viernes, 8 de febrero de 2019

Coast Guard rescues 4 stranded mariners near South Padre Island, Texas

MH-65 Dolphin Air Station Corpus Christi ©Petty Officer 3rd Johanna Strickland (archive)

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued four mariners who became stranded near Port Mansfield, Texas, Thursday evening.

Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders​ received​ a report from an employee of Tow Boat U.S. that four mariners had become stranded on their vessel near the Port Mansfield jetties​ due to high winds and seas.

A​ Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew arrived on scene, hoisted all four crewmembers and​ transferred​ them to Port Mansfield airport.

There were no reported injuries.​