Coast Guard rescues boaters near Morehead City, North Carolina

Coast Guard rescues boaters near Morehead City, North Carolina
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. –The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Saturday evening near Cedar Island. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received information from Carteret County dispatchers that a small boat had capsized after taking waves over its side, stranding the two boaters. A Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City MH-60...

Coast Guard suspends search for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Lt. Cmdr. C. T. O’Neil OCRACOKE INLET, N.C. —The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 27-year-old woman in the water in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report via 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Saturday of a capsized canoe...

Coast Guard searching for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC

Coast Guard searching for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC
Coast Guard Station Fort Macon 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo. OCRACOKE INLET, N.C. —The Coast Guard is searching for a 27-year-old woman in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report via 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Saturday of a capsized canoe with two people aboard. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for two people near Portsmouth Island, NC

Coast Guard searching for two people near Portsmouth Island, NC
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo) OCRACOKE INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for two people in the water in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report via 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m. Saturday, of a capsized...

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...