Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen near Port Aransas, Texas
The fishing vessel Jenna Dawn takes on water approximately 35 miles offshore of Port Aransas, Texas, Sept. 9, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port Aransas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen after their fishing vessel began taking on water approximately 35 miles east of Port Aransas, Texas, Monday morning. At 11:52 p.m. Sunday, Coast Guard  Sector/Air Station...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of person in the water near Rockport, Texas

Coast Guard assists in rescue of person in the water near Rockport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of a man who fell overboard from a vessel in Copano Bay near Rockport, Texas, Saturday night. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from Rockport Police Department of a disabled personal watercraft. The operator of the...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Fulton, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Fulton, Texas
U.S. Coast Guard 25 Foot Response Boast-Small File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from the water after their vessel sank near Fulton, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of two boaters in the water near Channel Marker 1, approximately one mile east of Fulton Harbor, after their 39-foot vessel reportedly struck...

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner near Rockport, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner near Rockport, Texas
25-Foot Response Boat-Small. US Coast Guard Files Photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced an 18-year-old injured mariner off a 24-foot recreational vessel near Rockport, late Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a request for a medevac from the Port Aransas Police Department after a 911 call from a mariner reporting a person aboard...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas— The Coast Guard medevaced a boater Saturday evening from a 48-foot vessel three miles northeast of Port Aransas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from Sea Tow dispatchers that a 56-year-old woman aboard the vessel Viking was reportedly suffering from a possible back injury after...

Coast Guard responds to platform fire near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard responds to platform fire near Corpus Christi, Texas
A Magellan platform on fire approximately three miles off Bob Hall Pier near Corpus Christi, Texas, March 7, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard responded to a report of an oil platform fire approximately three miles offshore of Corpus Christi, Wednesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a Magellan owned...

Coast Guard responds to barge fire near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard responds to barge fire near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard responds to barge on fire approximately three miles from Port Aransas, Texas, jetties Oct. 20, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel that caught fire Friday morning three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas, Texas. At 4:35 a.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a mayday from the captain...

Coast Guard assists 5 boaters after vessel capsizes near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard assists 5 boaters after vessel capsizes near Port Aransas, Texas
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew assisted five boaters after their vessel capsized Friday morning, approximately 800 feet from San Jose Island. At 9:10 a.m., Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from the Port Aransas Police Department that a 21-foot pleasure craft had capsized, leaving...

Coast Guard crews work diligently to keep fishing boat afloat

Coast Guard crews work diligently to keep fishing boat afloat
USCG File PhotoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Additional Coast Guard crews have been sent to keep flooding at bay aboard a commercial fishing vessel with four people aboard, 30 miles northeast of Port Aransas, Friday. A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew and a Coast Guard Station Port Aransas response boat crew each delivered dewatering pumps earlier in the morning,...