Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners from overturned vessel off Onslow Beach

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners from overturned vessel off Onslow Beach
Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners from their overturned vessel approximately three miles east of Onslow Beach Saturday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received notification from Onslow County 911 that two people were in the water after their vessel capsized. Watchstanders launched...

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing people from plane crash near Emerald Isle

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing people from plane crash near Emerald Isle
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for two missing persons involved in a Cessna airplane crash 13 miles southeast of Bogue Inlet, North Carolina. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were initially notified of the incident by Air Traffic Control Cherry Point that an aircraft reportedly dropped from their radar. Watchstanders at Sector North Carolina dispatched MH-60...

Coast Guard searching for plane crash survivors near Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard searching for plane crash survivors near Emerald Isle, NC
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard crews are searching for survivors after a Cessna airplane crashed southeast of Bogue Inlet, near Emerald Isle, North Carolina, late Monday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a call from Air Traffic Control Cherry Point at approximately 11 p.m., that an aircraft...

Coast Guard hoists four fishermen who ran aground in Browns Inlet, North Carolina

Coast Guard hoists four fishermen who ran aground in Browns Inlet, North Carolina
The Coast Guard hoisted four fishermen from an 88-foot fishing vessel in Browns Inlet, North Carolina, Monday morning.Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a radio distress call at approximately 8:12 a.m. from a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Sea Angels. The crewmember reported that there were four people onboard and that they had run aground due to mechanical issues and requested assistance...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 50-year-old boater

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 50-year-old boater
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Lt. Cmdr. C. T. O’Neil PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 50-year-old man who was reported missing while transiting from New York to Florida aboard his 35-foot recreational vessel, Monday. Michael Bye was reported missing while aboard his boat, the H.M.S. Me II. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District...

Coast Guard stays busy through holiday weekend, coordinating rescues from NC to NJ

Coast Guard stays busy through holiday weekend, coordinating rescues from NC to NJ
Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard crews across the 5th District were busy keeping up with people in distress from Independence Day to Sunday, responding to people in the water from capsized boats to washed away paddle boards. On the 4th of July, members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary rescued six people after their 14-foot boat capsized...

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....

Coast Guard, partners, good Samaritan assists boaters, dog after fire off Camp Lejeune, NC

Coast Guard, partners, good Samaritan assists boaters, dog after fire off Camp Lejeune, NC
USCG File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard, local partners and good Samaritans assisted two boaters and their dog Sunday off Camp Lejeune after their 52-foot boat caught fire. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report from the boaters stating black smoke was coming out of their engine room. Sector North Carolina issued an urgent marine information broadcast and...

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes near Camp Lejeune, NC

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes near Camp Lejeune, NC
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his boat capsized near Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Saturday. A person on the beach saw the boat capsize and called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington at about 11:55 a.m. to report that a 23-foot boat with two people aboard capsized in the vicinity of Browns...