Coast Guard escorts 8 to safety, helps keep charter boat from sinking

Coast Guard escorts 8 to safety, helps keep charter boat from sinking
Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet boat crews aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat and a 24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water, provide dewatering support Aug. 9, 2018, as they escort a 44-foot charter boat that was taking on water back to port in Hatteras Inlet, N.C. U.S. Coast Guard photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard helicopter and boat crews helped eight people on a charter boat as...

Coast Guard rescues 2 survivors clinging to debris in Pamlico Sound, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 survivors clinging to debris in Pamlico Sound, NC
The Mad Lady II, a 35-foot fishing boat, is seen after two men were rescued on debris from the fishing boat Wednesday morning in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, July 18, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Two men were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew Wednesday morning, after their fishing boat capsized Tuesday near Hog Island. “Locating the two fisherman was a true team effort...

Coast Guard assists 4 people, 1 dog stranded on island off Cape Lookout

Coast Guard assists 4 people, 1 dog stranded on island off Cape Lookout
Coast Guard Station Fort Macon 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard crews assisted four people and their dog after their vessel ran aground near Cape Lookout Sunday evening. TowBoatUS personnel notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina’s command center in Wilmington at 9:40 p.m. that a 20-foot vessel was taking on water in the vicinity of Shark...

Coast Guard medevacs diver near Cape Lookout, NC

Coast Guard medevacs diver near Cape Lookout, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photoWILMINGTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a man who was showing signs of decompression sickness approximately 10 miles east of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, Sunday. A crewmember aboard a 52-foot diving vessel contacted the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at 10 a.m. and notified them the diver may have surfaced...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned boat in Albemarle Sound

Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned boat in Albemarle Sound
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard rescued two people after their boat overturned one mile off Reed Point in the Albemarle Sound Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a notification from Perquimans County 911 at 3:40 p.m., reporting a 16-foot bass boat capsized and two people were in distress. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small...

Coast Guard medevacs man 15 miles south of Beaufort Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man 15 miles south of Beaufort Inlet, NC
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Petty Officer Mark Coady WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard crews and local paramedics medevaced a man 15 miles south of Beaufort Inlet Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina’s command center in Wilmington received notification that a passenger aboard the 56-foot charter fishing vessel Dancin Outlaw was suffering...

Coast Guard assists 8 aboard boat taking on water near Oregon Inlet

Coast Guard assists 8 aboard boat taking on water near Oregon Inlet
Coast Guard Seaman Nate Kapsar monitors the towline as his crew tows the charter fishing vessel Miss Nell through Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, May 26, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Travis Porter) WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard crews and good Samaritans assisted eight people aboard a vessel taking on water 30 miles southeast of Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, Saturday morning. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard boat taking on water near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard boat taking on water near Oregon Inlet, NC
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Josh Evans, a boat crewman at Station Oregon Inlet in Nags Head, North Carolina, works the deck as the station’s 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew escorts the 28-foot fishing vessel Clock Work ashore, May 22, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman James Lange) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted three people aboard a vessel taking...

Coast Guard rescues man after search off Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard rescues man after search off Emerald Isle, NC
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a man Saturday after a search that began Friday when two men aboard a recreational fishing boat were reported overdue near Emerald Isle. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received notification at about 7:45 p.m....