Coast Guard medevacs boater near Morehead City, North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Morehead City, North Carolina
Coast Guard 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Medley MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a boater one mile west of Spooner Creek Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center were notified by the owner of a 54-foot vessel that a 15-year-old aboard had fallen and sustained possible injuries when the vessel...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat fire near Cape Lookout, N.C.

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat fire near Cape Lookout, N.C.
The Coast Guard rescued two people after their 35-foot fishing boat caught fire and began to take on water approximately 15 miles southeast of Cape Lookout, N.C., July 16, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Released) CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two people after their 35-foot fishing boat caught fire and began to take on water approximately 15 miles southeast of Cape Lookout, Thursday...

Coast Guard, Navy medevac woman near Cape Lookout

Coast Guard, Navy medevac woman near Cape Lookout
Crewmembers from the USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) transfer a 20-year-old woman to a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Fort Macon after falling aboard a recreational vessel approximately 20 miles south of Cape Lookout, N.C., June 18, 2020.  (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy) CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. — The Coast Guard and the Navy conducted a joint medical evacuation of a 20-year-old...

Coast Guard assists disabled, adrift charter vessel offshore Cape Lookout

A Coast Guard crewmember aboard Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin assists in towing a disabled and adrift 52-foot charter vessel 18 nautical miles offshore Cape Lookout, North Carolina, April 19, 2020.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin) CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted eight people aboard a disabled and adrift 52-foot charter vessel 18 nautical miles...

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 assists four mariners 90 miles off Georgetown, South Carolina

Coast Guard assists four mariners 90 miles off Georgetown, South Carolina
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Marlin file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen. FORT MACON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners aboard their disabled vessel approximately 90 miles Southeast of Georgetown, South Carolina, Friday morning. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a report from District Seven watchstanders that the good Samaritan vessel Costco Hope had located...

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...