Coast Guard, others search for missing man in York River, Va.

Coast Guard, others search for missing man in York River, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a missing man Tuesday in the York River who was last seen in Gloucester Point near the Gloucester Point Boat Ramp. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth were notified at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday by the Virginia Marine Police that 58-year-old Michael Ballard was reported missing after he did not return from...

Coast Guard suspends search for man in Currituck Sound, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for man in Currituck Sound, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a man last seen in Currituck Sound, west of Knotts Island, North Carolina, at approximately 6 p.m. Sunday. Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small crews and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews out of Air Station Elizabeth City searched more than 20 hours, covering 95 square miles since the search began Saturday. North Carolina Fish and Wildlife,...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boaters

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boaters
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for two overdue boaters off the coast of Myrtle Beach at approximately 7:30 p.m., Sunday. Joseph McFadden, 77 years old, and Michael Lawrence, 61 years old, have been missing since Wednesday evening. Coast Guard crews searched 11,655 square miles and conducted 50 search patterns over a period of more than three days. “Suspending a search...

Coast Guard continues search for overdue boaters off Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard continues search for overdue boaters off Myrtle Beach
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Coast Guard, along with partner agencies, has searched approximately 12,000 square miles and conducted more than 45 search patterns in the search for two overdue boaters, Sunday, off the coast of Myrtle Beach. The overdue boaters are Joseph McFadden, 77 years old, and Michael Lawrence, 61 years old. Both have been missing since Wednesday. Crewmembers aboard various assets...

Coast Guard medevacs man aboard cruise ship Carnival Pride off NC coast

Coast Guard medevacs man aboard cruise ship Carnival Pride off NC coast
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced an ailing man from a cruise ship Saturday approximately 70 miles south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth received a call from the 965-foot cruise ship Carnival Pride at approximately 3 p.m., requesting a medevac for a 47-year-old passenger experiencing health complications. An...

Coast Guard recovers missing diver off North Carolina coast

WILMINGTON, N.C. — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Air Station Elizabeth City recovered a 64-year-old female diver in the vicinity of Frying Pan Shoals off the North Carolina coast, Sunday at 5:25 p.m. The diver was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The merchant vessel Dorthy Ann had contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at approximately 1:50 p.m., stating the diver...

Coast Guard rescues personal watercraft operator in Chincoteague Bay

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. — Coast Guard crews from Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., and Station Chincoteague rescued a personal watercraft operator, in Chincoteague Bay, Wednesday morning. Coast Guard watchstanders at Station Chincoteague received notification at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday from a friend stating that Thomas Baty was overdue and possibly out of gas. Baty had gone out on his personnel watercraft...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after sailboat capsizes in Albemarle Sound, NC

PLYMOUTH, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a man and woman Tuesday morning, after the 12-foot sailboat they were aboard capsized in the Albemarle Sound. Coast Guard received notification at 8:08 p.m., Monday from the couple’s neighbor via Washington County Dispatch personnel, reporting that the two boaters had left at approximately 4 p.m., but had not returned before thunderstorms had encompassed...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard and local responders suspended their search Sunday for a man who went missing Saturday after sailing from Western Branch Diesel here on his way to First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders were notified at approximately 7:30 a.m. by a caller from Old Point Comfort Marina in Hampton that a good Samaritan discovered...