Coast Guard rescues 2 after sailboat capsizes in Albemarle Sound, NC

PLYMOUTH, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a man and woman Tuesday morning, after the 12-foot sailboat they were aboard capsized in the Albemarle Sound. Coast Guard received notification at 8:08 p.m., Monday from the couple’s neighbor via Washington County Dispatch personnel, reporting that the two boaters had left at approximately 4 p.m., but had not returned before thunderstorms had encompassed...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard and local responders suspended their search Sunday for a man who went missing Saturday after sailing from Western Branch Diesel here on his way to First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders were notified at approximately 7:30 a.m. by a caller from Old Point Comfort Marina in Hampton that a good Samaritan discovered...

Coast Guard and local agencies search for boater near Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard and local responders are searching for a missing boater near the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel after his boat was found by a good Samaritan Saturday. Missing is Jeff Harwood, described as in his mid-50s with dark hair and beard, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, 190-200 pounds. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders were notified at approximately 7:30 a.m....

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Oregon Inlet, NC

USCG file photoPORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for the missing man at 7:49 p.m. Saturday. Missing is Christopher Panchyshyn, 28, from Richmond, Va. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City and two Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crews from Station Oregon Inlet searched approximately 76 square miles over an 11-hour period. Ocean Rescue...

Coast Guard boat, helicopter assists 2 near New River Inlet, N.C.

USCG file photoFORT MACON, N.C. — A Coast Guard response boat crew rescued two people from their 16-foot boat when it started taking on water one mile off New River Inlet Wednesday. Coast Guard watchstanders at Sector North Carolina were notified of the distressed boaters at 2:44 p.m by Onslow County dispatch. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter from Air Station Elizabeth City was diverted...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible sinking vessel off Cape Canaveral coast

USCG file photoCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Coast Guard suspended it’s search pending further developments at 9 a.m. Tuesday, for a possible vessel taking on water and sinking approximately 30 miles east of Cape Canaveral Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Fla., watchstanders received a distress call via VHF radio at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday reporting that a vessel, a Contender boat, was...

Coast Guard searching for possible sinking vessel off Cape Canaveral coast

USCG file photoCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible vessel taking on water and sinking approximately 30 miles east of Cape Canaveral Monday. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Fla., watchstanders received a distress call via VHF radio at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday reporting that a vessel, a contender boat, was taking on water and quickly sinking. All communication was lost...

Coast Guard ends search for man missing in Lake Ontario

CLEVELAND – U.S. Coast Guard crews have ended their search of Lake Ontario for a missing crewmember of a Canadian-flagged freighter at about 2:30 p.m., Oct. 21, 2010. Coast Guard crews searched for about 25 continuous hours, over an area of about 3,150 square miles, before suspending the search. “The Coast Guard suspends a search and rescue case when a missing person cannot be located and only...

Coast Guard Searching for Missing MSST New York member

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard, Virginia Marine Police, and Newport News Fire Department are searching for a Coast Guard member who fell in the water Wednesday evening in the vicinity of the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge Tunnel. At approximately 9:15 p.m., a Coast Guard member of the Maritime Safety and Security Team New York fell off a Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team small boat during...