Coast Guard, others rescue 4 children from water in Norfolk

Coast Guard, others rescue 4 children from water in Norfolk
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard pulled three people from the water in Norfolk Friday including one of four children who drifted away from shore with no lifejacket. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center in Portsmouth received a report from Norfolk Dispatch...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing airplane 15 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing airplane 15 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI – The Coast Guard suspended the search at 8:45 p.m. Thursday for four people 15 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas. Missing are Jennifer Blumin, 40, from New York City, Nathan Ulrich, 52, from Lee, New Hampshire, and Blumin’s 3-year-old and 4-year-old sons. “This was a swift and significant...

Coast Guard continues search for survivors from missing airplane east of Eleuthera, Bahamas

Coast Guard continues search for survivors from missing airplane east of Eleuthera, Bahamas
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI – The Coast Guard continues to search for survivors Wednesday 15 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas, from an airplane that was reported missing Monday. Missing are Jennifer Blumin, 40, from New York City, Nathan Ulrich, 52, from Lee, New Hampshire, and Blumin’s 3-year-old and 4-year-old sons. At...

Coast Guard searching for overdue airplane 37 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas

Coast Guard searching for overdue airplane 37 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching Tuesday for an overdue aircraft 37 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas. Missing are Jennifer Blumin, from New York, Nathan Ulrich, from New York, and Blumin’s 4-year-old and 10-year-old sons. Watch standers with the Coast Guard Seventh District Command Center received...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 3 from sailboat 1,200 miles offshore

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 3 from sailboat 1,200 miles offshore
BOSTON – The U.S. Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of three people Saturday after a Swedish-flagged, 32-foot sailing boat became disabled and demasted 1,200 miles east of Cape Cod. An Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) aboard the sailboat AELA alerted Coast Guard watchstanders to the distress. The watchstanders promptly directed Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, in North Carolina,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Frisco, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Frisco, NC
Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing man whose sailboat was discovered after it ran aground on a beach near Frisco on Monday. Missing is Richard Tomlinson, 82, of Clearwater, Florida. Richard reportedly was sailing for Maine when he departed from a marina in Riviera Beach, Florida. Multiple crews from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner near Frisco, NC

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner near Frisco, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is searching for a man whose sailboat was discovered aground near Hatteras, Monday. Missing is Richard Tomlinson, 82, of Clearwater, Florida. Tomlinson was reportedly sailing from Clearwater to Maine. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch are currently searching for Tomlinson. If...

Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard sailboat south of Cape Hatteras, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard sailboat south of Cape Hatteras, NC
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch comes alongside the 43-foot sailboat Tuesday, April 26, 2017. HATTERAS, N.C. – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a sailboat 13 miles south of Cape Hatteras. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received notification that the 43-foot sailboat Nanette had a fouled propeller due to heavy weather conditions and was requesting...

Multiagency search for missing boater off Tangier Island

Multiagency search for missing boater off Tangier Island
USCG File Photo BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and partner agency personnel are searching for a missing boater approximately 5 miles southwest of Tangier Island, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capitol Region were notified of a 40-foot vessel with two people aboard taking on water off Tangier Island at approximately 2:30 p.m. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew from...