Coast Guard suspends search for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Lt. Cmdr. C. T. O’Neil OCRACOKE INLET, N.C. —The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 27-year-old woman in the water in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report via 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Saturday of a capsized canoe...

Coast Guard searching for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC

Coast Guard searching for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC
Coast Guard Station Fort Macon 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo. OCRACOKE INLET, N.C. —The Coast Guard is searching for a 27-year-old woman in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report via 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Saturday of a capsized canoe with two people aboard. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing from overturned vessel

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing from overturned vessel
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search Thursday for two persons in the water after an overturned recreational vessel was discovered near Beaufort Inlet on Tuesday. George Hamilton Andrews from Raleigh and William “Bill” Watkins Merriman IV from Wilmington remain missing. They were last seen departing from Atlantic Beach Sunday...

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing from overturned vessel

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing from overturned vessel
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal file photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue their search for two persons in the water after an overturned recreational vessel was discovered near Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina, Tuesday morning. George Hamilton Andrews from Raleigh and William (Bill) Watkins Merriman IV from Wilmington remain missing. They were last seen...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing from overturned vessel

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing from overturned vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Seahawk file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and local partners are searching for two persons in the water after an overturned fishing vessel was discovered near Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report from a fishing vessel at around 8 a.m. that a 35-foot recreational vessel was found overturned approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for an overdue boater who was reported missing during transit from Cozumel, Mexico to Tampa, Florida. Missing is Grant Neie, 74. On Sunday, Coast Guard 7th District command center watchstanders received a report from Neie’s wife stating he was aboard the 38-foot sailing vessel, Nai’a,...

Coast Guard rescues 1 another reported deceased 54 miles west of Tampa

Coast Guard rescues 1 another reported deceased 54 miles west of Tampa
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued one man and another man was reported deceased after their boat capsized Friday approximately 54 miles west of Tampa. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District Command Center received a notification from an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) of the distressed boaters. The watchstanders directed...

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver 30 miles west of Hudson

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver 30 miles west of Hudson
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard continues to search for a missing 57-year-old diver 30 miles west of Hudson. Missing is Terry Hayes, last seen wearing a black wet suit and silver oxygen tank. Rescued was Michael Pavlich, 34. At 4:05 p.m. Wednesday, Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watch standers received a call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel...

Coast Guard, Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office assist 3 boaters sinking off Gasparilla Pass

Coast Guard, Charlotte County Sheriff's Office assist 3 boaters sinking off Gasparilla Pass
Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Cortez, assist three men Wednesday after their 52-foot fishing boat started sinking 4 miles west of Gasparilla Pass, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) VENICE, Fla. — The Coast Guard and Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office assisted three men Wednesday after their boat started sinking 4 miles west of Gasparilla Pass. Assisted were: Sherman Williams, 66 Frank...