Coast Guard suspends search for diver 30 miles southeast of Cape Fear, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for diver 30 miles southeast of Cape Fear, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard search for a missing diver, 30-miles off Cape Fear, was suspended at 1:40 p.m. Friday. The search for the 48-year old man began after his diving equipment reportedly failed, Thursday. Involved in the search was a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Oak Island, a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach, an MH-60...

Coast Guard searching for diver 30 miles southeast of Cape Fear, NC

Coast Guard searching for diver 30 miles southeast of Cape Fear, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is searching for a 48-year-old man, 30-miles southeast of Cape Fear, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were notified that a diver from the vessel Atlantis reportedly experienced equipment failure and did not resurface, at approximately 10:50 a.m. Watchstanders from Sector North Carolina dispatched a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Wrightsville Beach, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Wrightsville Beach, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday for a 58-year-old man last seen swimming at Wrightsville Beach Tuesday. The search for Charles Kuebler of Wilmington was suspended at approximately 8:45 p.m. Wednesday. The search for Kuebler included 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crews from Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach, the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket, MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard, Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue crews searching for man near Wrightsville Beach, NC

Coast Guard, Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue crews searching for man near Wrightsville Beach, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue personnel are searching Tuesday for a man who was last seen swimming at Wrightsville Beach. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received notification from New Hanover County 911 dispatchers at about 5:41 p.m. that a 58-year-old Wilmington man last seen swimming at about 8 a.m. at...

Coast Guard rescues family, dog near Wrightsville Beach, NC

Coast Guard rescues family, dog near Wrightsville Beach, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two people and their dog Tuesday after their boat began taking on water northeast of Wrightsville Beach. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a cellphone call from a mother and her son aboard a 19-foot Carolina Skiff at about 12:28 p.m., stating their boat was taking on water about two miles east of...

Coast Guard rescues 2 in Wrightsville Beach, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 in Wrightsville Beach, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a grounded pleasure craft Sunday near Wrightsville Beach. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach received a request for help at about 4:52 a.m. from the male operator of an 18-foot boat aground in Shinn Creek approximately one mile from the station. He expressed concerns about his female passenger who experienced cuts on...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned fishing boat near Carolina Beach, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned fishing boat near Carolina Beach, NC
The 41-foot fishing boat Allicat lays overturned in the Snow’s Cut canal Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two men Tuesday after their boat overturned near Carolina Beach. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a report at 11:06 p.m. Monday stating two men, ages 25 and 35, were...

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking yacht in Wrightsville Beach, NC

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking yacht in Wrightsville Beach, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a 59-year-old man Saturday from a yacht taking on water in Masonboro Inlet. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small (RBS) crew from Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach received a mayday call at 9:37 a.m. while on patrol. The 60-foot yacht Somewhere in Time was taking on water with one man aboard after the yacht stuck a rock jetty. The RBS crew arrived on scene...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel taking on water off NC coast

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel taking on water off NC coast
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two people Sunday from a vessel taking on water off the North Carolina coast. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received a report from two people aboard the 50-foot pleasure craft Ticker Tape VI at about 11:45 p.m.Saturday, stating the boat was disabled and taking on water about 14 miles southeast of Wilmington. A 45-foot Response...