Coast Guard searching for paddle boarder near Kill Devil Hills, NC

Coast Guard searching for paddle boarder near Kill Devil Hills, NC
A paddle board, a paddle and a hat washed ashore on the Albemarle Sound side of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, at the 31 hundred block of Bay Drive Jun 4, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo provided by Kill Devil Hills Fire Dept.) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for an unconfirmed person in the water after a paddle board, a paddle and a hat washed ashore on the sound...

Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet to host open house Saturday

Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet to host open house Saturday
NAGS HEAD, N.C. — The Coast Guard is inviting the public to attend an open house scheduled at Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet in Nags Head, Saturday. The gate is scheduled to be open to the public from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. to tour Coast Guard facilities and meet the Coast Guard men and women who work there, along with other federal, state and local agencies located on or near the Outer Banks. Parking...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs 2 near Oregon Inlet, NC
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced two passengers from a boat 30 miles east of Oregon Inlet Saturday. Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet received notification at aproximately 1:30 p.m. that the 25-foot boat Triple Seven was disabled with four people aboard with one passenger going in and out of consciousness. Station Oregon Inlet launched a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew to assist. Upon...

Coast Guard transports overdue boater located by Hatteras Island Rescue

Coast Guard transports overdue boater located by Hatteras Island Rescue
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies concluded the search Sunday for an overdue boater in Pamlico Sound after a Hatteras Island Rescue crew located the man. The 80-year-old Hatteras Island man was found adrift in his 18-foot skiff about eight miles northeast of Hatteras Island at about 8:25 a.m., unconscious but breathing, by a Hatteras Island Rescue skiff crew. The crew brought...

Coast Guard medevacs man off fishing vessel near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man off fishing vessel near Oregon Inlet, NC
OREGON INLET, N.C.. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 22-year-old man Thursday off a 32-foot fishing vessel three miles east of Oregon Inlet. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders notified Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet watchstanders at approximately 2 p.m. that a man needed a medevac off the fishing vessel Salvation after he reported he was suffering lower back pains and was vomiting. Station...

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailboat near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailboat near Oregon Inlet, NC
A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet transfers a patient to EMS personnel in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina . U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petter Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup. OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man off of a sailboat Wednesday 20 miles east of Oregon Inlet. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a report at approximately...

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat 44 miles northeast of Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat 44 miles northeast of Oregon Inlet, NC
OREGON INLET, N.C. — The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man from a charter boat 44 miles north-northeast of Oregon Inlet, Sunday. Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet watchstanders received a request at approximately 11:30 a.m. to medevac a passenger from the charter boat Tuna Fever after he was reportedly suffering memory loss. A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew launched from Station Oregon Inlet carrying...

Coast Guard, local agency assist ailing man near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard, local agency assist ailing man near Oregon Inlet, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and a local agency assisted an ailing man on a charter fishing vessel off the North Carolina coast Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a call via VHF marine radio at 12:23 p.m. stating a 59-year-old man was experiencing chest pains approximately 30 miles southeast of Oregon Inlet on the 55-foot charter fishing vessel Tuna Fever. Sector...

Coast Guard medevacs ailing fisherman near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs ailing fisherman near Oregon Inlet, NC
FORT MACON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced an ailing man from a charter fishing vessel off the North Carolina coast Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received notification via VHF marine radio at 8:51 a.m. that a 46-year-old male was experiencing chest pains approximately 38 miles southeast of Oregon Inlet aboard the 57-foot charter fishing vessel Tuna Trappe. Sector...