Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 in Oregon Inlet

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 in Oregon Inlet
The Coast Guard and a Good Samaritan rescue three mariners after their vessel capsized in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, August 20, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taryn Michalicka) OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued three mariners after their vessel capsized in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North...

Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead shifts homeport to Fort Macon, N.C.

Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead shifts homeport to Fort Macon, N.C.
The Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead (WPB 87324) officially arrived at its new homeport in Fort Macon, Aug, 6, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) FORT MACON, N.C. — The Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead (WPB 87324) officially arrived at its new homeport in Fort Macon, Aug. 6, 2021. The Steelhead is a coastal patrol boat with a crew of 11 men and women whose area of operations ranges from the mouth of the Chesapeake...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 26 miles off Carolina Beach, NC

Coast Guard conducts medevac 26 miles off Carolina Beach, NC
Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki WILMINGTON, N.C.—The Coast Guard medevaced a man from an 18-foot pleasure craft approximately 26 miles off of Carolina Beach, North Carolina, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received notice via VHF channel 16 that a 50-year-old...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people after reported helicopter crash

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people after reported helicopter crash
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for two men, Wednesday, after their helicopter was downed near Albemarle Sound, North Carolina. Coast Guard personnel and members of responding partner agencies searched a combined area of 3,303 miles over the course of 38 hours. The two men departed from Mecklenburg Brunswick Regional...

Coast Guard searching after reported helicopter crash in Albemarle Sound, NC

Coast Guard searching after reported helicopter crash in Albemarle Sound, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for two people from a reported downed helicopter in the vicinity of the Albemarle Sound, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center were notified by a concerned friend that lost communication with the two people aboard a Robinson R44 helicopter...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 46 miles east of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

Coast Guard conducts medevac 46 miles east of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a man from a commercial dive boat approximately 46 miles east of Wrightsville Beach, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center watchstanders received an alert via channel 16 that an individual was...

Coast Guard medevacs injured boater near Chadwick Bay, North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs injured boater near Chadwick Bay, North Carolina
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. SNEADS FERRY, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted in medically evacuating a boater who sustained injuries aboard a pleasure craft that ran aground in the vicinity of Chadwick Bay, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a call via VHF Channel 16 from the operator of the 50-foot cabin cruiser, Lisa...

Coast Guard rescues 5 people offshore Oregon Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 5 people offshore Oregon Inlet
A Coast Guard boatcrew makes its approach on a sinking vessel that left five people in the water in Oregon Inlet, N.C., April 27, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from a capsized vessel offshore Oregon Inlet, Tuesday. All five survivors were rescued and are being treated for hypothermia. At approximately 5:25 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard medevacs 2, assists 1 mariner near Core Creek, N.C.

Coast Guard medevacs 2, assists 1 mariner near Core Creek, N.C.
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced two mariners and assisted another after their vessel ran aground in the vicinity of Core Creek, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center were notified via VHF Channel 16 by the operator of a 48-foot sport fisher requesting a medevac for two passengers who...