Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Edenton Bay, NC

Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Edenton Bay, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is searching for an 83-year old man who went missing while fishing in Edenton Bay, near Edenton, North Carolina, Saturday. The Coast Guard was notified by the man’s wife that he had gone fishing aboard a 21-foot pontoon boat and failed to return at approximately 6:30 p.m., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard ends search for couple who went missing in Pamlico River, NC

Coast Guard ends search for couple who went missing in Pamlico River, NC
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, NC — The Coast Guard ended its search Sunday morning following the recovery of the bodies of a couple who went missing in the Pamlico River, Friday. The couple was a 70-year-old male and a 72-year-old female who were last seen departing Potters Marine early Friday afternoon. Their 20-foot boat was later found unmanned and adrift in the...

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 ailing sailboat captain near Columbia, NC

Coast Guard medevacs ailing sailboat captain near Columbia, NC
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced an ailing sailboat captain near Columbia Sunday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center in Wilmington received a call from the sailboat captain at about 4:45 p.m. He requested a medevac due to pain and complications from a pre-existing medical condition. Sector North Carolina...

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water in Alligator River, NC

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water in Alligator River, NC
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a man whose sailboat was taking on water near Columbia, North Carolina, Sunday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City were notified at about 5:15 p.m. of a boat taking on water southeast of Columbia in the Alligator River. A crew from Station Elizabeth City trailered a 29-foot Response...

Giving back to move forward

Giving back to move forward
Coast Guard Cmdr. Warren Judge, executive officer of Base Elizabeth City, North Carolina, poses for a photograph outside the command building on base, Aug. 10, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki) Elizabeth City, NC – If ever you enter the office of Coast Guard Cmdr. Warren Judge, he will most likely greet you not with a handshake, but with a fist bump. It...

Coast Guard assists yacht taking on water near Elizabeth City, NC

Coast Guard assists yacht taking on water near Elizabeth City, NC
A 43-foot motor boat taking on water in the Pasquotank River near Elizabeth City, July 30, 2017.  (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Frederick Lamm) ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard helped dewater a yacht that had run aground and was taking on water in the Pasquotank River near Elizabeth City, Sunday. A crew member aboard the 43-foot motor boat Eager Miss contacted Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard rescues 2 near Reef Point, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 near Reef Point, NC
USCG File Photo ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a sailboat near Reef Point, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received notification that the 40-foot sailboat The Eleventh Hour had ran aground near Reef Point and was taking on water with two people aboard. The Coast Guard responded by sending a 29-foot Rescue Boat-Small crew...

Boatswains among birds — the secret salts of Elizabeth City

Boatswains among birds — the secret salts of Elizabeth City
A view of Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina’s, boathouse, March 10, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) Elizabeth City, NC – Perhaps the best kept boat station secret in the Mid-Atlantic region lies nestled within the largest Coast Guard facility in the country, at Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City in Eastern North Carolina. Coast Guard Station Elizabeth...