Coast Guard stops runaway boat near Pamlico County, NC

Coast Guard stops runaway boat near Pamlico County, NC
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard stopped a runaway boat near Pamlico County Saturday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received notification at about 9:45 a.m. that a 14-foot jon boat was spinning in circles with no one aboard in the vicinity of Goose Creek and Dixon Creek. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard assists grounded Canadian boaters near Wachapreague, Va.

Coast Guard assists grounded Canadian boaters near Wachapreague, Va.
Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted two people after their boat ran aground near Wachapreague Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Wachapreague received notification at about 4:40 p.m. that a 37-foot yacht ran aground near Wachapreague Inlet with two Canadian citizens aboard. The Coast Guard issued an urgent marine...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Bayou Bienvenue

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Bayou Bienvenue
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for Haskin Payne III near Bayou Bienvenu, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans suspended the search at 6:05 p.m. after St. Bernard Sheriff Department located the body. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 4 p.m., Thursday, from St. Bernard Sheriff Department that Haskin Payne III...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water near Bayou Bienvenue

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water near Bayou Bienvenue
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a missing man near Bayou Bienvenue, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 4 p.m., Thursday, from St. Bernard Sheriff Department that Haskin Payne III had fallen off a 20-foot pleasure craft near Six Flags New Orleans. Payne’s...

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing man near Quinby, Va.

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing man near Quinby, Va.
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing man southeast of Quinby Saturday. The 36-year-old missing man was last seen camping on Parramore Island around midnight Thursday. The Coast Guard searched for a total of 30 hours covering approximately 142 square miles Friday and Saturday. “One of the most difficult decisions...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Quinby, Va.

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Quinby, Va.
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a missing man southeast of Quinby Saturday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center in Portsmouth received notification at about 2:40 p.m. Friday that 36-year-old Will Judge of Baltimore, Maryland, last seen camping on Parramore Island near Quinby Inlet,...

Coast Guard assists 1 after kayak overturns near Kitty Hawk, NC

Coast Guard assists 1 after kayak overturns near Kitty Hawk, NC
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted one man after his kayak overturned near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Friday evening. An already-underway Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boat crew from Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet in Nags Head, North Carolina, heard a mayday call on VHF-FM channel 16 at...

Coast Guard assists 5 near Beaufort, NC

Coast Guard assists 5 near Beaufort, NC
Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted five people early Sunday after their vessel became swamped Saturday near Beaufort. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a report from Carteret County dispatchers late Saturday evening that an 18-foot skiff with five people aboard were...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman in Pamlico Sound, NC

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman in Pamlico Sound, NC
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received a call on VHF-FM channel 16 at about 5:55 p.m., reporting that a 53-year-old deckhand aboard the 83-foot fishing vessel Chasity Brooke injured...