Coast Guard rescues father, son and Virginia Marine Police crew near Tangier Island, Md.

Coast Guard rescues father, son and Virginia Marine Police crew near Tangier Island, Md.
BALTIMORE — A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., rescued four people from a grounded vessel near Tangier Island, Md., just after midnight Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Crisfield, Md., received a distress call at approximately 6 p.m. Friday, from the owner aboard his 36-foot boat reporting he had run aground with his son aboard, near Tangier Island. Station...

Coast Guard rescues boater in Tangier Sound near Crisfield, MD

Coast Guard rescues boater in Tangier Sound near Crisfield, MD
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued a 50-year-old man after the 20-foot sailboat he was aboard capsized in Tangier Sound near Crisfield Saturday The man’s wife contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore at approximately 8:23 p.m. reporting her husband’s sailboat had capsized in Tangier Sound, and he was sitting on top of the overturned boat and required assistance. A crew aboard...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Tangier Island, Va.

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Tangier Island, Va.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard medevaced a 37-year-old man after the boat he was aboard allided with a day beacon in the Chesapeake Bay near Tangier Island, Va., Friday. The man contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders at approximately 10:15 p.m., Friday reporting he had allided with an object in the water near Tangier Island and had injuries to himself and the other man aboard, who was...

Coast Guard responds, suspends search for possible downed aircraft near Deal Island, Md.

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 1:38 p.m. Sunday for a possible downed aircraft in the Wenona area of Deal Island, Md. Neighborhood residents contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders at approximately 6 p.m., reporting to have heard an aircraft engine and a big splash in the water but were not able to see anything due to darkness and weather conditions. “We treat...

Coast Guard, local authorities suspend search for boater near Tangier Island, Va.

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local authorities have suspended the search at 2:51 p.m. Friday for a 46-year-old man aboard a 30-foot sailboat who went missing approximately two miles south of Tangier Island, Va., Thursday. The boater contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders at 3:54 a.m. Thursday and reported his boat had sustained damage, and he was requesting assistance. A crew aboard...

Coast Guard searching for boater near Tangier Island, Va.

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local authorities are searching for a 46-year-old man aboard a 30-foot sailboat approximately two miles south of Tangier Island, Va., Thursday. The boater contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders at 3:54 a.m. and reported his boat had sustained damage, and he was requesting assistance. A crew aboard a 41-foot Utility Boat from Coast Guard Station Crisfield,...

Coast Guard ends search for plane crash victim near Tangier Island, Va.

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard ended its search Monday for a missing female passenger from a plane that crashed off the coast of Tangier Island Sunday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., located the woman, and a Maryland Natural Resources Police boatcrew recovered her unresponsive. The woman was transferred to members of the Virginia Marine Resources...

Coast Guard and local authorities searching for 1 near Tangier Island, Va.

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local authorities are searching for one person after an emergency broadcast was sent from the plane they were aboard eight miles off the coast of Tangier Island Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a call at 3:30 p.m. from an air traffic controller at Naval Air Station Patuxent River reporting a single-engine aircraft was declaring an emergency...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Nanticoke River Marina

USCG file photoCRISFIELD, Md. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for the missing man at 11:50 a.m. Saturday. Missing is Edwin Smullen, 59, from Tyaskin, Md. A 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Crisfield and an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City searched 350 square miles over an 11-hour period for Smullen. googletag.cmd.push(function()...