Coast Guard assists four mariners 90 miles off Georgetown, South Carolina

Coast Guard assists four mariners 90 miles off Georgetown, South Carolina
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Marlin file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen. FORT MACON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners aboard their disabled vessel approximately 90 miles Southeast of Georgetown, South Carolina, Friday morning. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a report from District Seven watchstanders that the good Samaritan vessel Costco Hope had located...

Coast Guard, salvage crews rescue remaining Golden Ray passengers in St Simon Sound

Coast Guard, salvage crews rescue remaining Golden Ray passengers in St Simon Sound
Coast Guard and salvage crews extracted the remaining four Golden Ray crew members Sept. 9, 2019, in St. Simons Sound near Brunswick, Georgia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Station Brunswick) BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Coast Guard and salvage crews extracted the remaining four Golden Ray crewmembers Monday in St. Simons Sound near Brunswick, Georgia. The crewmembers were transported by a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard conducting rescue operation for 4 aboard disabled, burning vessel in St. Simons Sound

Coast Guard conducting rescue operation for 4 aboard disabled, burning vessel in St. Simons Sound
Coast Guard crews and port partners respond to a disabled cargo vessel with a fire on board September 8, 2019, in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and port partners are searching for four crewmembers aboard a disabled cargo vessel with a fire on board Sunday morning in St. Simons Sound, Brunswick, Georgia. Currently, 20 people have been safely...

Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles east of Cumberland Island

Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles east of Cumberland Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevacs a man July 13, 2019, 12 miles east of Cumberland Island.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Heron) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Saturday 12 miles east of Cumberland Island, Georgia. At 10:10 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan...

Coast Guard rescues man from the water 12 miles northwest of Bimini

Coast Guard rescues man from the water 12 miles northwest of Bimini
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo BIMINI, Bs.— The Coast Guard rescued a man from the water 12 miles northwest of Bimini Saturday. Rescued was Robert Matheson. Coast Guard Seventh District Command Center watchstanders received a distress alert from a 24-foot pleasure craft 12 miles northwest of Bimini. The Coast Guard Cutter Heron (WPB-87344) crew and a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, North Carolina Aquarium release turtles offshore Cape Henry, Va.

Coast Guard, North Carolina Aquarium release turtles offshore Cape Henry, Va.
Crewmembers aboard Coast Guard Cutter Heron work together to lift a sea turtle out of its transport container offshore Cape Henry, Virginia, Nov. 18, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Jaime Brady) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard released 14 sea turtles 70 miles southeast of Cape Henry, Virginia, Sunday. Crewmembers aboard Coast Guard Cutter Heron worked with members of the North Carolina...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Cape Lookout, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man near Cape Lookout, NC
USCG File Photo FORT MACON, N.C. — U.S. Coast Guard Station Fort Macon crews medevaced a man Sunday near Cape Lookout Bight, near Cape Lookout. The Coast Guard Cutter Heron received a report that a man had fallen off the back of a recreational boat, injured his head and ingested water. The man was on the beach of Lookout Bight with friends and a medevac was requested. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small...

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Chesapeake Bay entrance

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Chesapeake Bay entrance
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for a 50-year-old man believed to have entered the water near the entrance to Chesapeake Bay around midnight Saturday. Missing is Richard Nee. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth received a report Sunday from two crew members aboard a 31-foot fishing vessel anchored just south of Fisherman’s Island and east...

Coast Guard rescues 2, tows sailboat to safety in Portsmouth, Va.

Coast Guard rescues 2, tows sailboat to safety in Portsmouth, Va.
Station Portsmouth tows the sailing vessel Evonne Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.  PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two people Tuesday from a sailboat taking on water in Portsmouth. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Portsmouth received notification Tuesday at 11:38 a.m. of a 36-foot sailboat with a man and a woman aboard taking on water outside of Norfolk Naval Base. The crew of the Coast...