Capt Henry's Sea Adventures

An account of the adventures of an old sea captain on the dock

Hello! You're looking at the site of a grizzled old sea captain named Henry. Capt. Henry has lived in Port O’Connor since September 1994 and was the Postmaster till January 2005. While having a “real job” he used his spare time learning the bays and water ways of the area. He took the U. S. Coast Guard Merchant Marine Officer Training class and is a licensed Boat Captain with Tow Assist Endorsement, and also holds a state of Texas saltwater guides license.

Capt. Henry has been a member of the Port O’Connor Chamber of Commerce since he came to POC. He has been a member of the Board of directors, President several times and vice-president. He also served on the board of directors for the Port O’Connor Community Center and was instrumental in raising the funds to build the center, he has also served on many county and community committees. Capt. Henry is also a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion.

My Very Own Boat

about the time I got my first boat

I had been fascinated by boats for as long as I could remember. Back when I was just a boy, my pops would take me and my brothers down to the pier on weekends to watch the fishermen bring in their haul. That was when I decided that one day, I was going to have my very own boat. And, I was going to use it to bring in my own fish to the pier. And that is just what I did ...

Fishing Without A Boat

about the time I fished without a boat

It was not all that long ago that this old captain met a guy who assured me that fishing was his favorite past time. And he wanted to be the one to take us out, so I agreed to it one Saturday morning. Well, imagine my surprise when he pulled up without a boat! Instead, he has one of those kayaks that you see some of the kids on these days...