Coast Guard searching for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC

Coast Guard searching for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC
Coast Guard Station Fort Macon 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo. OCRACOKE INLET, N.C. —The Coast Guard is searching for a 27-year-old woman in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report via 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Saturday of a capsized canoe with two people aboard. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Port Isabel, Texas
24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Jones) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue kayaker Sunday near Port Isabel, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received notification at 8:41 p.m. Saturday that the wife of an overdue kayaker had called Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man from airboat on Matagorda Peninsula, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from airboat on Matagorda Peninsula, Texas
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old male from an airboat on Matagorda Peninsula, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call at 10:14 p.m. from an individual aboard an airboat on Matagorda Peninsula stating his friend was experiencing chest pains. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners stranded on sailboat in Chincoteague Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners stranded on sailboat in Chincoteague Harbor
A rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City rappels down to rescue three mariners stranded in Chincoteague Harbor, Virginia, Sept. 1, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Ross Comstock) CHINCOTEAGUE, Va.— The Coast Guard rescued 3 people in Chincoteague Inlet after their sailboat ran aground during severe weather Wednesday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard crew rescues 2 in Ocean City Inlet

Coast Guard crew rescues 2 in Ocean City Inlet
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo OCEAN CITY, Md. — Coast Guard crewmembers rescued two people who had lost control of their jet ski in the Ocean City Inlet, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region, received the initial report through VHF Channel 16 that three jet skiers in the area of Ocean City Inlet had entered the water and were in need...

Coast Guard rescues woman swept out to sea from Metompkin Inlet, Virginia

Coast Guard rescues woman swept out to sea from Metompkin Inlet, Virginia
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued a 67-year-old woman after she was swept out to sea from Metompkin Inlet on Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia received notification from Accomack County dispatch. The woman’s husband called 911 after witnessing her get swept out to sea. Coast Guard Sector Virginia dispatched a 24-foot Special...

Coast Guard rescues four capsized boaters near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard rescues four capsized boaters near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued four people from a capsized vessel Wednesday near the Destin Bridge in Destin, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at 8:40 p.m. from a Coast Guard Station Destin 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew who were returning from a previous...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to gasoline spill near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to gasoline spill near Port Isabel, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to a gasoline spill near Port Isabel, Texas, Saturday. A barge pushed by the ITV Albert reportedly allided with the ITV Paddy as it transited the Port Isabel Offshore Terminal, resulting in one of the ITV Paddy’s barges sustaining damage and releasing gasoline into the waterway. It is currently estimated that five to 10 gallons of fuel...

Coast Guard medevacs injured boater near Chadwick Bay, North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs injured boater near Chadwick Bay, North Carolina
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. SNEADS FERRY, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted in medically evacuating a boater who sustained injuries aboard a pleasure craft that ran aground in the vicinity of Chadwick Bay, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a call via VHF Channel 16 from the operator of the 50-foot cabin cruiser, Lisa...