Coast Guard searching for owner of unmanned adrift kayak near Redfish Bay Causeway

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift kayak near Aransas Pass


The Coast Guard released the following information Sunday:

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of an unmanned, adrift kayak found in the vicinity of the Redfish Bay Causeway near Aransas Pass, Texas, Sunday.

Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from a good Samaritan of the unmanned kayak. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast to vessels in the area.

A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and a Coast Guard Station Port Aransas Response Boat-Small boat crew were launched to search.

Anyone with information that may help identify the owner of the kayak is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center at 361- 939-0450.