Coast Guard rescues 2 from dredge fire in Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 from dredge fire in Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard crews respond to a dredge on fire in the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Aug. 21, 2020. A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew was launched to the scene, hoisted two injured crewmembers and transferred them to Corpus Christi Medical Center – Bay Area. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two crewmembers and continues...

Coast Guard medevacs jet skier 6 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs jet skier 6 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a jet skier approximately six miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas, Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan who reported a woman on a jet ski experiencing extreme...

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners, dog near Surfside Beach, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners, dog near Surfside Beach, Texas
A capsized vessel floats near Surfside Beach, Texas, July 1, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four mariners and a dog after their vessel capsized nine miles offshore near Surfside Beach, Texas, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a capsized catamaran vessel with two adults and two children in the water. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel near South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel near South Padre Island
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters after their 26-foot vessel capsized near South Padre Island, Texas, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified of a vessel that had capsized with three people aboard in the vicinity of the South Padre Island jetties. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast to mariners...

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners on disabled vessel near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners on disabled vessel near South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted three mariners aboard a disabled vessel approximately 46 miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas, Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a 32-foot vessel with three mariners aboard who had lost steering 46 miles offshore. The Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon...

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners on disabled vessel near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners on disabled vessel near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted three mariners after their vessel became disabled near Smith Point, Texas, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a 16-foot John Boat whose engine had become disabled with two adults and one child aboard. Watchstanders issued...

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas
USCG file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search Monday after a body matching the description of the missing boater was located in the vicinity of the accident approximately five miles east of Kemah, Texas. The Coast Guard, along with partner agencies, searched approximately 267 square-miles over a three day period. The initial call came in at approximately 5 p.m. Saturday when Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search for motorist near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for motorist near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON – The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for a motorist who was ejected from his vehicle and entered the water off the I-45 Galveston Causeway Bridge near Galveston, Texas. The initial call came in Sunday evening when Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by a railroad bridge operator of a man and his dog...

Coast Guard searching for motorist near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard searching for motorist near Galveston, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a motorist who was ejected from his vehicle and entered the water off the I-45 Galveston Causeway Bridge near Galveston, Texas, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by a railroad bridge operator of a man and his dog being ejected from their jeep after a roll-over accident on the causeway bridge. The dog was later...