Coast Guard rescues 2 people from capsized vessel near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from capsized vessel near Port O'Connor, Texas
A capsized 21-foot pleasure craft floats near the Port O’Connor small jetties in Port O’Connor, Texas, May 6, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a capsized vessel Thursday near the Port O’Connor small jetties in Port O’Connor, Texas. Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor watchstanders received a call at 1:30 p.m....

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

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing boater in the Colorado River near Matagorda, Texas. Approximately three square miles were covered over 13 hours by aircraft and vessel during the search. Saturday morning, Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification of five individuals who were...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Matagorda, Texas
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 person in the Colorado River near Matagorda, Texas, Saturday morning. At approximately 5 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification of five individuals who were ejected from their vessel after reportedly striking...

Coast Guard continues response to areas affected by Hurricane Hanna

Coast Guard continues response to areas affected by Hurricane Hanna
A vessel floats amongst wreckage left behind by Hurricane Hanna near Corpus Christi, Texas, July 27, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, along with multiple agencies, is continuing their response operations following the aftermath of Hurricane Hanna near Corpus Christi, Texas. Multiple Coast Guard units and agencies are conducting channel assessments, identifying...

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...