Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker offshore Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker offshore Port Aransas, 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 medevaced a 41-year-old man from a tanker vessel offshore Port Aransas, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 9:40 a.m. via cell phone from the crew of the Fortunato,...

Coast Guard releases sea turtles affected by winter storm

Coast Guard releases sea turtles affected by winter storm
Lt. Milanese carries a rehabilitated turtle from a transport truck to Coast Guard a small boat at Station Port Aransas, Texas, Feb. 22, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard and partner agencies released approximately 146 sea turtles displaced by a recent winter storm near Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air...

Coast Guard rescues 60 sea turtles affected by winter storm near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 60 sea turtles affected by winter storm near South Padre Island, Texas
Two Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi rescue swimmers rescue 60 sea turtles near South Padre Island, Texas, Feb. 17, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued 60 sea turtles that were in need of life-saving assistance after being affected by a recent winter storm near South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday. Two aviation survival technicians, or rescue...

Coast Guard medevacs patient in Portland, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs patient in Portland, Texas
A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew transfers a female patient from Northshore Hospital in Portland, Texas, to the Corpus Christi Bay Area Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, Feb. 17, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old female patient from Northshore Hospital in Portland Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs patient on North Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs patient on North Padre Island, Texas
A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts a medevac for a patient from North Padre Island, Texas, Feb. 15, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old female patient from North Padre Island, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a request to transfer...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 9 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 9 miles off Corpus Christi, 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 medevaced a 53-year-old man from a tanker vessel 9 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 2:14 p.m. via cell phone from the crew of the...

Coast Guard medevacs tugboat captain in Brownsville, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs tugboat captain in Brownsville, 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 medevaced a tugboat captain in Brownsville, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 7:16 a.m. via VHF Channel 16 from the crew of the El Zorro Grande, a tugboat transiting...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lexie Preston.CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas Jan. 14. Coast Guard crews consisting of air support, two small boat crews, and the Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo crew stopped...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water near South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water near South Padre Island
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a 68-foot fishing vessel taking on water near the Brazos Santiago jetties in South Padre Island, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification at 5:08 a.m. from the crew of the 68-foot fishing...