Coast Guard responds to aground tug near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard responds to aground tug near Corpus Christi
The tug boat Mark E. Kuebler rests aground on shoal water near Corpus Christi, Texas, Jan. 23, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy Station Port Aransas) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to a tug boat that ran aground near the South Texas Gateway refinery in Corpus Christi, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call at 4 p.m. Sunday,...

Coast Guard rescues 2 overdue kayakers near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard rescues 2 overdue kayakers near Corpus Christi
Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer Patrick D. Kelley CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two kayakers who were reported overdue near Corpus Christi, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a report at 11:15 a.m. from Padre Island National Seashore park rangers stating two adult members of...

Coast Guard medevacs crewman from vessel off Port Aransas

Coast Guard medevacs crewman from vessel off 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 medevaced a 50-year-old crewman from a fishing vessel off Port Aransas, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a report at 6:25 p.m. via VHF-FM channel 16 from the captain of the 89-foot commercial fishing...

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard fishing vessel near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard fishing vessel near Corpus Christi
A Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew works alongside a Port of Corpus Christi Police Department boat crew to assist a 44-foot fishing vessel taking on water southeast of the Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge in Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, Oct. 9, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted 2 people...

Coast Guard ends search for missing man near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard ends search for missing man near Corpus Christi
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard ended its search for a missing man who fell off a platform near Corpus Christi, Saturday. At 5:30 p.m., commercial divers reported finding a body matching the man’s description near the platform. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call at 1:45 p.m. from Corpus Christi Police Department personnel stating a scaffolder...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Corpus Christi
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 missing man who fell off a platform near Corpus Christi, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call at 1:45 p.m. from Corpus Christi Police Department personnel stating a scaffolder fell off a platform...

Coast Guard assists 1 aboard vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 1 aboard vessel taking on water
A Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew assists a man aboard a vessel that was taking on water 4 miles off Mustang Island, Texas, Sept. 21, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Port Aransas) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted a man aboard a vessel taking on water 4 miles off Mustang Island, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi...

Coast Guard medevacs crew member from vessel off Corpus Christi

Coast Guard medevacs crew member from vessel off Corpus Christi
A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevacs a 47-year-old man from the bulk carrier vessel Yasa Unity off Corpus Christi, Texas, Aug. 9, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old man from a bulk carrier vessel Tuesday off Corpus Christi. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command...

Coast Guard rescues boater from capsized vessel near Shamrock Cove

Coast Guard rescues boater from capsized vessel near Shamrock Cove
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-SMALL II file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a boater from a capsized sailing vessel south of Shamrock Cove, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a report around 1 p.m. from the wife of the boater that his 16-foot sailing vessel capsized and was stranded...