Coast Guard rescues man from sinking vessel off Cape Fear

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking vessel off Cape Fear
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued a mariner Monday afternoon from a sailing vessel taking on water 155 miles east of Cape Fear, North Carolina. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center watchstanders received a report of the 73-year-old man aboard the 33-foot sailing vessel Freyja Sunday night and reported that...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from tug 30 miles from Ocean City

Coast Guard rescues 7 from tug 30 miles from Ocean City
A disabled tug and barge 30 miles offshore from Ocean City, Maryland, on Jan.15, 2023, after a tow line snapped and the Coast Guard hoisted the tug’s seven crew members. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BALTIMORE, Md. – The Coast Guard rescued seven people Saturday from a disabled, adrift tug towing a barge 30 miles offshore from Ocean City. A crew member aboard the tug Legacy notified watch standers...

Coast Guard and partners locate overdue sailing vessel Atrevida II

Coast Guard and partners locate overdue sailing vessel Atrevida II
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder file photo by Auxiliarist Trey Clifton PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard, with assistance from the tanker vessel Silver Muna, located the sailing vessel Atrevida II, approximately 214 miles east of Delaware on Tuesday. Found were Kevin Hyde, a 65-year-old male, and Joe Ditomasso, a 76-year-old male. They were last in contact with family and friends on Dec. 3,...

Coast Guard searching for overdue sailing vessel near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard searching for overdue sailing vessel near Oregon Inlet, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue sailing vessel with two people aboard, Monday. Coast Guard Fifth District command center watchstanders received a report Sunday that the 30-foot, blue and white sailing vessel “Atrevida II” had not been heard from since Dec. 3, 2022, when it departed Oregon Inlet, North Carolina. Missing are Kevin Hyde, a 65 year-old male, and Joe...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from disabled sail boat

Coast Guard rescues 4 from disabled sail boat
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued three adults and a 15-year-old from a sinking sailing vessel Thursday approximately 98 miles from Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. The 41-foot sailboat Rojodan crew contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina at approximately 6 p.m. Wednesday, stating that they had lost the use of both...

Coast Guard rescues 13 people southeast of Chincoteague

Coast Guard rescues 13 people southeast of Chincoteague
A Coast Guard Station Chincoteague 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew safely transfers 12 people ashore at the station Oct. 28, 2022 in Chincoteague, Virginia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Chincoteague.) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and two good Samaritans rescued 13 people from a sinking commercial fishing vessel Friday approximately 63 miles southeast of Chincoteague. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs man nearly 104 miles east of Atlantic City

Coast Guard medevacs man nearly 104 miles east of Atlantic City
Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bethany Teichert PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 60-year-old man Sunday from a vessel nearly 104 miles east of Atlantic City, New Jersey. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a notification from the 31-foot pleasure craft, Reely, stating a 60-year-old man fell aboard the vessel and reportedly...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Lynnhaven Inlet

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Lynnhaven Inlet
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at 7 p.m. for a missing 27-year-old kayaker who went missing near Lynnhaven Inlet early Tuesday morning. Coast Guard and local partner agencies searched for two days, covering more than 1,873 square miles. Coast Guard watchstanders received a notification Tuesday at 10 a.m. reporting Ryan Tew, 27, last seen leaving Crab Creek in Lynnhaven...

Coast Guard repatriates 60 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 60 people to Cuba
A good Samaritan notified Sector Key West watchstanders of a makeshift vessel about 25 miles south of Islamorada, Florida, Sept. 10, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by crew of Station Islamorada) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark’s crew repatriated 60 Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, following eight interdictions off Florida’s coast. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 law enforcement aircrew...