Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard law enforcement crews count the catch of two Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas at Station South Padre Island in South Padre Island, Texas.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel off South Padre Island

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel off South Padre Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a fishing vessel 50 miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas, Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from a fishing vessel that a crewmember aboard required medical assistance. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard crew assisted a 67-foot fishing vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield, Texas, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report that the fishing vessel, Bella Ariel, was taking on water and in need of assistance. A...

Coast Guard suspends search for owner of unmanned, adrift vessel near Brownsville

Coast Guard suspends search for owner of unmanned, adrift vessel near Brownsville
A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144B Ocean Sentry aircraft. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Jessica Wright. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the owner of an unmanned, adrift 25-foot recreational vessel found in the surf approximately one mile north of the mouth of the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas, Tuesday. The search began Tuesday morning...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water near Brownsville, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water near Brownsville, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday evening for a possible person in the water after locating an overturned life raft near a debris field 68 miles northeast of Brownsville, Texas. The search began Sunday afternoon when a Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft crew spotted an orange...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Brownsville, Texas

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Brownsville, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lexie Preston. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water after locating an overturned life raft near a debris field 68 miles northeast of Brownsville, Texas, Sunday afternoon. While on routine patrol, a Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft crew spotted...

Coast Guard medevacs man near South Padre Island

Coast Guard medevacs man near South Padre Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 63-year-old man at the entrance to the Brownsville Ship Channel near South Padre Island, Texas, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report that a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Marques was in need of medical...

Coast Guard rescues mariner who fell overboard near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues mariner who fell overboard near South Padre Island, Texas
Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a man who fell overboard off a 65-foot shrimping vessel near South Padre Island, Texas, Saturday afternoon. A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew on a routine patrol witnessed a crewmember fall off the 65-foot shrimping vessel Morgan Rae. The boat crew recovered...

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near South Padre Island

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near South Padre Island
Two Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement boat crews monitor the Cosa Fina as the vessel’s crew work to keep pace with the rate of flooding with the use of a dewatering pump passed by Coast Guard crews Sept. 4, 2018 near South Padre Island, Texas.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews assisted...