Coast Guard suspends search for missing 34-year old boater

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 34-year old boater
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday for Russell Hines, a 34 year-old boater who was reported overdue Monday morning. The Coast Guard initially received the report of the missing man from the James City County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 10 a.m. Monday. Crews from the Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard searching for missing 34 year-old boater

Coast Guard searching for missing 34 year-old boater
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for Russell Hines, a 34 year-old boater who was reported overdue Monday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia were notified by the James City County Sheriff’s Office that Hines’s 29-foot boat was discovered aground with the engine running in the James River, in...

Coast Guard crews respond to grounded vessel near Cape Charles

Coast Guard crews respond to grounded vessel near Cape Charles
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Members from Coast Guard Sector Virginia responded to and assessed the condition of a 760-foot vessel that ran aground and is now safely anchored in the Chesapeake Bay, Tuesday. The cause of the grounding is under investigation. No reports of pollution, injury or damage were reported. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia received...

Coast Guard hoists 2 people stranded in marsh near Mockhorn Island, Virginia

Coast Guard hoists 2 people stranded in marsh near Mockhorn Island, Virginia
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo MOCKHORN ISLAND, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two people beset by weather in the vicinity of Mockhorn Island, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Virginia Command Center watchstanders received a report that two individuals were stranded in a marsh on Mockhorn Island and needed assistance. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City launched an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing teenagers near Saint Inigoes

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing teenagers near Saint Inigoes
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. BALTIMORE, Md. — The Coast Guard is searching for two teenagers reported missing in the vicinity of Saint Inigoes on the Potomac River, Tuesday. Missing are: Vladimir Clark, a 15-year-old male described as 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing approximately 135-pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Jesse Oleg, a 13-year-old...

Coast Guard, Navy combine efforts to medevac ill mariner to Bermuda

Coast Guard, Navy combine efforts to medevac ill mariner to Bermuda
A MH-60T helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City lands on the deck of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24), March 20, 2021. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John D. Bellino) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard, Navy and good Samaritan vessels combined efforts to medevac a tanker ship crewmember to Bermuda on Friday. Rescue...

Cutter Seneca crewmembers return home following 42-day Mid-Atlantic patrol

Cutter Seneca crewmembers return home following 42-day Mid-Atlantic patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Seneca in the Mid-Atlantic.  U.S. Coast Guard file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned to their homeport in Portsmouth, after a 42-day Mid-Atlantic patrol on March 13, 2021. The ship’s law enforcement teams boarded commercial fishing vessels from the coast of New Jersey to Florida in support of the Coast Guard’s mission of protecting...

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners from vessel taking on water near Oregon Inlet, N.C.

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners from vessel taking on water near Oregon Inlet, N.C.
Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners after their vessel began to take on water in the vicinity of Oregon Inlet, N.C., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report via VHF Channel 16 from the operator of the pleasure craft Hawg Hunter, that his vessel began to take on water...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 mariners injured from vessel fire

Coast Guard medevacs 2 mariners injured from vessel fire
A Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City MH-60 Jayhawk at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Cox. CAPE CHARLES, Va.— The Coast Guard medevaced two mariners who suffered burns after their vessel caught fire approximately 36 miles east of Fisherman Island, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia Command Center...