Coast Guard saves 4 after boat capsizes

Coast Guard saves 4 after boat capsizes
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Four people were rescued by a Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor boat crew Thursday approximately one and half miles outside the Matagorda Jetties. At approximately 9:30 p.m., a 911 dispatcher called the Coast Guard to pass that four people had been capsized in their 17-foot pleasure craft after it was hit by a 6-foot wave. The four people were able to cling to the hull...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 near Matagorda jetties

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard responded to a report of three people who where stranded on the Matagorda jetties, Monday. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor at 10 a.m., that three people on the jetties were waving their arms and requesting assistance. Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor launched a 25-foot Response Boat-Small and crew to the scene. One of the...