Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard concluded the search Thursday evening for a man who went missing after his fishing vessel capsized, Wednesday. The man has been identified as Don Melcoock, 50, who is from the greater Charleston area. “I am thankful of the aggressive search efforts...

Coast Guard searching for 2 men near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard searching for 2 men near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for two men who went missing after their fishing vessel capsized, Tuesday. The fishing vessel was located by a good Samaritan who reported the vessel was capsized near the south end of St. Helena Sound, South Carolina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification at 3:47 p.m.,...

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 searching for missing people in the water near Buxton, N.C.

Coast Guard searching for missing people in the water near Buxton, N.C.
The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person or persons in the water approximately one mile offshore of Buxton, N.C., Nov. 5, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BUXTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing people in the water approximately one mile offshore of Buxton, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a relayed report from crewmembers at...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners from overturned vessel off Onslow Beach

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners from overturned vessel off Onslow Beach
Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners from their overturned vessel approximately three miles east of Onslow Beach Saturday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received notification from Onslow County 911 that two people were in the water after their vessel capsized. Watchstanders launched...

Coast Guard medevacs man off Masonboro Inlet, North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs man off Masonboro Inlet, North Carolina
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. MASONBORO, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 62-year-old man who passed out aboard a 33-foot Onslow Bay pleasure craft approximately 30 miles east of Masonboro Inlet, North Carolina, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received notification from personnel aboard a 33-foot...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat fire near Cape Lookout, N.C.

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat fire near Cape Lookout, N.C.
The Coast Guard rescued two people after their 35-foot fishing boat caught fire and began to take on water approximately 15 miles southeast of Cape Lookout, N.C., July 16, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Released) CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two people after their 35-foot fishing boat caught fire and began to take on water approximately 15 miles southeast of Cape Lookout, Thursday...