Coast Guard searches for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard searches for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photoCAMERON, Louisiana — The Coast Guard is searching for a diver that went missing Friday afternoon approximately 35 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana. Missing is Chet Castle, a male in his mid 40s. He was last seen wearing a black wetsuit with orange fins. At 4 p.m., a Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, Alabama, HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew overheard...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Smith Island, Va.

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Smith Island, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for a 20-year-old man in the water in the vicinity of Smith Island near the northern end of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. The search for the missing swimmer, which began Sunday at approximately 2:00 p.m. after the man was last seen in the water about 20 feet from the beach, was suspended at 8 p.m. The search effort included 45-foot...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Virginia Beach, Va.

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Virginia Beach, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a 25-year-old man who fell off his tube while tubing behind a boat near Virginia Beach Thursday. The search for the man that began Thursday at about 6:15 p.m. after he was last seen in the water approximately 100 yards from Little Creek Channel, was suspended Friday at 8 p.m. The search effort included a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Virginia Beach, Va.

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Virginia Beach, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water near Virginia Beach Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a report at 6:14 p.m. that a 25-year-old Caucasian male had fallen off his tube while tubing behind a boat near red Buoy 2 approximately 100 yards from Little Creek Channel. The man entered the water at about 5:55 p.m....

Coast Guard suspends search for man, 38, near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for man, 38, near Oregon Inlet, NC
OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for a 38-year-old man near Bonner Bridge in Oregon Inlet. Missing is Kristopher Mueller of Avon. Mueller was last known to be spear fishing in the vicinity of the Bonner Bridge. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were notified at 5:30 p.m. Saturday after Mueller had not been seen for more than an hour. Mueller’s vehicle...

Coast Guard searching for man near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard searching for man near Oregon Inlet, NC
OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for a 38-year-old man Sunday east and west of the Bonner Bridge in Oregon Inlet. Missing is Kristopher Mueller of Avon. Mueller was last known to be spear fishing in the vicinity of the Bonner Bridge. Sector North Carolina watchstanders were notified at 5:30 p.m. after Mueller had not been seen for more than an hour. var _bos = _bos||[];...

Coast Guard suspends search response to plane crash off Virginia coast

Coast Guard suspends search response to plane crash off Virginia coast
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 11:30 a.m. Sunday for the pilot of a plane that crashed Saturday approximately 51 miles southeast of Chincoteague Island. A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew searched until sunset Saturday and the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Beluga searched through the night until Sunday morning for wreckage or any sign of the pilot aboard the downed...

Coast Guard responds to tractor-trailer accident on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

 Coast Guard responds to tractor-trailer accident on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Rescue crews from the Coast Guard, Navy and local agencies are responding to a tractor-trailer accident on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Thursday. An on-scene witness contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads command center personnel at approximately 10 a.m., reporting a truck traveling northbound on the bridge-tunnel drove over the side near mile marker 15. Sector Hampton...

Coast Guard teams participate in cooking competition in Virginia Beach, Va

Coast Guard teams participate in cooking competition in Virginia Beach, Va
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Five Coast Guard teams from local small boat stations and patrol boats participated in a food competition Monday at Coast Guard Station Little Creek in Virginia Beach. The teams represented Coast Guard Stations Little Creek and Cape Charles, and Coast Guard Cutters Albacore, Beluga and Sea Horse. The idea for the competition came during an area of responsibility familiarization,...