Coast Guard medevacs 74-year-old man on Matagorda Island, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs 74-year-old man on Matagorda Island, Texas
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 74-year-old man Sunday from Matagorda Island, Texas. Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor watchstanders received a notification at 8:45 a.m. from Cameron County dispatch of a man experiencing possible appendix pain while camping on Matagorda Island. A Station Port O’Connor 24-foot...

Coast Guard rescues person in water near Matagorda Bay

Coast Guard rescues person in water near Matagorda Bay
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a person in the water near Matagorda Bay, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified by Port Lavaca Police Department personnel at 1:33 p.m. that a man fell off of his skiff into the water near Indianola Beach Park in Matagorda Bay. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 4 near South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues 4 near South Padre Island
A Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement from Station South Padre Island. Coast Guard file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four people from an overturned kayak and jet ski near South Padre Island, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island watchstanders received a report at 3:22 p.m. from the operator of motor vessel Get Away stating a nearby...

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...