Coast Guard searches for 2 people in West Atlantic Ocean

Coast Guard searches for 2 people in West Atlantic Ocean
U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill. MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for two people who were reported overdue in the West Atlantic Ocean, Thursday. Missing are Sasha McPhee, 37, and Jerome Burrows, 37, both from the Bahamas. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report from the brother-in-law of Burrows stating the two were overdue aboard...

Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 10 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 10 migrants to Cuba
A manmade raft floats on the water near Biscayne Key, Florida, Feb. 28, 2018.  (US Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 10 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Mar. 4, 2018. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a notification from a Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission marine officer of a manmade raft with 10 people...

Coast Guard rescues man from vessel taking on water near West Palm Beach

Coast Guard rescues man from vessel taking on water near West Palm Beach
A 21-foot pleasure craft takes on water near West Palm Beach, Jan. 29, 2018.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a man from a vessel taking on water Monday approximately 10 miles east of West Palm Beach, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a notification from a good Samaritan of a vessel taking on water with one person...

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard vessel taking on water off Cape Lookout, NC

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard vessel taking on water off Cape Lookout, NC
Coast Guard Cutter Cochito File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted 3 people after their boat began taking on water near Cape Lookout, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received a mayday call over VHF-FM channel 16 at about 4:40 p.m. that a 32-foot boat with three people aboard was taking on water 10 miles south of Cape Lookout, North Carolina. Sector...

Multiagency search for missing boater off Tangier Island

Multiagency search for missing boater off Tangier Island
USCG File Photo BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and partner agency personnel are searching for a missing boater approximately 5 miles southwest of Tangier Island, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capitol Region were notified of a 40-foot vessel with two people aboard taking on water off Tangier Island at approximately 2:30 p.m. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew from...

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, local agencies searching for person in water near Virginia Beach, Va.

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for person in water near Virginia Beach, Va.
Seaman Alexis Bach scans the horizon aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Cochito Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 off Virginia Beach, Virginia. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Master Chief Petty Officer Stephen B. Atchley. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water near Virginia Beach Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a report at 2:10...

Coast Guard rescues 4 fisherman 50 miles off Chincoteague, Va.

Coast Guard rescues 4 fisherman 50 miles off Chincoteague, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard located four overdue fishermen Friday aboard a disabled fishing boat off the Virginia coast. The Coast Guard received initial reports from family members of the overdue fishermen around 3:30 a.m., stating they were last known to be headed from Chincoteague toward Norfolk Canyon in the 26-foot fishing boat Duskey. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth issued...

Hook up with a striper

Hook up with a striper
John Miller of Farmville, Va., tries his luck at striped bass fishing in the Lafayette River in Norfolk, Va., under the Hampton Boulevard Bridge. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn A cluster of small boats gather toward the end of an ebb tide on a dreary November evening in Norfolk, Virginia. Fishermen, clad in rain slickers,...