POSTED: Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:07pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 10:25am
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — The U.S. Coast Guard reported that they rescued three people from a sinking boat in the Brownsville ship channel.
On Friday, November 22nd at around 6 p.m. a call came in about a 16 foot pleasure boat taking on water.
A boat crew, from the Coast Guard Station on SPI, responded to the call and rescued three men near the Jaime J. Zapata Boat Ramp.
The partially submerged boat is located off to the side of the ship channel and will be recovered by the owner.