Coast Guard rescues 10 mariners participating in the Harvest Moon Regatta

Coast Guard rescues 10 mariners participating in the Harvest Moon Regatta
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard rescued 10 mariners from sailing vessels participating in the Harvest Moon Regatta near Port Aransas, Texas, Friday evening. A Coast Guard Station Port O’ Connor 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew was launched to assist the disabled sailing vessel Gypsy Soul...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 20 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 20 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from the sailing vessel Impatience approximately 20 miles offshore of Port Aransas, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call from a member onboard the Impatience requesting a medevac for a 34-year-old...

Coast Guard medevacs crude oil tanker crewmember 92 miles offshore Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs crude oil tanker crewmember 92 miles offshore Galveston
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON —The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from the crude oil tanker Paramount Hanover approximately 92 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the captain of the crude oil tanker Paramount Hanover for the medevac of a 20-year-old male crewmember...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 55 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 55 miles offshore Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a passenger from the cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas approximately 55 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the master of the Enchantment of the Seas for the medevac of an 81-year-old male passenger who...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Port Mansfield, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters after their vessel capsized approximately six miles north of Port Mansfield, Texas, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from the captain of a good Samaritan vessel who reported a vessel taking...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard law enforcement crews count the catch of two Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas at Station South Padre Island in South Padre Island, Texas.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Texas City, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, along with multiple local, state and federal agencies ended the search Sunday morning for Chief Chris Reed, Kemah Chief of Police, after his body was recovered from the water approximately one and a half miles north of the Texas City Dike in Texas City, Texas. At 7:54 a.m. a body matching the description of Chief Chris Reed was recovered from the water by a Galveston County...

Coast Guard rescues four teenagers from the water near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues four teenagers from the water near Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael DubinHOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four teenagers adrift on a surfboard near Cameron, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office of four teenagers on a surfboard who were being swept out to sea approximately 500-yards from shore. A good Samaritan...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire near Rockport, Texas

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire near Rockport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews responded to a vessel fire near Rockport, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a radio mayday call at 6:51 a.m. from a good Samaritan reporting a vessel on fire in Copano Bay. A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...