Coast Guard medevacs woman from charter boat in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard medevacs woman from charter boat in Gulf of Mexico
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard patrol boat crew medevaced a 27-year-old woman from a charter boat 35 miles off Port Aransas, Monday afternoon. The Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead crew medevaced her after receiving a distress call at 1 p.m. from the charter boat, stating a woman aboard had a seizure and fell, injuring her head. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders coordinated the medevac. The...

Coast Guard locates body of missing man in Corpus Christi Bay, Texas

Coast Guard locates body of missing man in Corpus Christi Bay, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard aircrew found the body of a 61-year-old fisherman Monday, after he was reported missing off Mustang Island earlier in the morning. The Corpus Christi Police Department notified Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders at 7:35 a.m. The police reported that the man’s wife was waiting in the car when he went wade fishing Sunday at about 11 p.m. They...

Coast Guard returns 3 kayakers to safety off Mustang Island

Coast Guard returns 3 kayakers to safety off Mustang Island
Crews from an Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, a Station Port Aransas 45-foot response boat and an offshore supply vessel work together to locate and recover three kayakers who needed help 2 miles off Mustang Island, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Zachery Geyer. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard air and boat crews, along with a good Samaritan,...

Coast Guard, police, fire search for missing teen off Mustang Island

Coast Guard, police, fire search for missing teen off Mustang Island
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard joined the Corpus Christi Police and Fire Departments in searching for a 13-year-old boy Sunday, after he was reported missing in the water near beach marker 185 on Mustang Island State Park. The police dispatch notified Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders at about 6:15 p.m., that the boy had gone under and was not seen resurfacing. The watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from 2 boats sinking simultaneously in Houston, Corpus Christi

Coast Guard rescues 5 from 2 boats sinking simultaneously in Houston, Corpus Christi
HOUSTON — Coast Guard units in Houston and Corpus Christi responded to two disabled boats sinking within seven minutes of one another Thursday night. At 8:25 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a 17-foot Boston Whaler that was taking on with two men aboard, 100 yards off Kemah. Just a few minutes later, at 8:32 p.m., a Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi...

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat taking on water near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat taking on water near Port Aransas, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard air and boat crews responded to a fishing boat with an internal water leak and medevaced the captain due to carbon monoxide poisoning 6 miles off Port Aransas inlet, Sunday night. The captain of the 89-foot fishing boat, Redemption, called Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders at approximately 10:50 p.m., stating that they were taking on water from a...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing minor in water near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing minor in water near Corpus Christi, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews, along with Corpus Christi police and fire department responders, are searching for a missing 16-year-old male who was last seen in the water near Bob Hall Pier, Friday morning. The individual missing was last seen in the water near the end of Bob Hall Pier, wearing black and red shorts. He was not wearing a shirt or a life jacket. At 10:50 a.m., Coast Guard...

Coast Guard continues search for 2 after boat capsizes, 3 year old dies

Coast Guard continues search for 2 after boat capsizes, 3 year old dies
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, Corpus Christi Police Department, and local fire department crews are searching for a 13-year-old female and 28-year-old male who have been missing since their boat capsized Sunday evening with six others aboard, about a mile off Swantner Park in Corpus Christi Bay. Missing are Ovrry Leon, last seen wearing a swimsuit with a white short-sleeved shirt...

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child near Matagorda Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child near Matagorda Island
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued two adults and one minor from an oil platform in Mesquite Bay Saturday evening. At approximately 10 p.m., Coast Guard Station Port Aransas watchstanders received a call from a man stating he and two others swam to a platform after their boat capsized around 6 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders launched an MH-65 Dolphin rescue...