Coast Guard searching for 2 people after 4 recovered from boat collision on James River

Coast Guard searching for 2 people after 4 recovered from boat collision on James River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Good Samaritans rescued four people from the water Saturday morning, after a collision between a recreational boat, with six people aboard, and an oyster barge being pushed by a tug which was headed for an oyster bed near the James River...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 150 miles southeast of Wilmington

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 150 miles southeast of Wilmington
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter medevaced an 80-year-old passenger from the cruise ship Adventure of the Seas today. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District command center were contacted by the crew of the cruise ship...

Coast Guard crews assist disabled sailboat off North Carolina coast

Coast Guard crews assist disabled sailboat off North Carolina coast
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder file photo by Auxiliarist Trey Clifton PORTSMOUTH, Va.-The Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous and Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder towed a disabled sailboat with two people aboard to safety Tuesday. The crew of the sailing vessel Gaia became disabled after being demasted and losing all electrical power. The crew activated an Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)...

Coast Guard medevacs man in Chesapeake Bay, VA

Coast Guard medevacs man in Chesapeake Bay, VA
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a recreational boat in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads command center received notification at 2:20 p.m. from the man’s wife that her 53-year-old husband became ill and fatigued and needed to be medevaced. An MH-60...

Coast Guard assists 4 people, 1 dog stranded on island off Cape Lookout

Coast Guard assists 4 people, 1 dog stranded on island off Cape Lookout
Coast Guard Station Fort Macon 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard crews assisted four people and their dog after their vessel ran aground near Cape Lookout Sunday evening. TowBoatUS personnel notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina’s command center in Wilmington at 9:40 p.m. that a 20-foot vessel was taking on water in the vicinity of Shark...

Coast Guard medevacs diver near Cape Lookout, NC

Coast Guard medevacs diver near Cape Lookout, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photoWILMINGTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a man who was showing signs of decompression sickness approximately 10 miles east of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, Sunday. A crewmember aboard a 52-foot diving vessel contacted the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at 10 a.m. and notified them the diver may have surfaced...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned boat in Albemarle Sound

Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned boat in Albemarle Sound
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard rescued two people after their boat overturned one mile off Reed Point in the Albemarle Sound Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a notification from Perquimans County 911 at 3:40 p.m., reporting a 16-foot bass boat capsized and two people were in distress. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Horizon 100 miles east of Cape Hatteras

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Horizon 100 miles east of Cape Hatteras
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a cruise ship passenger approximately 100 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Thursday morning. Watchstanders at the 5th District command center in Portsmouth received notification at approximately 7:15 p.m. Wednesday from the cruise ship Carnival Horizon’s crew that a 33-year-old woman was...

Coast Guard assists 8 aboard boat taking on water near Oregon Inlet

Coast Guard assists 8 aboard boat taking on water near Oregon Inlet
Coast Guard Seaman Nate Kapsar monitors the towline as his crew tows the charter fishing vessel Miss Nell through Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, May 26, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Travis Porter) WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard crews and good Samaritans assisted eight people aboard a vessel taking on water 30 miles southeast of Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, Saturday morning. Watchstanders...