Coast Guard medevacs 74-year-old man on Matagorda Island, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs 74-year-old man on Matagorda Island, Texas
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 74-year-old man Sunday from Matagorda Island, Texas. Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor watchstanders received a notification at 8:45 a.m. from Cameron County dispatch of a man experiencing possible appendix pain while camping on Matagorda Island. A Station Port O’Connor 24-foot...

Coast Guard medevacs jet skier near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs jet skier near Matagorda, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew poses in front of their helicopter at Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, Aug. 17, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy, Air Station Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 45-year-old jet skier near Matagorda, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received...

Coast Guard assists three 30 miles off Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard assists three 30 miles off Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted three people aboard a vessel taking on water offshore Matagorda, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert at 12:10 p.m. originating from a position 30 miles off the Matagorda Jetty. An airborne Coast...

Coast Guard rescues person in water near Matagorda Bay

Coast Guard rescues person in water near Matagorda Bay
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a person in the water near Matagorda Bay, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified by Port Lavaca Police Department personnel at 1:33 p.m. that a man fell off of his skiff into the water near Indianola Beach Park in Matagorda Bay. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Matagorda Bay, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Matagorda Bay, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 65-year-old woman from a vessel near Matagorda Bay, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor watchstanders received a call at 10:14 a.m. from the Port O’Connor Volunteer Fire Department stating that a passenger on a 30-foot pleasure craft had suffered a back injury and was in need of medical attention. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard medevacs 67-year-old man from Matagorda Bay

Coast Guard medevacs 67-year-old man from Matagorda Bay
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured man from Matagorda Bay, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received notification at 4:17 p.m. from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office that the 67-year-old captain of the commercial...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Matagorda Peninsula, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from Matagorda Peninsula, Texas
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from Matagorda Peninsula, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 10:48 p.m. stating a 68-year-old man was experiencing chest pains and tingling limbs in the vicinity of the Port O’Connor jetties. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from vessel near Port O’Connor

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from vessel near Port O'Connor
Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor 29-foot Response Boat–Small file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a towing vessel Wednesday in Matagorda Bay near Port O’Connor, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medevac request via VHF-FM channel 16 at 2:14 p.m. from the towing vessel Anna Michael stating...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from capsized vessel in Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 5 from capsized vessel in Port O'Connor, Texas
Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor 29-foot Response Boat–Small file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued five boaters from a capsized pleasure craft near the Big Jetties in Port O’Connor, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a report at 3:18 p.m. from Calhoun County Dispatch that a 19-foot pleasure craft...