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...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of person in the water near Rockport, Texas

Coast Guard assists in rescue of person in the water near Rockport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of a man who fell overboard from a vessel in Copano Bay near Rockport, Texas, Saturday night. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from Rockport Police Department of a disabled personal watercraft. The operator of the...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas, Texas
A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station MH-65 Dolphin aircrew transports a 53-year-old man to awaiting emergency medical services personnel Aug. 9, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 57 year-old-man from an 87-foot fishing vessel approximately 17 miles southeast of Port Aransas, Texas, Thursday afternoon. Sector/Air...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a 95-foot fishing vessel approximately 38 miles southeast of Port Aransas, Texas, Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a request for a medevac from the captain of the fishing vessel Lady Jennie after a crewmember...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Fulton, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Fulton, Texas
U.S. Coast Guard 25 Foot Response Boast-Small File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from the water after their vessel sank near Fulton, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of two boaters in the water near Channel Marker 1, approximately one mile east of Fulton Harbor, after their 39-foot vessel reportedly struck...