Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.
The JSW Salem sits aground after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Jan. 10, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Reynolds) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted the crew of a bulk carrier ship after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of Virginia Beach, Thursday morning. Crew members aboard the JSW Salem, a 958-foot bulk carrier,...

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel 50 miles off Cape Lookout, NC

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel 50 miles off Cape Lookout, NC
A boatcrew from Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder assists a disabled sailing vessel more than 50 miles off Cape Lookout, North Carolina, Dec. 29, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder) ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard saved three mariners aboard a disabled sailing vessel more than 50 miles east southeast of Cape Lookout, Saturday evening. At 9:45 a.m.,...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 402 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, NC

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 402 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship 402 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Wednesday evening. The crew of the Anthem of the Seas notified Coast Guard Fifth District command center watchstanders that a 79-year-old man was suffering from symptoms of kidney complications and required a medevac. An MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from demasted, disabled sailboat 100 miles off NC

Coast Guard rescues 4 from demasted, disabled sailboat 100 miles off NC
Four mariners are brought back to shore near Morehead City, North Carolina, aboard a 47-foot Coast Guard boat, after being rescued by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba, Nov. 28, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicholas Healy. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard crews returned four mariners to shore Wednesday, after their sailboat was demasted in a storm more than 100...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 burn victims from cruise ship Norwegian Escape

Coast Guard medevacs 2 burn victims from cruise ship Norwegian Escape
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, V.a.—The Coast Guard medevaced two crewmembers who reportedly suffered from second-degree burns on the cruise ship Norwegian Escape approximately 24 miles southeast of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, Monday evening. A crewmember aboard the cruise ship contacted watchstanders at the Fifth District command center at 3:50 p.m. and reported...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC
25-Foot Response Boat-Small. US Coast Guard Files Photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing man near Avon, Wednesday evening. Missing 75-year-old fisherman Anthony Neri departed the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center aboard a 21-foot white Carolina Skiff at 10 a.m. Monday and did not return by sunset as scheduled, according to his wife. Boat crews from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard search for 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC continues

Coast Guard search for 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC continues
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard continues to search for 75-year-old mariner Anthony Neri who did not return from a fishing trip near Avon, North Carolina, Monday. Coast Guard crewmembers located a boat matching the description of Neri’s Carolina Skiff 24 miles southeast of the Oregon Inlet Sea Buoy at 1:40 a.m., Wednesday. The Coast Guard and other...

Coast Guard searching for 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC

Coast Guard searching for 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC
Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for 75-year-old Anthony Neri who did not return home from a fishing trip near Avon, North Carolina, Monday. Neri’s wife notified the Coast Guard that he left for a fishing trip in a 21-foot white Carolina Skiff at approximately 10 a.m. and was scheduled to return around sunset. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Edenton Bay, NC

Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Edenton Bay, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is searching for an 83-year old man who went missing while fishing in Edenton Bay, near Edenton, North Carolina, Saturday. The Coast Guard was notified by the man’s wife that he had gone fishing aboard a 21-foot pontoon boat and failed to return at approximately 6:30 p.m., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...