Coast Guard medevacs man suffering from chest pains near South Padre Island

USCG file photoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard medevaced a man suffering from chest pains southeast of South Padre Island, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a report of a 58 year-old man suffering from chest pains aboard the Offshore Supply Vessel Carson River at 8:30 a.m. The vessel was approximately 75 nautical miles southeast of South Padre Island when...

Coast Guard rescues three stranded boaters in Baffin Bay

USCG File PhotoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard rescued three men stranded in their disabled boat in Baffin Bay, Thursday evening. A watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a call from the Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 10:30 p.m., reporting that three men were stranded on a 19-foot pleasure boat in Baffin Bay. One of men aboard the boat reported...

Coast Guard responding to medevac request

USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to a request for a medevac of a man with head injuries from a fishing vessel in the Gulf of Mexico, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a request for a medevac at approximately 10 a.m., from the Mexican Rescue Command Center in Tampico, Mexico, stating that a man aboard the Gijon...

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns to homeport

USCG file photoMIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant is scheduled to return home to Miami Beach, Fla., from a 50-day patrol, Wednesday. The crew of the Valiant got underway Sept. 7 for a seven-week Caribbean Sea patrol. It was the cutter’s first patrol with new commanding officer, Cmdr. John C. Dettleff. During a logistics stop in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Oct. 13 and 14, Valiant personnel...

Coast Guard rescues two men from grounded vessel

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard rescued two men suffering from injuries sustained after their vessel ran aground, Wednesday. Dispatchers at the Calhoun Sheriff’s Department received a call at 10:35 a.m. from a boater who reported his vessel aground near Matagorda Bay. The police transferred the call to watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor, and a 24-foot Special Purpose Craft...

Coast Guard assists crew of sinking fishing vessel

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard helped salvage a fishing vessel taking on water Wednesday, near South Padre Island. A watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a call from a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Stone Mountain at approximately 7 a.m., reporting that the vessel was taking on water about 30 miles northeast of South Padre Island. The Coast Guard launched...

Coast Guard Station South Padre Island rescues lost diver near South Padre Island

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard rescued a missing diver 10 miles off the coast of South Padre Island Saturday afternoon.

Coast Guard, multiple fire departments respond to fire at marina

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard along with Miller Environmental Services Inc., and Texas Parks and Wildlife Investigations are cooperatively working to secure the scene of a fire that occurred at the Hamptons Landing and Marina, Sunday.

Coast Guard Air Station Houston medevacs diver off Galveston coast

HOUSTON – Coast Guard Air Station Houston medevaced a diver approximately 120 miles off the Galveston coast, Sunday.