Coast Guard responds to oil slick near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil slick near Port Aransas, Texas
A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Incident Management Division duty team responds to an estimated 40 gallon oil slick that washed ashore at the Port Aransas Municipal Boat Ramp in Port Aransas, Texas, on July 17, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Incident Management Division. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews responded to a report of oil that washed ashore...

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 assists 2 disorientated mariners offshore Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard assists 2 disorientated mariners offshore Port O'Connor, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted two mariners who became disoriented offshore Port O’Connor, Texas, Thursday evening. At 5:40 p.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were contacted by two mariners, a 72-year-old male and a 59-year-old female, aboard a 17-foot...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from vessel near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from vessel near 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 an oil tanker 8 miles south of Port Aransas, Texas, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were contacted by the ship’s agent of the 600-foot oil tanker Minerva Julie requesting the medevac of an injured...

Coast Guard rescues boater after vessel washes ashore near Port Aransas

Coast Guard rescues boater after vessel washes ashore near Port Aransas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a boater after his vessel was sighted washed ashore near the Port Aransas jetties Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call from a Port Aransas Police Department member informing them that a boat with one person aboard had been...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Espiritu Santo Bay, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Espiritu Santo Bay, Texas
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner near Espiritu Santo Bay, Texas, Tuesday evening. At approximately 7:00 p.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report that a 57-year-old mariner had been bitten by a snake while mooring his sailing vessel for the...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Baffin Bay, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Baffin Bay, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a boat near Baffin Bay, Texas, Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification that after a recreational boat ran aground, its three passengers had sustained injuries and needed to be medevaced off the boat. A Sector/Air...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel off South Padre Island

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel off South Padre Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a fishing vessel 50 miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas, Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from a fishing vessel that a crewmember aboard required medical assistance. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended the search for a missing swimmer at Matagorda Beach near Matagorda, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a body was recovered at approximately 6:00 p.m. matching the description of the missing swimmer. The search began Sunday when Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...