Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Annapolis, Md.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Annapolis, Md.
USCG file photo ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search, Wednesday, for a man reported missing after falling into the water from a sailboat near Annapolis. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received the initial notification through VHF Channel 16 from the captain of a good Samaritan vessel that three people had reportedly fallen into the water...

Coast Guard searching for missing person near Annapolis, Md

Coast Guard searching for missing person near Annapolis, Md
Station Annapolis 45-foot Response Boat–Medium (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man reported missing after falling into the water from a sailboat near Annapolis, Tuesday. Missing is a 21 year old male in a grey t-shirt. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received the...

Coast Guard arrests vessel operator for endangering 34 passengers

Coast Guard arrests vessel operator for endangering 34 passengers
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Coast Guard Investigative Service special agents arrested the operator of the Fishing Lady for violating a U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Order issued pursuant to the Ports and Waterways Safety Act, July 21, 2021. Terrance Dale Roy also failed to properly report a hazardous condition as required by regulations and operated his boat in a grossly negligent manner. Roy was charged...

Coast Guard rescues mariner beset by weather 1 mile north of Hull Creek, Virginia

Coast Guard rescues mariner beset by weather 1 mile north of Hull Creek, Virginia
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued a man from his disabled 35-foot sailing vessel 1 mile north of Hull Creek, Virginia, Wednesday. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region command center received an alert via VHF-FM channel 16 from a mariner stating his engine and sails were inoperable due to inclement weather. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard establishes regulated area for air show in Annapolis

Coast Guard establishes regulated area for air show in Annapolis
Navy Blue Angels file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando BALTIMORE, Md. – The Coast Guard will establish a regulated area across the Severn River in order to create a safe boating experience for the maritime public during the United States Naval Academy Commissioning Week Blue Angels Air Show in Annapolis, between 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Tuesday May 25th and Wednesday May 26th. The...

Sector Maryland National-Capital Region holds change of command

Sector Maryland National-Capital Region holds change of command
Capt. David O’Connell salutes Rear Adm. Laura Dickey, commander of the Coast Guard Fifth District, as he relieves Capt. Joseph Loring as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region during change-of-command ceremony at Sector Maryland-National Capital Region, in Baltimore, April 30, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kimberly Reaves) BALTIMORE...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing teenagers near Saint Inigoes

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing teenagers near Saint Inigoes
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. BALTIMORE, Md. — The Coast Guard is searching for two teenagers reported missing in the vicinity of Saint Inigoes on the Potomac River, Tuesday. Missing are: Vladimir Clark, a 15-year-old male described as 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing approximately 135-pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Jesse Oleg, a 13-year-old...

Coast Guard notes increase in illegal charters across the Mid-Atlantic

Coast Guard notes increase in illegal charters across the Mid-Atlantic
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard has discovered and halted the voyages of at least five illegal charters discovered across the Mid-Atlantic since July. An illegal charter is a pay-for-hire operation where boat owners or someone they hire take passengers on the water without the proper credentials, and in some cases without proper safety gear...

Coast Guard establishes security zone for State of the Union address

Coast Guard establishes security zone for State of the Union address
Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lisa Ferdinando WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a temporary security zone in designated waters in the National Capital Region for the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. The security zone will be in effect from noon until 11:59 p.m., which will limit or prohibit navigation...