Coast Guard helps passengers to safety after boat runs aground near Wachapreague, Virginia

Coast Guard helps passengers to safety after boat runs aground near Wachapreague, Virginia
U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague boat crew members return back to the station pier in Wachapreague, Virginia, with six people who’s boat ran aground on Feb. 22, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Devyn Bohl) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard boat crew brought six passengers to safety Thursday night, after the fishing boat they were on ran aground in the mud in a channel just north of Bradford...

Coast Guard assists duck hunter in distress

Coast Guard assists duck hunter in distress
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard assisted a man after his duck hunting boat overturned near Rehoboth Bay, Delaware, at about 7:40 a.m., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Indian River in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, were notified by the man via radio, that his boat reportedly capsized when he shifted quickly in the boat while it was anchored...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from their vessel near Venice, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 7:25 p.m. of two people aboard the fishing vessel Lady B as it was taking on water. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station Mobile...

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. Watchstanders...

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,...