Pamlico – Enduring the elements to keep you safe

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); If you look at a map of U.S. Coast Guard sectors and boat stations scattered across the U.S., you will notice that the Coast Guard is present almost anywhere there is a waterway, or close enough in proximity to be ready when called up in time of need. True to their service motto, Coast Guardsmen are always...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Fantasy

TAMPA BAY, Fla. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 57-year-old man off of the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy, 160-miles southwest of Marco Island., Monday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received notification at approximately 9 a.m., from a crewmember aboard the cruise ship Carnival...

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Horse to return home to Portsmouth, Va. after 33-day patrol

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Horse, homeported here, is scheduled to return at 10 a.m. Tuesday, following a 33-day deployment to support the Coast Guard’s 7th District. The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Horse deployed March 30, and arrived at Charleston, S.C., assuming the role of the standby search and rescue cutter. During their patrol, the crew worked as...

Coast Guard assists listing fishing vessel near Ilwaco, Wash.

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard escorted a fishing vessel that was severely listing and in danger of capsizing approximately two miles south of the Columbia River entrance early Monday. The 53-foot steel hulled fishing vessel Ashlyne crew made a mayday call to the Coast Guard after the vessel began listing for unknown reasons. The crew then reported their 70,000 pound catch of fish had shifted in the fish...

Coast Guard rescues 6 after vessel sinks near Perdido Beach

MOBILE, Ala. — A Coast Guard small boat crew rescued five adults and a 13-year-old boy from the water after their 32-foot vessel sank eight miles south of Perdido Beach, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a mayday from the owner of the vessel, reporting that the vessel was sinking at 1:15 p.m. Sector Mobile launched the Coast Guard Cutter Bonito and a 45-foot Response Boat –...

Coast Guard locates, guides Mexican Navy to missing men

NEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard flight crew located two men Sunday, who were reported missing between Brownsville, Texas and Tampico, Mexico in the Gulf of Mexico. Missing were Manuel Gallardo Castillo and Faulsto Gomez Jr. At approximately 3 p.m., Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi, Texas received a call from the agent of the shrimping vessel, El Abuelo, that the vessel had...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Admiralty Island

KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a fisherman from the 68-foot fishing vessel Island Dancer in Seymour Canal on the east side of Admiralty Island Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a request from the Island Dancer crew at 3:52 p.m. for a medevac of a 45-year-old crewman reportedly suffering from seizures. Coast Guard District...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off NC coast

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 66-year-old man off a cruise ship approximately 60 miles east of Cape Hatteras, N.C., Sunday. A crewmember from the cruise ship Norwegian Jewel called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads at approximately 4:45 p.m. requesting a medevac for a male passenger who was in need of assistance. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing paddle boarder near Egmont Key

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard and multiple local agencies are searching for a missing paddle boarder near Egmont Key, Fla., Sunday. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center received the report of a unmanned paddle board that was recovered Saturday evening at the north entrance to the Manatee River by a good Samaritan and was given to Holmes Beach Police Department. It was determined...