Coast Guard assists 8 people aboard vessel taking on water off Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard assists 8 people aboard vessel taking on water off 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 and a good Samaritan assisted eight people aboard a vessel taking on water 22 miles southeast of Port Aransas, Texas, Friday. At approximately 11:40 a.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a mayday call over VHF-FM...

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

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for person in water 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 and partner agency crews are searching for a 19-year-old male in the water last seen swimming south of the Port Aransas jetties. The swimmer was reported to have curly hair and was last seen wearing pineapple print shorts. Coast Guard Sector/Air...

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

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended its search for an 18-year-old male Monday evening who was last seen entering the water in the Packery Channel near Corpus Christi, Texas. The Coast Guard searched 787 square nautical miles for approximately 23 hours. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified at approximately...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Corpus Christi, 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, along with local partner agencies, are searching for an 18-year-old male last seen entering the water in the Packery Channel near Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday evening, Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified...

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 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 rescues 2 mariners, dog near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners, dog near Port Aransas, Texas
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 mariners and a dog after their vessel capsized near the Port Aransas jetties in Port Aransas, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a notification at 7:54 a.m. from the Port Aransas Police Department...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker offshore Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker offshore 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 41-year-old man from a tanker vessel offshore Port Aransas, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 9:40 a.m. via cell phone from the crew of the Fortunato,...

Coast Guard releases sea turtles affected by winter storm

Coast Guard releases sea turtles affected by winter storm
Lt. Milanese carries a rehabilitated turtle from a transport truck to Coast Guard a small boat at Station Port Aransas, Texas, Feb. 22, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard and partner agencies released approximately 146 sea turtles displaced by a recent winter storm near Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air...