Coast Guard rescues 5 from water 8 miles off Topsail Island, NC

Coast Guard rescues 5 from water 8 miles off Topsail Island, NC
USCG File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from the water eight miles off Topsail Island, North Carolina, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received a mayday call on Channel 16 at 9:53 a.m. that a 19-foot boat was taking on water with five people aboard. Watchstanders then received a Pender County 911 call at 9:55 a.m. that the boat...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Ka’alu’alu Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Ka'alu'alu Bay
USCG File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Friday for a man in the water in the vicinity of Ka’alu’alu Bay on the Big Island. Shane Romena, 48, remains missing. “Our sincerest condolences go out to Romena’s family and friends during this difficult time,” said Senior Chief Brian Wear, a command duty officer at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. “Suspending...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended the search Tuesday evening for a missing person who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel 25 miles south of Montauk, New York. Missing is a 55-year old crewmember from the fishing vessel Miss Shauna who was last seen at 4:00 p.m., Monday, and was not wearing a life jacket at the time. For approximately 28-hours, a number of Coast Guard units, as...

Coast Guard continues to search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY

Coast Guard continues to search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local fishing community continue to search for a 55-year-old man who went missing from a fishing vessel 25 miles south of Montauk, New York, Monday afternoon. For the past 24 hours a number of Coast Guard units, as well as 10 fishing vessels, have searched units more than 4,000 square miles for the missing crewmember of the fishing vessel Miss Shauna. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Celebration solo-sailor in South Pacific

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Celebration solo-sailor in South Pacific
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Thursday for a solo-sailor aboard the 36-foot sailing vessel Celebration last reported 1,800 miles southeast of Hilo, Hawaii. Richard Carr, 71, remains missing. “Mr. Carr had a deep passion for sailing and was on a very long and arduous voyage,” said Capt. Robert Hendrickson, chief of response, Coast Guard 14th District. “Our...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing boaters near Wales, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing boaters near Wales, Alaska
USCG File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews are searching for a 23-year-old male and a 14-year-old male who launched their wooden row boat at approximately 2:00 a.m. in Wales, Alaska, Sunday. An HC-130 Hercules airplane crewand an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew are searching . The subjects were last seen wearing a black sweater and an orange jacket. Coast Guard District...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 90 miles east of Savannah

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 90 miles east of Savannah
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photoCHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevacked a 35-year-old man Friday 90 miles east of Savannah, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 12:30 p.m. via VHF Channel 16 from the 45-foot fishing vessel High Voltage stating a crewmember was suffering from abdominal pain. A Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana
CAMERON, Louisiana — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday evening, for a diver that went missing Friday afternoon approximately 35 miles south of Cameron. Missing is Chet Cassell, a male in his mid 40s from Alexandria. Approximately 1,860 square miles have been searched over two days, including 14 aircraft searches and 11 surface searches. Air assets involved in the search included a Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended their search at approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday for three missing boaters one mile northeast of Tybee Island. “Suspending a case is never an easy decision, nor is it a decision that is hastily made,” said Captain Gary Tomasulo, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Charleston. “We remain ready to reinstitute a search if new information becomes available.” The...