Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner near Rockport, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner near Rockport, Texas
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 25-Foot Response Boat-Small. US Coast Guard Files Photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced an 18-year-old injured mariner off a 24-foot recreational vessel near Rockport, late Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a request for a medevac...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas— The Coast Guard medevaced a boater Saturday evening from a 48-foot vessel three miles northeast of Port Aransas. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from Sea Tow dispatchers that a 56-year-old...

Coast Guard responds to platform fire near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard responds to platform fire near Corpus Christi, Texas
A Magellan platform on fire approximately three miles off Bob Hall Pier near Corpus Christi, Texas, March 7, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard responded to a report of an oil platform fire approximately three miles offshore of Corpus Christi, Wednesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a Magellan owned...

Coast Guard responds to barge fire near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard responds to barge fire near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard responds to barge on fire approximately three miles from Port Aransas, Texas, jetties Oct. 20, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel that caught fire Friday morning three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas, Texas. At 4:35 a.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a mayday from the captain...

Coast Guard assists 5 boaters after vessel capsizes near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard assists 5 boaters after vessel capsizes near Port Aransas, Texas
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew assisted five boaters after their vessel capsized Friday morning, approximately 800 feet from San Jose Island. At 9:10 a.m., Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from the Port Aransas Police Department that a 21-foot pleasure craft had capsized, leaving...

Coast Guard crews work diligently to keep fishing boat afloat

Coast Guard crews work diligently to keep fishing boat afloat
USCG File PhotoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Additional Coast Guard crews have been sent to keep flooding at bay aboard a commercial fishing vessel with four people aboard, 30 miles northeast of Port Aransas, Friday. A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew and a Coast Guard Station Port Aransas response boat crew each delivered dewatering pumps earlier in the morning,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Rockport, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Rockport, Texas
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended a search Monday for a boater who was reported missing by a good Samaritan over the weekend in Copano Bay. Missing is Kevin Ferrel, 53, of Rockport. Searches were conducted by crews aboard Texas Parks and Wildlife Department boats, Sea Tow boats, Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopters and an HC-144 Ocean Sentry...

Coast Guard continues to search for missing boater in Copano Bay

Coast Guard continues to search for missing boater in Copano Bay
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and SeaTow continued the search Sunday for a boater who was reported missing by a good Samaritan in Copano Bay. Missing is Kevin Ferrel, 53. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department boat crews, Sea Tow boat crews, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi and small boat crews from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Corpus Christi, Texas
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a recreational boater who went missing Saturday afternoon in Copano Bay. Missing is Kevin Ferrel, 53, was last seen wearing blue jeans and a long sleeve white shirt. At 2:02 p.m., a good Samaritan called Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi to report a small pleasure craft found idling with a fishing pole and cell phone in it,...