Coast Guard medevacs teen from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway 303 miles off Ocean City, MD

Coast Guard medevacs teen from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway 303 miles off Ocean City, MD
USCG File Photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 14-year-old from a cruise ship 430 miles east of Ocean City, Maryland this morning. Watchstanders in the 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth were notified by the captain of the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway that a young man was suffering appendicitis-like symptoms aboard. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and an HC-130J aircraft...

Coast Guard, others search for man on Neuse River in NC

Coast Guard, others search for man on Neuse River in NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a man after his boat sank in the Neuse River near Oriental Friday. A North Carolina Wildlife crew recovered the man’s son from the water who indicated his father was missing after their boat sank at approximately 1 a.m. Friday in the Neuse River southeast of Oriental, just...

Coast Guard medevacs 69-year-old woman from Ocracoke Island, NC

Coast Guard medevacs 69-year-old woman from Ocracoke Island, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 69-year-old woman from Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, Tuesday. Watchstanders in the 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth were notified by Hyde County Sheriff’s Department that a woman was suffering stroke-like symptoms at Ocracoke Health Center. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, launched...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Emerald Isle, NC
Coast Guard Cutter Shearwater file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 17-year-old teen who went missing in the vicinity of the 7900 block of Emerald Isle Saturday. Coast Guard assets covered approximately 129 square nautical miles and searched for over 25 hours. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina were notified at roughly 8 p.m. Saturday, a 17-year-old...

Coast Guard medevacs diver off NC coast

Coast Guard medevacs diver off NC coast
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City personnel medevaced a diver off the North Carolina coast earlier Sunday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received a report from crew members aboard the 25-foot diving boat Under Pressure that one diver had surfaced with shortness of breath and dizziness 35 miles south by southeast of Wilmington. An MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City holds change of command

Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City holds change of command
Capt. Joseph Deer, commanding officer of Air Station Elizabeth CIty, shakes hands with Capt. Richard Craig during Air Station Elizabeth City change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, June 09, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Aux. David Lau U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Aux. David Lau. ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — Capt. Joseph E. Deer relieved Capt. Richard S. Craig...

Coast Guard searching for boogie boarder off Frisco Beach, NC

Coast Guard searching for boogie boarder off Frisco Beach, NC
USCG File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard crews and Hatteras Island Rescue personnel are searching for a missing man off Frisco Beach near Hatteras, this afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina were notified at roughly 1:40 p.m., an 18-year-old was reportedly seen falling off a boogie board and not resurfacing. He was reportedly wearing blue swimming trunks and no personal...

Coast Guard searching for paddle boarder near Kill Devil Hills, NC

Coast Guard searching for paddle boarder near Kill Devil Hills, NC
A paddle board, a paddle and a hat washed ashore on the Albemarle Sound side of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, at the 31 hundred block of Bay Drive Jun 4, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo provided by Kill Devil Hills Fire Dept.) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for an unconfirmed person in the water after a paddle board, a paddle and a hat washed ashore on the sound...

Coast Guard rescues sailor caught in storm 10 miles southwest of Tangier Island, VA

Coast Guard rescues sailor caught in storm 10 miles southwest of Tangier Island, VA
USCG File Photo MILFORD HAVEN, Va. — A U.S. Coast Guard Station Milford Haven boatcrew rescued a man early Tuesday morning 10 miles southwest of Tangier Island, Virginia. Coast Guard Station Milford Haven watchstanders received a report that the sailboat, Sweet Revenge, had struck a submerged object and was taking on water in stormy weather with one man aboard. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew...