Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from vessel near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from vessel near South Padre Island, Texas
A Sector/ Air Station Corpus Christi aircrew transfers a crewmember of a motor vessel to emergency medical services personnel at Valley International Airport in Harlingen, Texas May 16, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a vessel 35 miles northeast of South Padre Island, Texas, Thursday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus...

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard crew assisted a 67-foot fishing vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield, Texas, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report that the fishing vessel, Bella Ariel, was taking on water and in need of assistance. A...

Coast Guard monitoring natural gas release near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard monitoring natural gas release near Corpus Christi, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is monitoring a natural gas and condensate release from an orphan well four nautical miles southeast of Bob Hall Pier near Corpus Christi, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified by a good Samaritan Monday of a potential offshore rig release. A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended the search Saturday evening for an 18-year-old man who was last seen swimming between Packery Channel and Bob Hall Pier near Corpus Christi, Texas. The search began Thursday when Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of three persons in the water, two males and one female,...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for an 18-year-old man in the water who was last seen swimming between Packery Channel and Bob Hall Pier near Corpus Christi, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of three persons in the water, two males and one female,...

Coast Guard releases rehabilitated sea turtles near Port Aransas

Coast Guard releases rehabilitated sea turtles near Port Aransas
A member of Texas State Aquarium Wildlife Rescue Center in partnership with Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi releases two rehabilitated sea turtle hatchlings on March 29, 2019 near Port Aransas, Texas.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port Aransas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, in partnership with the Texas State Aquarium Wildlife Rescue Center, released two rehabilitated sea turtles...

Coast Guard suspends search for owner of unmanned, adrift vessel near Brownsville

Coast Guard suspends search for owner of unmanned, adrift vessel near Brownsville
A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144B Ocean Sentry aircraft. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Jessica Wright. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the owner of an unmanned, adrift 25-foot recreational vessel found in the surf approximately one mile north of the mouth of the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas, Tuesday. The search began Tuesday morning...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from oil tanker near Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from oil tanker near Galveston
An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevacs a 58 year-old man from an oil tanker 50 miles south of Galveston, Texas, Mar. 10, 2018.  HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 58 year-old man from an oil tanker near Galveston, Texas, Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the captain of the oil tanker Nobel requesting the medevac of...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner from a fishing vessel near Port Aransas, Texas, Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a radio transmission on Channel 16 from the fishing vessel Miro requesting the medevac of a crewmember in need of medical assistance. The watchstanders...