Coast Guard rescues man near Camden, North Carolina

Coast Guard rescues man near Camden, North Carolina
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a 68-year-old man after his 15-foot vessel became disabled with limited means of communication aboard, early Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City was contacted by the local police department about the disabled mariner at 11:27 p.m., who said that...

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child near Oregon Inlet, North Carolina

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child near Oregon Inlet, North Carolina
A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet tows a disabled 29-foot vessel to safe haven after their engines fell off near Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, May 2, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Taryn Michalicka and Fireman Cory Thompson) OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three adults and one child after their 29-foot vessel became...

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 aircrew hoists 2 adults, 1 child from grounded sailboat

Coast Guard aircrew hoists 2 adults, 1 child from grounded sailboat
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard hoisted two adults and one child from a grounded sailboat on Brant Island Shoals, North Carolina, Sunday night. One of the parties on the 24-foot sailboat Jubilation contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina’s command center via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at 8:52 p.m., and reported that they had run...

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing people from plane crash near Emerald Isle

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing people from plane crash near Emerald Isle
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for two missing persons involved in a Cessna airplane crash 13 miles southeast of Bogue Inlet, North Carolina. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were initially notified of the incident by Air Traffic Control Cherry Point that an aircraft reportedly dropped from their radar. Watchstanders at Sector North Carolina dispatched MH-60...

Coast Guard hoists 4 fishermen near Shackelford Banks

Coast Guard hoists 4 fishermen  near Shackelford Banks
An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina hoists four fishermen who ran aground near Shackelford Banks, North Carolina, February. 7, 2020. WILMINGTON, N.C.- The Coast Guard rescued four men after their 78-foot fishing vessel ran aground near Shackelford Banks, North Carolina, Friday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina’s command...

Coast Guard medevacs injured crewman from ship off North Carolina

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — A Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City aircrew medevaced a 48-year-old man with a lacerations on his body and possible concussion from a ship about 20 miles south of Hatteras Island, Tuesday. A crewmember aboard the cargo ship Titania contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center, and reported that an engineer found one of their crewmembers...

Grounded fishing vessel near Browns Inlet, North Carolina refloated

Grounded fishing vessel near Browns Inlet, North Carolina refloated
The 88-foot fishing vessel Sea Angels aground in Browns Inlet, North Carolina. Wilmington, N.C. — The Coast Guard received a report of the fishing vessel Sea Angels being towed off the beach by the fishing vessel Lady Deborah during high tide Wednesday evening. The vessel was towed to Jarrett Bay Boatworks in Beaufort, North Carolina, where it has been dry docked for inspection and repairs. A Unified...

Unified Command begins planning for fuel removal from grounded vessel

Unified Command begins planning for fuel removal from grounded vessel
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Unified Command discussed plans to remove diesel fuel from the fishing vessel Sea Angels at the Onslow County Emergency Operations Center, Tuesday. The fishing vessel Sea Angels ran aground near Browns Inlet, North Carolina on Dec. 9, 2019. The Unified Command has identified safety of personnel responding to the grounding and the protection of the environment as the top priorities...