Coast Guard rescues kayaker off Atlantic Beach, NC

Coast Guard rescues kayaker off Atlantic Beach, NC
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard pulled a man from the water after his kayak capsized and sank about a half-mile southeast of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, Saturday morning. Carteret County Police dispatchers contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina this morning and notified them that the two kayakers were requesting assistance...

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel 50 miles off Cape Lookout, NC

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel 50 miles off Cape Lookout, NC
A boatcrew from Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder assists a disabled sailing vessel more than 50 miles off Cape Lookout, North Carolina, Dec. 29, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder) ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard saved three mariners aboard a disabled sailing vessel more than 50 miles east southeast of Cape Lookout, Saturday evening. At 9:45 a.m.,...

Coast Guard Station Fort Macon recovers from Hurricane Florence

Coast Guard Station Fort Macon recovers from Hurricane Florence
Station Fort Macon’s sign, despite being torn down during Hurricane Florence, stands repaired Oct. 22nd, 2018, in Morehead City, North Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup) By Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup Driving along the North Carolina coast to Coast Guard Station Fort Macon, Oct. 22nd, the leftover destruction from Hurricane Florence...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from demasted, disabled sailboat 100 miles off NC

Coast Guard rescues 4 from demasted, disabled sailboat 100 miles off NC
Four mariners are brought back to shore near Morehead City, North Carolina, aboard a 47-foot Coast Guard boat, after being rescued by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba, Nov. 28, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicholas Healy. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard crews returned four mariners to shore Wednesday, after their sailboat was demasted in a storm more than 100...

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns to homeport in VA after hurricane response

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns to homeport in VA after hurricane response
A U.S. Coast Guard crew from the Cutter Dependable assists with Hurricane Florence response in North Carolina.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Jezel Huston and Ensign Lauren Kowalski) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Dependable (WMEC-626) returned to Little Creek, Virginia, after responding to Hurricane Florence and conducting a 42-day Mid-Atlantic fisheries patrol, Monday. During...

Cutter Hamilton oversees Surface Action Group South during Hurricane Florence response

Cutter Hamilton oversees Surface Action Group South during Hurricane Florence response
Two Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton smallboat crews conduct training Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 near Mayport, Florida in preparation for Hurricane Florence response efforts.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Kiana Kekoa CHARLESTON, S.C. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL-753) oversaw five Coast Guard cutters in the Surface Action Group South during Hurricane Florence response efforts. The...

Coast Guard rescues four people after boat engine fire near Fort Macon State Park, NC

Coast Guard rescues four people after boat engine fire near Fort Macon State Park, NC
Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo CARTERET COUNTY, NC — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water and one person from a vessel after the engines caught fire in Back Sound near Fort Macon State Park, North Carolina, Sunday evening. Carteret County police initially received the distress call from a person aboard the distressed vessel, and notified the Coast...

Coast Guard assists 4 people, 1 dog stranded on island off Cape Lookout

Coast Guard assists 4 people, 1 dog stranded on island off Cape Lookout
Coast Guard Station Fort Macon 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard crews assisted four people and their dog after their vessel ran aground near Cape Lookout Sunday evening. TowBoatUS personnel notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina’s command center in Wilmington at 9:40 p.m. that a 20-foot vessel was taking on water in the vicinity of Shark...

Coast Guard medevacs man 15 miles south of Beaufort Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man 15 miles south of Beaufort Inlet, NC
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Petty Officer Mark Coady WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard crews and local paramedics medevaced a man 15 miles south of Beaufort Inlet Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina’s command center in Wilmington received notification that a passenger aboard the 56-foot charter fishing vessel Dancin Outlaw was suffering...