Coast Guard recovers man from life raft 20 miles south of Atlantic Beach, N.C.

Coast Guard recovers man from life raft 20 miles south of Atlantic Beach, N.C.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued a 51-year-old man aboard a life raft Tuesday after the man abandoned his 28-foot sailboat, Dove, 20 miles south of Atlantic Beach, N.C. Rescued was Jay White of Gloucester. White contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center watchstanders at approximately 7:15 a.m. via a mayday call on a VHF-FM marine radio stating that his boat was taking...

Navy, Coast Guard Join Forces to Combat Piracy

AT SEA ABOARD USS SAN ANTONIO – Navy and Coast Guard boarding teams are working together to ensure safe operations in the Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Red Sea and Indian Ocean as part of Combined Task Force 151, a multinational counter-piracy task force.