Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after vessel sinks

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after vessel sinks
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard response crews and a good Samaritan rescued a man from his sunken fishing vessel approximately 20 miles southwest of Kitty Hawk, N.C., Monday. The man was rescued wearing a life jacket in 46-degree water. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received the initial report from the father-in-law of a man whose...

Coast Guard searching for missing man 1,200 miles northeast of Bermuda

Coast Guard searching for missing man 1,200 miles northeast of Bermuda
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. Portsmouth, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who entered the water after he reportedly fell from the 541-foot refrigerated cargo ship, Baltic Klipper, approximately 1,200 miles northeast of Bermuda, Saturday morning. Watchstanders from the Coast Guard Fifth District Command Center received a call from Portugal...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water after tractor trailer crash

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water after tractor trailer crash
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended their search for a man who entered the water after his tractor trailer crashed off the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Tuesday. “We would like to extend our condolences to the family and friends of this individual during this time of tragedy,” said Capt. Samson Stevens, commander of Coast...

Coast Guard searching following Chesapeake Bay Bridge crash

Coast Guard searching following Chesapeake Bay Bridge crash
Coast Guard Station Cape Charles 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard, Virginia Marine Resource Commission, local police, and fire departments are searching for a person in the water after their tractor trailer crashed off the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia Command Center received a relayed 911 notification...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search Monday for a man who left Manns Harbor on a kayak fishing trip Saturday evening. Missing is Alexander Rush, 26. He was last heard from at approximately 10 p.m. Saturday night. An overturned kayak of the same make, model and color was found in the vicinity of Roanoke Island Monday morning and...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 2 from disabled sailboat

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 2 from disabled sailboat
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of two people from a sailboat disabled by weather approximately 345 miles east of Hatteras Inlet, N.C., Saturday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District Command Center received notification from the International Emergency Rescue Coordination...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Cape May

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Cape May
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search Friday for a man reported missing after an overturned 32-foot fishing vessel was discovered near Cape May on Thursday. Coast Guard crews searched more than 30 hours and over 700 square miles for the missing man. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center received an alert...

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing man near Cape May

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing man near Cape May
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who entered the water when a 32-foot fishing vessel capsized near Cape May, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center received an alert from an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon at approximately 2 p.m. Shortly afterward, a good Samaritan reported...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 from sinking vessel near Cape Fear

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 from sinking vessel near Cape Fear
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three mariners after their vessel began to take on water approximately 46 miles southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, Friday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center received an alert from an unregistered emergency positioning indicating...