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 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 medevacs vessel crewmember 20 miles off Port Aransas

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 20 miles off Port Aransas
An Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew transfers an injured offshore vessel crewmember to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, Dec. 20, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from the offshore vessel Ram XVII approximately 20 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas, Friday...

Coast Guard reopens La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas

Coast Guard reopens La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard reopened the La Quinta Channel to vessel traffic Thursday evening near Ingleside, Texas. The closure began Tuesday when Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification that the vessel Cristi sank approximately 100 yards north of Ingleside Point at 10:30 a.m. Due to the location of the sunken vessel, the La Quinta Channel was...

Coast Guard suspends search for crewmember near Ingleside, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for crewmember near Ingleside, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday evening for the missing crewmember aboard the vessel Cristi that sank in the La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas. Coast Guard crews searched over 143 square miles for approximately 31 hours. “Our hearts are with his family and friends during this difficult time as it is never...

Coast Guard searching for missing crewmember near Ingleside, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing crewmember near Ingleside, 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 is searching for a missing crewmember after a vessel sank in the La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification that the vessel Cristi sank approximately 100 yards north...

Coast Guard establishes safety zone in Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard establishes safety zone in Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, Texas — The Coast Guard has established a safety zone due to multiple vessel groundings that occurred in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi, Texas, Friday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report that a tug began taking on water in one of the two barges it was towing. An Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a person in the water near Port Aransas, Texas. The search began Sunday morning when Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a missing fisherman who was last seen aboard his fishing vessel at 4 a.m. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information...