Coast Guard assists 2 kayakers in southern Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard assists 2 kayakers in southern Chesapeake Bay
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted two stranded kayakers Saturday in Chesapeake Bay off Oyster Point. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a call forwarded by Eastern Shore of Virginia 911 Dispatch at 7:55 p.m. that two male kayakers had swamped their kayaks in shallow water approximately six miles south of Oyster Point and could not continue paddling. Sector Hampton...

Coast Guard, local agencies assist four after boat sinks 6 miles off Cape Charles, Va.

Coast Guard, local agencies assist four after boat sinks 6 miles off Cape Charles, Va.
CAPE CHARLES, V.A. — The Coast Guard and local agencies assisted four people whose boat flooded and sank Friday approximately six miles southwest of Cape Charles. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a phone call from the distressed boaters at 8:21 a.m. that their boat was taking on water and their on-board bilge pump could not keep up with the flooding. Sector Hampton Roads...

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard disabled boat south of Cape Charles, VA

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard disabled boat south of Cape Charles, VA
CAPE CHARLES, Va — The Coast Guard towed a boat Saturday with three people aboard 10 miles south of Cape Charles. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Cape Charles received a report at 2:17 p.m. that a 16-foot boat was disabled with two men and a woman aboard. A 25-foot Rescue Boat-Small crew from Station Cape Charles was already underway conducting training and arrived on scene at 3:08 p.m. The...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people aboard sailboat 3 miles west of Cape Charles, VA

Coast Guard rescues 4 people aboard sailboat 3 miles west of Cape Charles, VA
CAPE CHARLES, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued four people from their sailboat Friday night three miles west of Cape Charles. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a report at approximately 7 p.m. Friday that a 30-foot sailboat out of Hampton was disabled and beset by weather with two men and two women aboard. A 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people aboard sailboat 3 miles west of Cape Charles, VA

Coast Guard rescues 4 people aboard sailboat 3 miles west of Cape Charles, VA
CAPE CHARLES, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued four people from their sailboat Friday night three miles west of Cape Charles. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a report at approximately 7 p.m. Friday that a 30-foot sailboat out of Hampton was disabled and beset by weather with two men and two women aboard. A 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles...

Coast Guard assists with man in water at Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA

Coast Guard assists with man in water at Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted rescue efforts Wednesday when a man driving a tractor-trailer drove off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel near Cape Charles, Virginia. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders were notified at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday a man driving a tractor-trailer carrying soybeans drove off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel and into the water. A 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard rescues 2 near Cape Charles, Va.

Coast Guard rescues 2 near Cape Charles, Va.
CAPE CHARLES, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two men Sunday from a 19-foot skiff aground and taking on water in Cape Charles. Coast Guard watchstanders were notified Sunday at 5:15 p.m. of a 19-foot skiff aground and taking on water with a 31-year-old man and a 51-year-old man aboard. A 25-fo the two men and transported them back to Station Cape Charles, where EMS personnel were waiting. The men...

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Chesapeake Bay entrance

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Chesapeake Bay entrance
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for a 50-year-old man believed to have entered the water near the entrance to Chesapeake Bay around midnight Saturday. Missing is Richard Nee. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth received a report Sunday from two crew members aboard a 31-foot fishing vessel anchored just south of Fisherman’s Island and east...

Coast Guard searching for man near Chesapeake Bay entrance

Coast Guard searching for man near Chesapeake Bay entrance
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man Sunday near the entrance to Chesapeake Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth received a report Sunday from two crew members aboard a 31-foot fishing vessel anchored just south of Fisherman’s Island and east of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, stating the captain of the vessel was believed to have...