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...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from vessel 8 miles offshore Matagorda Bay

Coast Guard rescues 5 from vessel 8 miles offshore Matagorda Bay
A Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor boat crew photographs an adrift vessel near Matagorda Bay, Texas on Feb. 12, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Port O’Connor) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued five people from a fishing vessel beset by weather 8 miles offshore Matagorda Bay, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received...

Coast Guard rescues mariner near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard rescues mariner near 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 rescued a mariner from a disabled 36-foot sailing vessel Sunday in Matagorda Bay near Port O’Connor, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a notification at 8:04 p.m. from the Palacios Police Department of a distressed mariner...

Coast Guard assists 5 after collision near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard assists 5 after collision near Port O'Connor, Texas
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Pelican tows a disabled 84-foot fishing boat after a vessel collision 15 miles off Port O’Connor, Texas, July 26, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Coast Guard Cutter Pelican) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted five crew members aboard an 84-foot fishing vessel near Port O’Connor, Texas, Monday. At approximately 9 p.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air...

Coast Guard suspends search for boy near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for boy near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing ten-year-old male Monday evening after a body was located matching the missing child’s description near the mouth of the Colorado River in Matagorda, Texas. On Sunday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification at 6:53...

Coast Guard searches for missing child near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard searches for missing child near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing ten-year-old male Monday near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas. The child was last seen wearing black swim trunks. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification at 6:53 p.m. Sunday of a ten-year-old male and a 30-year-old male who had gone missing while swimming. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 6 boaters 8 miles offshore Port O’Connor, Texa

Coast Guard rescues 6 boaters 8 miles offshore Port O'Connor, Texa
Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued six boaters from the water after their vessel capsized and sunk Friday eight miles offshore Port O’Connor, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a mayday call via VHF Channel 16 at 11 a.m....

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...