Coast Guard stops runaway boat near Pamlico County, NC

Coast Guard stops runaway boat near Pamlico County, NC
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard stopped a runaway boat near Pamlico County Saturday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received notification at about 9:45 a.m. that a 14-foot jon boat was spinning in circles with no one aboard in the vicinity of Goose Creek and Dixon Creek. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Hatteras Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Hatteras Inlet, NC
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo HATTERAS, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman approximately 1 mile south of Hatteras Inlet, Tuesday. Sector North Carolina watchstanders received notification that a crewmember aboard the 75-foot fishing vessel Lady Carolyn was reportedly injured on the hand by a stingray barb. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet...

Coast Guard assists kayaker stranded near Wrightsville Beach, NC

Coast Guard assists kayaker stranded near Wrightsville Beach, NC
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a kayaker stranded near Wrightsville Beach Sunday morning. At 7:23 a.m., New Hanover 911 dispatch notified Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center watchstanders in Wilmington that a 32-year-old male kayaker was stranded on Figure Eight Island near Masonboro Inlet due to wind and rain. A 29-foot...

Coast Guard assists boat taking on water off Ocracoke Island, NC

Coast Guard assists boat taking on water off Ocracoke Island, NC
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew members from Station Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina, assist the crew of fishing vessel Capt. Jimmy near Ocracoke Island, Oct. 17, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandi-Marie K. Randolph) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard came to the aid of a boat taking on water off Ocracoke Island Tuesday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard assists 1 aboard boat taking on water on Neuse River

Coast Guard assists 1 aboard boat taking on water on Neuse River
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Hobucken, North Carolina, conducts an alongside tow of a 25-foot boat on the Neuse River, Oct. 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ricardo Pinto) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted one man after his vessel starting taking on water on the Neuse River Thursday evening. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 1 aboard aground boat on Neuse River

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 1 aboard aground boat on Neuse River
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Hobucken, North Carolina, waits while EMS personnel evaluate a man at the River Dunes Harbor Club and Marina in Oriental, North Carolina, Oct. 3, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Benjamin Verzi/Released) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted one man after his vessel ran aground and became disabled on the...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Sealevel, NC

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Sealevel, NC
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium’s spotlight shines on three people aboard a 19-foot boat near Sealevel, North Carolina, Oct. 1, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 2nd Class John F. Zegarra) HOBUCKEN, N.C. — Coast Guard Station Hobucken personnel rescued three people Sunday night after their 19-foot boat ran out of gas in Styron Creek near Sealevel. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists 5 near Beaufort, NC

Coast Guard assists 5 near Beaufort, NC
Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted five people early Sunday after their vessel became swamped Saturday near Beaufort. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a report from Carteret County dispatchers late Saturday evening that an 18-foot skiff with five people aboard were...

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...