Coast Guard rescues 5 people offshore Oregon Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 5 people offshore Oregon Inlet
A Coast Guard boatcrew makes its approach on a sinking vessel that left five people in the water in Oregon Inlet, N.C., April 27, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from a capsized vessel offshore Oregon Inlet, Tuesday. All five survivors were rescued and are being treated for hypothermia. At approximately 5:25 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard medevacs 2, assists 1 mariner near Core Creek, N.C.

Coast Guard medevacs 2, assists 1 mariner near Core Creek, N.C.
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced two mariners and assisted another after their vessel ran aground in the vicinity of Core Creek, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center were notified via VHF Channel 16 by the operator of a 48-foot sport fisher requesting a medevac for two passengers who...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner off the coast of Oregon Inlet, N.C.

Coast Guard medevacs mariner off the coast of Oregon Inlet, N.C.
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old male mariner from a 57-foot fishing vessel approximately 17 miles off the coast of Oregon Inlet, N.C., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center were notified via VHF Channel 16 by the operator of the fishing vessel...

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner off Oregon Inlet, N.C.

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner off Oregon Inlet, N.C.
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet, N.C. conducts a medevac of a mariner, 17 miles south of Oregon Inlet, March 25, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 37-year-old male mariner who sustained a leg injury approximately 17 miles south of Oregon Inlet, N.C., Thursday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina...

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners from vessel taking on water near Oregon Inlet, N.C.

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners from vessel taking on water near Oregon Inlet, N.C.
Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners after their vessel began to take on water in the vicinity of Oregon Inlet, N.C., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report via VHF Channel 16 from the operator of the pleasure craft Hawg Hunter, that his vessel began to take on water...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after vessel sinks

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after vessel sinks
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard response crews and a good Samaritan rescued a man from his sunken fishing vessel approximately 20 miles southwest of Kitty Hawk, N.C., Monday. The man was rescued wearing a life jacket in 46-degree water. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received the initial report from the father-in-law of a man whose...

Coast Guard lights LED upgrade to Oak Island Lighthouse, N.C.

Coast Guard lights LED upgrade to Oak Island Lighthouse, N.C.
The Coast Guard lit a first of its kind LED-based rotating beacon at Oak IslandLighthouse on Caswell Beach, N.C., Dec. 7, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Released) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard lit a first of its kind LED-based rotating beacon at Oak Island Lighthouse on Caswell Beach, N.C., Monday. This upgrade is the Coast Guard’s first LED-based rotating beacon for an active aid to navigation...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search Monday for a man who left Manns Harbor on a kayak fishing trip Saturday evening. Missing is Alexander Rush, 26. He was last heard from at approximately 10 p.m. Saturday night. An overturned kayak of the same make, model and color was found in the vicinity of Roanoke Island Monday morning and...

Coast Guard searching for missing 26-year-old kayaker

Coast Guard searching for missing 26-year-old kayaker
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. WILMINGTON N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who left Manns Harbor on a kayak fishing trip Saturday evening. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center received a notification from Dare County emergency dispatcher at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Sunday after the man’s wife made a 911 report. The last contact...