Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat near Port O'Connor, Texas
A Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor boarding team member conducts a boarding after towing a disabled sailing vessel to Caracol in Port O’Connor, Texas, Oct. 22, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port O’Connor. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews assisted a disabled sailing vessel pushing against the north jetty near Port O’Connor, Texas, Tuesday evening. Coast...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water offshore South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water offshore South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted a 67-foot fishing vessel taking on water near South Padre Island, Texas, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a 67-foot fishing vessel with three mariners aboard taking on water 36 miles offshore...

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners offshore South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners offshore South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued four mariners after their vessel capsized eight miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a Mayday call via VH-FM radio from a member of a capsized vessel with four mariners aboard....

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 ends search for person in the water near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Port O'Connor, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —The Coast Guard ended its search for a missing 19-year-old fisherman after a good Samaritan located a body matching his description Wednesday morning in Powderhorn Lake near Port O’Connor, Texas. The search began Monday evening when Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified that a friend reported...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water in Powderhorn Lake near Port O’Connor

Coast Guard searches for person in the water in Powderhorn Lake near Port O’Connor
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a 19-year-old male who was last seen entering the water in Powderhorn Lake near Port O’Connor, Texas, and not resurfacing Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified that a friend reported the 19-year-old fisherman...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker after his kayak began taking on water approximately one mile east of the Packery Channel jetties near Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified by a 911 dispatcher who received a report of a...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a lancha boat crew illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Aug. 20, 2019. The lancha boat, with fishing gear onboard, was seized. The Mexican fishermen were detained and transferred to...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Matagorda, Texas
A shrimping vessel lies partially submerged in Matagorda Bay near Matagorda, Texas, Aug. 26, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port O’ Connor) CORPUS CHRISTI — The Coast Guard rescued three mariners aboard a disabled vessel taking on water near Matagorda, Texas, Monday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a disabled shrimping vessel...