Fishing vessel Master D sinks 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas

Fishing vessel Master D sinks 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas
An overflight shows the area where the fishing vessel Master D sank approximately 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas, Sept. 1, 2018, after burning for two days.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The fishing vessel Master D sank 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas, Saturday at a depth of approximately 380-feet after burning for two days. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Brownsville...

Coast Guard to oversee salvage of aground Mexican shrimper

 Coast Guard to oversee salvage of aground Mexican shrimper
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard will oversee a salvage operation Sunday, to remove a Mexican shrimper that ran aground on South Padre Island while attempting to seek refuge from Tropical Storm Dolly. The 67-foot Mexican shrimper Jackie C was one of nearly 70 Mexican vessels seeking safe harbor in the Port of Brownsville from Tropical Storm Dolly. They ran aground around 9 p.m. Tuesday night. The...