Coast Guard rescues overdue boater near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater near South Padre Island, Texas
Petty Officer 2nd Class Abraham Kamerman, Lt. Bertrand Toone and Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Mathews, members of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, pose for a photo after rescuing a 72-year-old overdue boater and transporting him to Port Isabel-Cameron County Airport in Los Fresnos, Texas, Sept. 19, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station...

Coast Guard interdicts 3 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 3 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
A lancha, Mexican fishing boat, sinking off the southern Texas coast, Aug. 30, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crews and the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson crew,...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking lancha off Texas coast

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking lancha off Texas coast
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted and rescued five people Monday from a sinking lancha off southern Texas. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a notification from a Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew of four lancha crews engaged in illegal fishing. Two...

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard disabled vessel 5 miles off Port Mansfield

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard disabled vessel 5 miles off Port Mansfield
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement crew tows a disabled 23-foot center console 5 miles off Port Mansfield, Texas, Aug. 12, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters Friday aboard a disabled vessel 5 miles off Port Mansfield, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Corpus...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from water near Port Isabel

Coast Guard rescues 3 from water near Port Isabel
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement crew rescues three people from the water after their vessel capsized near Port Isabel, Texas, Aug. 9, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water Tuesday after their vessel capsized near Port Isabel, Texas. Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman off South Padre Island

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman off South Padre Island
An HC-144 Ocean Sentry at Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi. (U.S Coast Guard file photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday for a 35-year-old fisherman who went missing off South Padre Island, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 1,903 square miles for over 32 combined hours. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off South Padre Island

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off South Padre Island
A Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement from Station South Padre Island, Texas, Coast Guard file photo by PA2 Adam EggersCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing 35-year-old fisherman in the water off South Padre Island, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call at 5 a.m. on VHF-FM channel 16 from...

Coast Guard rescues 4 near South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues 4 near South Padre Island
A Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement from Station South Padre Island. Coast Guard file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four people from an overturned kayak and jet ski near South Padre Island, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island watchstanders received a report at 3:22 p.m. from the operator of motor vessel Get Away stating a nearby...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
The Coast Guard Daniel Tarr at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Sector Houston-Galveston Drone Team. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Thursday. The Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr crew and a Coast Guard Station South Padre...