Coast Guard Cutter Manta to hold decommissioning ceremony in Corpus Christi

Coast Guard Cutter Manta to hold decommissioning ceremony in Corpus Christi
Coast Guard Cutter Manta Logo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a decommissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Manta in Corpus Christi, Texas, Friday. The cutter Manta was originally commissioned into the service in 2000 and has serviced for 21 years. The cutter Manta is in the marine protector class of coastal patrol boats whose primary missions include combating...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing dredge crew members

Coast Guard suspends search for missing dredge crew members
Coast Guard searches Aug. 22, 2020, for the missing crew members from the dredging vessel Waymon L Boyd. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has suspended its search  for two missing crew members from the dredging vessel Waymon L Boyd. The bodies of two of the missing crew members were recovered at approximately 2 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., Saturday. Two crew members remain...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from dredge fire in Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 from dredge fire in Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard crews respond to a dredge on fire in the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Aug. 21, 2020. A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew was launched to the scene, hoisted two injured crewmembers and transferred them to Corpus Christi Medical Center – Bay Area. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two crewmembers and continues...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Corpus Christi
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard ended its search for a person in the water in the Packery Channel after the Corpus Christi Police Department notified Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders that the body of the 26-year-old man was discovered approximately 100-yards off the north jetty near Corpus Christi, Texas, Thursday...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Manta Logo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water off the north jetty of the Packery Channel near Corpus Christi, Texas,. Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified Wednesday evening of a 26-year-old male boogie boarder reportedly caught in a riptide and last seen off the north jetty of the Packery Channel. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard reopens La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas

Coast Guard reopens La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard reopened the La Quinta Channel to vessel traffic Thursday evening near Ingleside, Texas. The closure began Tuesday when Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification that the vessel Cristi sank approximately 100 yards north of Ingleside Point at 10:30 a.m. Due to the location of the sunken vessel, the La Quinta Channel was...

Coast Guard suspends search for crewmember near Ingleside, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for crewmember near Ingleside, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday evening for the missing crewmember aboard the vessel Cristi that sank in the La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas. Coast Guard crews searched over 143 square miles for approximately 31 hours. “Our hearts are with his family and friends during this difficult time as it is never...

Coast Guard searching for missing crewmember near Ingleside, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing crewmember near Ingleside, Texas
Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing crewmember after a vessel sank in the La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification that the vessel Cristi sank approximately 100 yards north...

Coast guard rescues 17 from vessel taking on water near South Padre

Coast guard rescues 17 from vessel taking on water near South Padre
Coast Guard boat crew members assist the Thunderbird, a 46-foot charter vessel taking on water near South Padre Island, Texas, Aug. 24, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued 17 people aboard a charter boat taking on water near South Padre Island, Texas, Friday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a distress call from...