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 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...

Coast Guard rescues 6 from vessel taking on water near Bonner Bridge, NC

Coast Guard rescues 6 from vessel taking on water near Bonner Bridge, NC
The Coast Guard rescued six people from this boat after it had run aground and was taking on water near Bonner Bridge, North Carolina, May 4, 2018. (US Coast Guard photo) WILMINGTON, N.C. — A Coast Guard boat crew pulled six people from a boat that had ran aground and was taking on water near Bonner Bridge Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received the distress call and deployed...

Coast Guard suspends its search for child swept to sea near Kitty Hawk, NC

Coast Guard suspends its search for child swept to sea near Kitty Hawk, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 4-year-old boy who was swept away by a wave in Kitty Hawk Wednesday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center in Wilmington received initial notification at approximately 4 p.m. that the boy had been swept away from his mother who subsequently lost sight of...

Coast Guard frees, dewaters entangled fishing vessel near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard frees, dewaters entangled fishing vessel near Oregon Inlet, NC
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Station Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, helps dewater and free the 50-foot, commercial fishing vessel Big Kahuna near Oregon Inlet Feb. 1, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Ryan Sexton) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard responded to a vessel taking on water near Oregon Inlet Thursday. The crew aboard the 50-foot commercial fishing vessel Big Tahuna called...

Coast Guard enforces safety zone for Herbert C. Bonner Bridge construction in Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard enforces safety zone for Herbert C. Bonner Bridge construction in Oregon Inlet, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is intermittently enforcing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Oregon Inlet to ensure public safety during the Herbert C. Bonner bridge construction from Jan. 29 to March 24. While activated, the safety zone will restrict vessel traffic in the vicinity of the bridge, which will be under construction. Entry of vessels or persons into this safety zone...

Coast Guard recovers stranded boaters near Nags Head, NC

Coast Guard recovers stranded boaters near Nags Head, NC
Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet safely recovered three people on Monday after their jet boat ran aground on a small island between Wanchese and Bodie Island. The boaters ran aground on Sunday at approximately 4 p.m., and contacted Station Oregon Inlet on Monday at 2:20 a.m. via cell phone after making unsuccessful...

Coast Guard medevacs ailing mariner from vessel in Duck, NC

Coast Guard medevacs ailing mariner from vessel in Duck, NC
A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Station Oregon Inlet in Nags Head, North Carolina, approaches an 84-foot vessel off Duck, North Carolina, Oct. 25, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Ryan Sexton) WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard medevaced an ailing mariner from a vessel in Duck, North Carolina, Wednesday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet in Nags Head,...