Coast Guard continues to oversee repairs to dredging vessel near South Padre Island

CORPUS  CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard continues to inspect and oversee repairs to a dredging vessel that ran aground near South Padre Island, Monday. Watchstanders at Marine Safety Detachment Brownsville received a report Thursday that the Texas, a 305-foot cutter suction dredge vessel, ran aground at the Brownsville-Santiago Pass south jetty during inclement weather. The hull of the dredge suffered...

Coast Guard responds to grounded shrimp vessel in Brownsville Ship Channel

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to a grounded 39-foot shrimp vessel in the Brownsville Ship Channel, Friday. A watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a call from a good Samaritan reporting they had witnessed the 39-foot shrimp boat John Henry run aground and roll over in the Brownsville Ship Channel, Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus...

Coast Guard response to tar balls near South Padre Island continues

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Brownsville personnel and state and local officials today continue to respond to the discovery of tar balls that washed ashore on beaches near South Padre Island, July 22, 2009.

Tar balls wash ashore near South Padre Island

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Brownsville personnel and state and local officials responded to the discovery of tar balls that washed ashore on beaches near South Padre Island, July 22, 2009.