Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel near Port Mansfield

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel near Port Mansfield
MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Pierce CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Monday from a vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report at 8 p.m. from a friend of two boaters, a 59-year-old man and an 80-year-old man, whose 17-foot skiff was reportedly taking on water...

Coast Guard assists partners, fights condo fire in Port Isabel

Coast Guard assists partners, fights condo fire in Port Isabel
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Cantu from Station South Padre Island, uses a P-6 dewatering pump to put out a fire at Oyster Cove Condominiums in Port Isabel, Texas, Oct. 19, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted local fire department personnel in extinguishing a fire at a condominium in Port Isabel, Texas,...

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...