Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Virginia Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Virginia Beach
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing 67-year old man who reportedly entered the water near 86th Street in Virginia Beach Monday evening. The Coast Guard joined the multi-agency search Monday evening after notification from the Virginia Beach Fire Department, who reported a family...

Coast Guard assists disabled, adrift charter vessel offshore Cape Lookout

A Coast Guard crewmember aboard Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin assists in towing a disabled and adrift 52-foot charter vessel 18 nautical miles offshore Cape Lookout, North Carolina, April 19, 2020.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin) CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted eight people aboard a disabled and adrift 52-foot charter vessel 18 nautical miles...

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel 50 miles off Cape Lookout, NC

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel 50 miles off Cape Lookout, NC
A boatcrew from Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder assists a disabled sailing vessel more than 50 miles off Cape Lookout, North Carolina, Dec. 29, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder) ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard saved three mariners aboard a disabled sailing vessel more than 50 miles east southeast of Cape Lookout, Saturday evening. At 9:45 a.m.,...

Cutter Hamilton oversees Surface Action Group South during Hurricane Florence response

Cutter Hamilton oversees Surface Action Group South during Hurricane Florence response
Two Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton smallboat crews conduct training Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 near Mayport, Florida in preparation for Hurricane Florence response efforts.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Kiana Kekoa CHARLESTON, S.C. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL-753) oversaw five Coast Guard cutters in the Surface Action Group South during Hurricane Florence response efforts. The...

Coast Guard crews assist disabled sailboat off North Carolina coast

Coast Guard crews assist disabled sailboat off North Carolina coast
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder file photo by Auxiliarist Trey Clifton PORTSMOUTH, Va.-The Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous and Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder towed a disabled sailboat with two people aboard to safety Tuesday. The crew of the sailing vessel Gaia became disabled after being demasted and losing all electrical power. The crew activated an Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)...

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder commissioned in Atlantic Beach

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder commissioned in Atlantic Beach
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder mans the rails during the commissioning ceremony for the cutter in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, April 20, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Office 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard commissioned North Carolina’s first Fast Response Cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder, during a ceremony in Atlantic...

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder arrives at new homeport in Atlantic Beach, NC

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder arrives at new homeport in Atlantic Beach, NC
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder file photo by Auxiliarist Trey Clifton ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The crew of the new Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder arrived at Coast Guard Sector Field Office Fort Macon in Atlantic Beach Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Cutter Smilax, the oldest commissioned cutter in the Coast Guard’s fleet, led the Richard Snyder into port. The Richard Snyder is the Coast Guard’s...