Coast Guard medevacs mariner 50 miles south of Morehead City, North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 50 miles south of Morehead City, North Carolina
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman from a fishing boat approximately 50 miles off Morehead City, Thursday afternoon. The captain of the fishing boat, End Game, contacted the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center via satellite phone to request a medevac for a 67-year-old crewmember...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 260 miles offshore from Cape Lookout

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 260 miles offshore from Cape Lookout
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced an oil tanker crewmember from an approximately 260 miles southeast of Cape Lookout, North Carolina Thursday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District command center were notified by watchstanders from the Coast Guard’s 7th District command center that...

Coast Guard rescues four boaters aboard disabled vessel near Oregon Inlet

Coast Guard rescues four boaters aboard disabled vessel near Oregon Inlet
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo OREGON INLET, N.C. – The Coast Guard assisted the crew of a disabled sailing vessel east of Oregon Inlet Tuesday evening. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a distress call via VHF-FM radio at approximately 6 p.m. from the crew of the 70-foot sailing vessel Puffin reporting that they had become disabled...

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters
Coast Guard file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two missing boaters who did not return from a trip near Port Canaveral. Missing are Brian McCluney and Justin Walker. After searching more than 146,368 square miles, an area equivalent to the size of Montana for over 281 hours, officials were unable to locate the boaters who were reported overdue Friday...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Virginia Beach, Va.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Virginia Beach, Va.
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search on Saturday afternoon for a woman who was reported to have entered the water but was not seen coming out in Virginia Beach. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received the report of the possible missing swimmer from the Virginia Beach Police Department at approximately 3:45 a.m. The...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing swimmer in Virginia Beach, Va.

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing swimmer in Virginia Beach, Va.
Coast Guard Cutter Flying Fish file photo by Petty Officer Corinne Zilnicki PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and other local agencies are searching for a woman who was reported missing off of Virginia Beach early Saturday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received the report of the missing swimmer from the Virginia Beach Police Department at approximately 3:45 a.m. She was...

Coast Guard Cutter Forward assists disabled vessel 149 miles off Cape Henry, Virginia

Coast Guard Cutter Forward assists disabled vessel 149 miles off Cape Henry, Virginia
Crewmembers aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Forward, a 270-foot Medium Endurance Cutter homeported in Portsmouth, Virginia, tow a 67-foot disabled commercial fishing vessel that became disabled 149 miles off Cape Henry, Virginia, August 8, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 2nd Class Victoria Eckart) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted two people aboard a 67-foot commercial...

Coast Guard medevacs Uruguayan naval cadet 46 miles off North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs Uruguayan naval cadet 46 miles off North Carolina
Coast Guard crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach transfer a patient to a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City 46 miles off the coast of North Carolina during a search and rescue case August 7, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Ward) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a Uruguayan naval cadet from a training...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Ocean View

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Ocean View
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for a man who reportedly entered the water after his vessel became disabled. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received the initial report at approximately 6 p.m., from a pair of kayakers who had seen a man swim away from his disabled vessel, but he did not resurface. Crews...