Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride 40 miles east of Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride 40 miles east of Morehead City, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship off the North Carolina coast Monday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a report from the cruise ship Carnival Pride around noon that the 71-year-old man was suffering heart attack symptoms approximately 40 miles east of Morehead...

Coast Guard rescues 5 people 60 miles east of Cape Charles, VA

Coast Guard rescues 5 people 60 miles east of Cape Charles, VA
Crew of the fishing vessel Langley Douglas give a thumbs-up after being rescued by Air Station Elizabeth City personnel 60 miles east of Cape Charles, Virginia, Sept. 11, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Elizabeth City) ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City helicopter crews rescued five people after their fishing vessel sank 60 miles east of Cape Charles, Virginia,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing NC fisherman

Coast Guard suspends search for missing NC fisherman
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Sector North Carolina suspended its search Sunday for a fisherman reported overdue with two others near Bogue Inlet last Friday. The men’s capsized 19-foot skiff was discovered Saturday by a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City approximately five miles southwest of Bogue Inlet. The...

New England based Coast Guard Assets Deploy for Hurricane Irma

New England based Coast Guard Assets Deploy for Hurricane Irma
Coast Guard Cutter Oak crew members pull the brow onto the ship in order to deploy down south on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Newport, Rhode Island.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — A Newport, Rhode Island Coast Guard cutter crew and three air crews from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod deployed in support of anticipated Hurricane Irma rescue and recovery...

Shipwreck survivor meets with Coast Guard rescuers in Portsmouth, VA

Shipwreck survivor meets with Coast Guard rescuers in Portsmouth, VA
From left to right: Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class John Fuller, Petty Officer 2nd Class Brittany Wygand, Petty Officer 1st Class Andrea Cobb, shipwreck survivor Jacob Van Ommen, Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Luker, Lt. j.g. Bradley Milliken and Capt. Kevin Carroll pose for a group photo during an event on Coast Guard Base Portsmouth, Virginia, Aug. 16, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Auxiliarist...

Coast Guard medevacs ailing man from sailboat near Ocracoke Island, NC

Coast Guard medevacs ailing man from sailboat near Ocracoke Island, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from sailboat near Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, Monday. Watchstanders in the 5th Coast Guard District Command Center in Portsmouth received a personal locator beacon alert at 3:30 p.m. originating about five miles west of Portsmouth Island, North Carolina. Command Center watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue French sailor in mid-Atlantic region

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue French sailor in mid-Atlantic region
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended the search for an overdue French sailor in the mid-Atlantic region at 2 p.m. Friday. The Coast Guard began searching when Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington, North Carolina, and Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders in Portsmouth received a mayday distress broadcast on Sunday...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from water 8 miles off Topsail Island, NC

Coast Guard rescues 5 from water 8 miles off Topsail Island, NC
USCG File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from the water eight miles off Topsail Island, North Carolina, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received a mayday call on Channel 16 at 9:53 a.m. that a 19-foot boat was taking on water with five people aboard. Watchstanders then received a Pender County 911 call at 9:55 a.m. that the boat...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Currituck Sound, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Currituck Sound, NC
29-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing man in Currituck Sound, North Carolina. The Coast Guard began searching when Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington were notified at about 1:05 p.m. that a 45-year-old man went missing while tubing behind a pontoon boat in Currituck Sound in the vicinity of Duck,...