Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water offshore South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water offshore South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted a 67-foot fishing vessel taking on water near South Padre Island, Texas, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a 67-foot fishing vessel with three mariners aboard taking on water 36 miles offshore...

Coast Guard rescues 10 mariners participating in the Harvest Moon Regatta

Coast Guard rescues 10 mariners participating in the Harvest Moon Regatta
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard rescued 10 mariners from sailing vessels participating in the Harvest Moon Regatta near Port Aransas, Texas, Friday evening. A Coast Guard Station Port O’ Connor 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew was launched to assist the disabled sailing vessel Gypsy Soul...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 20 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 20 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from the sailing vessel Impatience approximately 20 miles offshore of Port Aransas, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call from a member onboard the Impatience requesting a medevac for a 34-year-old...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Port O'Connor, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —The Coast Guard ended its search for a missing 19-year-old fisherman after a good Samaritan located a body matching his description Wednesday morning in Powderhorn Lake near Port O’Connor, Texas. The search began Monday evening when Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified that a friend reported...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water in Powderhorn Lake near Port O’Connor

Coast Guard searches for person in the water in Powderhorn Lake near Port O’Connor
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a 19-year-old male who was last seen entering the water in Powderhorn Lake near Port O’Connor, Texas, and not resurfacing Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified that a friend reported the 19-year-old fisherman...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Deer Park, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Deer Park, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill near Deer Park, Texas, Saturday. At approximately 1:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a diesel spill at the Intercontinental Terminals Company Deer Park facility. At 1:45, Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston closed the Houston Ship Channel from Tucker’s Bayou to Lt. 133. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Unified command makes progress in response to barges striking I-10 San Jacinto River bridge

Unified command makes progress in response to barges striking I-10 San Jacinto River bridge
A member of the unified command operations section inspects damage to the I-10 San Jacinto River bridge near Channelview, Texas, Sept. 21, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy asset) HOUSTON — The unified command is making progress in response to the two barges that struck the I-10 San Jacinto River Bridge near Channelview, Texas. As of 5:00 p.m. Saturday, Ingram Barges IB1923, IB1927, IB1954, IB1960,...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker after his kayak began taking on water approximately one mile east of the Packery Channel jetties near Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified by a 911 dispatcher who received a report of a...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Matagorda, Texas
A shrimping vessel lies partially submerged in Matagorda Bay near Matagorda, Texas, Aug. 26, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port O’ Connor) CORPUS CHRISTI — The Coast Guard rescued three mariners aboard a disabled vessel taking on water near Matagorda, Texas, Monday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a disabled shrimping vessel...