foot Response Boast-Small File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from the water after their vessel sank near Fulton, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of two boaters in the water near Channel Marker 1, approximately one mile east of Fulton Harbor, after their 39-foot vessel reportedly struck...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
A lancha moored to a pier in southern Texas after being seized by Coast Guard law enforcement crews May 30, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection National Air Security Operations Center – Corpus Christi law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off...