Coast Guard assists 2 near South Padre Island

Coast Guard assists 2 near South Padre Island
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters aboard a vessel taking on water near South Padre Island, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Station South Padre personnel received a phone call at 1:50 p.m. from a good Samaritan assisting two people aboard a 20-foot pontoon boat taking on water 500 yards offshore in the Laguna Madre. A 24-foot...

Coast Guard rescues dolphin from illegal net near South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues dolphin from illegal net near South Padre Island
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew cuts a dolphin free from illegal fishing nets near South Padre Island, Texas, May 4, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Lacie Kraatz) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a dolphin caught in an illegal fishing net near South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island crews received a call at 10:36 a.m....

Coast Guard medevacs man from Matagorda Peninsula, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from Matagorda Peninsula, Texas
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from Matagorda Peninsula, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 10:48 p.m. stating a 68-year-old man was experiencing chest pains and tingling limbs in the vicinity of the Port O’Connor jetties. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists man aboard disabled jet ski on South Padre Island

Coast Guard assists man aboard disabled jet ski on South Padre Island
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted a man aboard a disabled jet ski Sunday on South Padre Island, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station command center watchstanders received a notification from a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island watchstander at 3:29 p.m. stating a blue and green jet ski was disabled, adrift and slamming into...

Coast Guard medevacs 68-year-old man near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs 68-year-old man near Port Isabel, Texas
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured man from a vessel after it ran aground near Port Isabel, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a phone call from TowBoatUS at 9 a.m. stating that three mariners aboard a 15-foot boat had run aground on...

Coast Guard searching for 5 in water near Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard searching for 5 in water near Port Mansfield, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for five missing people near Port Mansfield, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department personnel at 3:12 p.m. stating that nine individuals had gone missing...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters, dog in Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters, dog in Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin aircrew stands with two rescued boaters and their dog at Harry P Williams Memorial Airport in Patterson, Louisiana, Feb. 12, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters and their dog Saturday after their vessel began taking on water in Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash near Galliano, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash near Galliano, Louisiana
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to a commercial helicopter crash Friday near Galliano, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received notification around 10 a.m. from a good Samaritan of a helicopter reportedly going down in the marsh. Rotocraft Leasing Co personnel...

Coast Guard searching for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC

Coast Guard searching for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC
Coast Guard Station Fort Macon 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo. OCRACOKE INLET, N.C. —The Coast Guard is searching for a 27-year-old woman in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report via 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Saturday of a capsized canoe with two people aboard. Watchstanders...