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
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 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...

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 man 15 miles south of Beaufort Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man 15 miles south of Beaufort Inlet, NC
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Petty Officer Mark Coady WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard crews and local paramedics medevaced a man 15 miles south of Beaufort Inlet Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina’s command center in Wilmington received notification that a passenger aboard the 56-foot charter fishing vessel Dancin Outlaw was suffering...

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...

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard boat taking on water near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard boat taking on water near Oregon Inlet, NC
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Josh Evans, a boat crewman at Station Oregon Inlet in Nags Head, North Carolina, works the deck as the station’s 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew escorts the 28-foot fishing vessel Clock Work ashore, May 22, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman James Lange) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted three people aboard a vessel taking...

Coast Guard rescues man after search off Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard rescues man after search off Emerald Isle, NC
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a man Saturday after a search that began Friday when two men aboard a recreational fishing boat were reported overdue near Emerald Isle. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received notification at about 7:45 p.m....

Coast Guard, NC Wildlife Resource Commission and good Samaritan rescue sea turtle

Coast Guard, NC Wildlife Resource Commission and good Samaritan rescue sea turtle
Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach crewmembers hold a sea turtle they helped to rescue near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, May 14, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd class Brandyn Napolitano) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard, the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission and a good Samaritan rescued an injured sea turtle on Monday, less than a mile off Wrightsville Beach. The...

Coast Guard assist 5 people on disabled boat near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assist 5 people on disabled boat near Oregon Inlet, NC
Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted five boaters who were stranded approximately 40 miles east of Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, Saturday. A person on the pleasure craft Fin Seeker contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina’s command center at 10 a.m. via VHF-FM radio channel 16 and reported that their boat...