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...

Coast Guard medevacs 2, assists 1 mariner near Core Creek, N.C.

Coast Guard medevacs 2, assists 1 mariner near Core Creek, N.C.
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced two mariners and assisted another after their vessel ran aground in the vicinity of Core Creek, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center were notified via VHF Channel 16 by the operator of a 48-foot sport fisher requesting a medevac for two passengers who...

Coast Guard searching for person near Lake Felicity

Coast Guard searching for person near Lake Felicity
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel Monday near Lake Felicity. Missing is Percy Dardar III, a 37-year-old male from Pointe-aux-Chenes. He was last seen wearing a hoodie, jeans and white shrimping boots. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report around 5:30 a.m. from the...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Allen Bay

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Allen Bay
A Coast Guard Sector Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevacs a mariner near Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, February 1, 2021. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner Monday from an aground vessel near Allen Bay. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report from Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s office at 3:30 p.m. of a 15-foot skiff boat that ran...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from aground vessel near Biloxi

Coast Guard rescues 2 from aground vessel near Biloxi
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photoNEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday from an aground boat near Biloxi, Mississippi. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from a commercial salvage company reporting an aground 22-foot center console boat with two people aboard. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing 26-year-old kayaker

Coast Guard searching for missing 26-year-old kayaker
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. WILMINGTON N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who left Manns Harbor on a kayak fishing trip Saturday evening. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center received a notification from Dare County emergency dispatcher at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Sunday after the man’s wife made a 911 report. The last contact...