Coast Guard assists 2 mariners on disabled vessel near Port O’Connor

Coast Guard assists 2 mariners on disabled vessel near Port O'Connor
25-Foot Response Boat-Small. US Coast Guard Files Photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted two mariners after their vessel became disabled in the Intracoastal Waterway near Port O’Connor, Texas, Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified of a 36-foot pleasure craft that had experienced an engine failure with two mariners aboard....

Coast Guard suspends search for owner of adrift kayak near Port Aransas

Coast Guard suspends search for owner of adrift kayak near Port Aransas
A kayak floats adrift in the water near Aransas Pass, Texas, March 1, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the owner of an unmanned, adrift kayak found near Aransas Pass, Texas. The search began Sunday morning when Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from a good Samaritan of an unmanned and...

Coast Guard searches for owner of adrift kayak near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard searches for owner of adrift kayak near Port Aransas, Texas
A kayak floats adrift in the water near Aransas Pass, Texas, March 1, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of an unmanned, adrift kayak found in the vicinity of the Redfish Bay Causeway near Aransas Pass, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from a good Samaritan of the unmanned...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Port O’Connor, Texa

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Port O'Connor, Texa
Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor boatcrew members assist in transferring a mariner in need of medical attention during a medevac offshore Matagorda Bay near Port O’Connor, Texas, Feb. 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port O’Connor) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner from a fishing vessel approximately two miles offshore Matagorda Bay near Port...

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners from disabled lancha in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners from disabled lancha in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard Cutter Decisive file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews rescued four mariners from their disabled lancha illegally fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, Feb. 6, 2020. While on a routine patrol a Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew located a lancha with four mariners aboard signaling distress....

Coast Guard responds to submerged vessel near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard responds to submerged vessel near Corpus Christi, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard responded to a submerged vessel in the Corpus Christi Channel near Corpus Christi, Texas on Friday. At 8:09 a.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified by the towing vessel Brock, that their 25-foot workboat began taking on water while being towed. No personnel were aboard the vessel at the time. Watchstanders issued an urgent...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel passenger near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel passenger near 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 passenger from the fishing vessel Dolphin Express approximately 29 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a request for the medevac from the captain of...

Coast Guard reopens Matagorda Ship Channel

Coast Guard reopens Matagorda Ship Channel
The dredge barge Everett Fisher sits aground in the Matagorda Ship Channel near Port Lavaca, Texas, Jan. 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi). CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard lifted the safety zone and reopened the Matagorda Ship Channel to vessel traffic Tuesday evening near Port Lavaca, Texas. The closure began Monday evening when Coast Guard Sector/Air...

Coast Guard responding to grounded barge in Matagorda Ship Channel

Coast Guard responding to grounded barge in Matagorda Ship Channel
The dredge barge Everett Fisher sits aground in the Matagorda Ship Channel near Port Lavaca, Texas, Jan. 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi). CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to a grounded dredge barge in the Matagorda Ship Channel near Port Lavaca, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification...