Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ

Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ
47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J. File Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the two-person crew of a fishing boat in distress approximately 40-miles off the coast of Barnegat, New Jersey, Friday. Coast Guard first responders searched 4,441 square-miles by sea and air for the crew of the Queen Ann’s...

Coast Guard searching for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ

Coast Guard searching for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ
47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J. File Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau PHILADELPHIA –The Coast Guard is searching for a fishing vessel in distress approximately 40-miles off the coast of Barnegat, New Jersey, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth, Virginia, received an emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) alert...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway off NC

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway off NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 62-year-old woman suffering from gastrointestinal bleeding off of a cruise ship approximately 126 miles southeast of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, Wednesday. A crewmember, aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway, used a satellite phone to contact watchstanders at the...

Coast Guard medevacs vessel captain 70 miles east of Little River

Coast Guard medevacs vessel captain 70 miles east of Little River
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a vessel captain Thursday 70 miles east of Little River. The 33-year-old male accidentally sustained a cut on his wrist while aboard the 32-foot fishing vessel Miss B. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received report of the accident at 8:52 p.m. and launched a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew at...

Coast Guard, others searching for person in Pungo River near Hobucken, NC

Coast Guard, others searching for person in Pungo River near Hobucken, NC
Coast Guard Station Hobucken 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a man in the Pungo River near Hobucken Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Hobucken received a call at approximately 1:20 a.m. reporting a 21-foot TowBoatUS vessel had capsized while towing a 47-foot recreational boat near the Pungo River entrance. A...

Coast Guard ends search for missing aircraft in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard ends search for missing aircraft in Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended the search for the missing pilot and Cirrus aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico Monday. The Coast Guard searched 17,458 nautical square miles for approximately 79 hours. Missing is Bill Kinsinger, 55, of Oklahoma City. “Ending a search is a difficult decision that we put the upmost thought and consideration into,” said Capt. David Cooper, chief of incident management,...

Coast Guard medevacs 67-year-old man from Ocracoke Island, NC

Coast Guard medevacs 67-year-old man from Ocracoke Island, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 67-year-old man suffering a possible heart attack off Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, Tuesday. Coast Guard watchstanders at the 5th District command center in Portsmouth were contacted by members of Ocracoke Health Center to transport the man to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk due to inclement...

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water near Ocracoke Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water near Ocracoke Inlet, NC
A crew from Station Hatteras Inlet prepares to tow a disabled, 33-foot sailboat that was taking on water about 20 miles east of Ocracoke Inlet, Dec. 5, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Habel) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a man after his sailboat began taking on water early Tuesday morning near Ocracoke Inlet. “This mariner called for help right away...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway off Chincoteague, Va.

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway off Chincoteague, Va.
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard medevaced an ill passenger off a cruise ship 60 miles east of Chincoteague, Va., Saturday night. Watchstanders at the 5th Coast Guard District received notification from personnel aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway of a 71-year-old man suffering from acute respiratory distress. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew...