Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsized vessel near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsized vessel near Port Isabel, Texas
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued four boaters from a capsized pleasure craft near the Port Isabel Causeway, Port Isabel Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call at 2:32 p.m. from the owner of a 16-foot...

Coast Guard interdicts 3 lanchas illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 3 lanchas illegally fishing US waters
A boat crew from Coast Guard Cutter Harold Miller, a 154-foot Sentinel class cutter homeported in Galveston, Texas, seizes approximately 150 to 200 pounds of red snapper on board a Mexican lancha off the southern Texas coast, Oct. 19, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Cutter Harold Miller) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel off Baffin Bay, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel off Baffin Bay, Texas
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi approaches a fishing vessel 40 miles off Baffin Bay, Texas, Oct. 22, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel 40 miles off Baffin Bay, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center...

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Port Isabel, Texas
24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Jones) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue kayaker Sunday near Port Isabel, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received notification at 8:41 p.m. Saturday that the wife of an overdue kayaker had called Coast...

Coast Guard assists 6 people near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard assists 6 people near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer Patrick D. Kelley CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted 6 people aboard a disabled vessel Saturday near Port Aransas, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received notification at 9:03 p.m. from the operator of the Lucky Dog, a 43-foot sport fisher, that...

Coast Guard medevacs crew member from fishing vessel San José Island

Coast Guard medevacs crew member from fishing vessel San José Island
A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and a Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew prepare to hoist an injured crew member 9 miles off San José Island, Texas, Oct. 9, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crew member Saturday from a fishing...

Coast Guard assists 2 people 15 miles off South Padre Island

Coast Guard assists 2 people 15 miles off South Padre Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted two mariners aboard a fishing vessel taking on water off South Padre Island, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a mayday call relayed by personnel aboard the fishing vessel Promised Land at 12:20 a.m. that the fishing vessel Salvador...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from fishing vessel off South Padre Island

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from fishing vessel off South Padre Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced two crew members from a commercial fishing vessel 3 miles off South Padre Island, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call on VHF-FM channel 16 at 10:34 a.m. from the commercial fishing vessel...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
A Mexican fishing boat, or lancha, floats alongside the pier at Coast Guard Station South Padre Island after a 45-foot Response Boat–Medium boat crew from the station detected men illegally fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, Sept. 21, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected five and interdicted two...