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...

Unified Command activated for fishing vessel aground near Browns Inlet

Unified Command activated for fishing vessel aground near Browns Inlet
WILMINGTON, N.C. — A Unified Command was established on Wednesday afternoon to oversee the safe removal of fishing vessel Sea Angels, which ran aground in the vicinity of Browns Inlet, North Carolina. On Dec. 9, 2019, fishing vessel Sea Angels ran aground near a restricted navigation area in Browns Inlet, where the potential of unexploded military ordnance exists due to active live fire training...

Coast Guard hoists four fishermen who ran aground in Browns Inlet, North Carolina

Coast Guard hoists four fishermen who ran aground in Browns Inlet, North Carolina
The Coast Guard hoisted four fishermen from an 88-foot fishing vessel in Browns Inlet, North Carolina, Monday morning.Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a radio distress call at approximately 8:12 a.m. from a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Sea Angels. The crewmember reported that there were four people onboard and that they had run aground due to mechanical issues and requested assistance...

Coast Guard seeks input from North Carolina mariners

Coast Guard seeks input from North Carolina mariners
The Coast Guard is seeking input from commercial and recreational mariners for an assessment of navigation requirements in the vicinity of Shackleford Banks and Harker’s Island, North Carolina. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is seeking input from commercial and recreational mariners for an assessment of navigation requirements in the vicinity of Shackleford Banks and Harker’s Island,...

Coast Guard responds to diesel discharge from semi-submerged tugboat

Coast Guard responds to diesel discharge from semi-submerged tugboat
Diesel spill resulting from the semi-submerged tugboat Miss Bonnie, Nov. 18, 2019, in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, which allided with the Old Bonner Bridge on Nov. 17, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet) OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard is responding to a discharge of diesel from a semi-submerged tugboat in the vicinity of the Old Bonner Bridge in Oregon...