Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing boater in the Colorado River near Matagorda, Texas. Approximately three square miles were covered over 13 hours by aircraft and vessel during the search. Saturday morning, Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification of five individuals who were...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the Colorado River near Matagorda, Texas, Saturday morning. At approximately 5 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification of five individuals who were ejected from their vessel after reportedly striking...

Coast Guard locates overdue boaters in Baffin Bay, Texas

Coast Guard locates overdue boaters in Baffin Bay, Texas
Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi aircrews locate two overdue boaters on the shoreline of Baffin Bay April 17, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard located two overdue boaters in Baffin Bay, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from the Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office stating they were notified...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 5 miles off Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 5 miles off Port Mansfield, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam EggersCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 52-year-old mariner aboard a fishing vessel near Port Mansfield, Texas, Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified of a 52-year-old man experiencing symptoms of a seizure aboard the fishing vessel New King Fisher....

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Aransas Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Aransas Bay
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing boater near Aransas Bay, Texas. A body matching the description of the missing boater was located by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. On Friday, Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Port Mansfield, Texas
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard and partner agency crews are searching for a missing boater near Port Mansfield, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report at 2:20 a.m. from Customs and Border Protection stating a paddleboat capsized...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel 10 miles offshore Port Aransas

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel 10 miles offshore Port Aransas
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 a 68-year-old man Wednesday after his vessel became disabled 10 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification at 3:02 p.m. of a 26-foot vessel disabled due to engine failure...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted four Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas Tuesday. Coast Guard crews consisting of air support and four boat crews interdicted four lanchas with 19 fishermen engaged in illegal fishing and seized approximately 3,000 lbs of red snapper and 11 sharks. “The...

Coast Guard assists 5 from vessel taking on water in Matagorda Bay, Texas

Coast Guard assists 5 from vessel taking on water in Matagorda Bay, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard assisted five boaters after their vessel began taking on water in Matagorda Bay near Port O’Connor, Texas, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification of a 40-foot pleasure craft vessel taking on water with...