Coast Guard assists 5 mariners on disabled vessels near Port O’Connor

Coast Guard assists 5 mariners on disabled vessels near Port O'Connor
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted five mariners after their vessels became disabled between the Matagorda Jetties near Port O’Connor, Texas, Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified of a 21-foot pleasure craft with three mariners aboard and a 25-foot pleasure...

Coast Guard assists 2 mariners on disabled vessel near Port O’Connor

Coast Guard assists 2 mariners on disabled vessel near Port O'Connor
25-Foot Response Boat-Small. US Coast Guard Files Photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted two mariners after their vessel became disabled in the Intracoastal Waterway near Port O’Connor, Texas, Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified of a 36-foot pleasure craft that had experienced an engine failure with two mariners aboard....

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat near Port O'Connor, Texas
A Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor boarding team member conducts a boarding after towing a disabled sailing vessel to Caracol in Port O’Connor, Texas, Oct. 22, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port O’Connor. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews assisted a disabled sailing vessel pushing against the north jetty near Port O’Connor, Texas, Tuesday evening. Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Matagorda, Texas
A shrimping vessel lies partially submerged in Matagorda Bay near Matagorda, Texas, Aug. 26, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port O’ Connor) CORPUS CHRISTI — The Coast Guard rescued three mariners aboard a disabled vessel taking on water near Matagorda, Texas, Monday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a disabled shrimping vessel...

Coast Guard responds to 2 separate distress calls offshore Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard responds to 2 separate distress calls offshore Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jared Cleberg HOUSTON — The Coast Guard responded to two separate distress calls from mariners aboard disabled vessels offshore Freeport, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a disabled pleasure craft with five adults aboard. The report stated one of...

Coast Guard assists 2 disorientated mariners offshore Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard assists 2 disorientated mariners offshore Port O'Connor, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted two mariners who became disoriented offshore Port O’Connor, Texas, Thursday evening. At 5:40 p.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were contacted by two mariners, a 72-year-old male and a 59-year-old female, aboard a 17-foot...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Espiritu Santo Bay, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Espiritu Santo Bay, Texas
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner near Espiritu Santo Bay, Texas, Tuesday evening. At approximately 7:00 p.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report that a 57-year-old mariner had been bitten by a snake while mooring his sailing vessel for the...

Coast Guard medevacs 3 after collision near Port O’Connor

Coast Guard medevacs 3 after collision near Port O'Connor
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced three boaters after a collision near Port O’Connor, Texas, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a distress call from the owner of a 38-foot pleasure craft stating his boat had been involved in a collision that resulted in...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker.CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker near Matagorda, Texas, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call from a kayaker stating that his kayak sank after taking on water, leaving him clinging to an ice chest with a lifejacket on. A Coast...