Port Aransas, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen after their fishing vessel began taking on water approximately 35 miles east of Port Aransas, Texas, Monday morning.
At 11:52 p.m. Sunday, Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification that the fishing vessel Jenna Dawn was disabled and taking on water.
Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast, diverted a Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew and launched a Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew.
Once on scene, the two fishermen were transferred from the vessel to the rescue boat and taken back to shore.
No medical assistance was requested.