Coast Guard rescue 2 from vessel taking on water in South Padre Island, Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —​ The Coast Guard rescue 2 people from a 68-foot​ fishing vessel taking on water near the Brazos Santiago jetties in South Padre Island, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders​ received​ notification at 5:08 a.m. from the crew of the Captain Jerry, a 68-foot fishing vessel, stating they had struck Leer másCoast Guard rescue 2 from vessel taking on water in South Padre Island, Texas[…]

Coast Guard medevac crewmember 225 miles off Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard medevac a 28-year-old male from an 800-foot tanker vessel, Chrysanthemum, approximately 225 miles off Galveston, Texas, Tuesday. The U.S. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders were notified by the captain of the tanker vessel Chrysanthemum of a crewmember who was experiencing extreme abdominal pain. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon Leer másCoast Guard medevac crewmember 225 miles off Galveston, Texas[…]

Coast Guard responds to platform natural gas release near Corpus Christi, Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —​ The Coast Guard responded to a report of an oil platform natural gas release approximately three miles offshore of Corpus Christi, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of white smoke billowing with a loud and consistent jet engine-like sound from a Magellan E&P owned platform three Leer másCoast Guard responds to platform natural gas release near Corpus Christi, Texas[…]

Coast Guard assists the vessel Smoker II crew members 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON​ —​ The Coast Guard assisted seven mariners after their vessel, Smoker II, began taking on water 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas, Wednesday. At 10:29 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by the crew of the 51-foot Smoker II that they were taking on water. The vessel’s dewatering pumps were keeping up with the Leer másCoast Guard assists the vessel Smoker II crew members 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas[…]

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