Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners east of Pamlico Sound

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners east of Pamlico Sound
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo) HATTERAS, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three mariners who activated their emergency beacons when their 27-foot sailing vessel lost propulsion 35 miles east of Pamlico Sound Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard District Five command center received a report shortly after 7...

Coast Guard suspends search for passengers of downed aircraft

Coast Guard suspends search for passengers of downed aircraft
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Coast Guard suspended the search for the passengers of a downed aircraft approximately 4 miles east of Drum Inlet, North Carolina Tuesday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report at 2:13 p.m. Sunday, of a possible downed aircraft from an air traffic controller at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point informing that...

Coast Guard responds to report of downed aircraft near Drum Inlet, NC

Coast Guard responds to report of downed aircraft near Drum Inlet, NC
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a downed aircraft approximately 4 miles east of Drum Inlet Sunday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report of a possible downed aircraft from an air traffic controller at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point informing that the aircraft was seen behaving erratically on radar...

Coast Guard, local partners suspend search for missing kayaker

Coast Guard, local partners suspend search for missing kayaker
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard crewmembers and local agencies have suspended maritime search efforts for a missing kayaker who was reported missing in the area of Bogue Inlet, North Carolina. Rescue crews saturated a search area of 268 square miles for approximately 24 hours. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received the initial report...

Coast Guard, local partners searching for missing 73-year-old kayaker

Coast Guard, local partners searching for missing 73-year-old kayaker
Coast Guard Station Fort Macon 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a missing kayaker Saturday, who was reported missing in the area of Bogue Inlet, North Carolina. Missing is Warren Liner, 73, last seen on Bear Island in Hammocks Beach State Park. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received the initial report...

Coast Guard suspends search for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Lt. Cmdr. C. T. O’Neil OCRACOKE INLET, N.C. —The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 27-year-old woman in the water in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report via 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Saturday of a capsized canoe...

Coast Guard medevacs 2, assists 1 mariner near Core Creek, N.C.

Coast Guard medevacs 2, assists 1 mariner near Core Creek, N.C.
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced two mariners and assisted another after their vessel ran aground in the vicinity of Core Creek, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center were notified via VHF Channel 16 by the operator of a 48-foot sport fisher requesting a medevac for two passengers who...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing from overturned vessel

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing from overturned vessel
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search Thursday for two persons in the water after an overturned recreational vessel was discovered near Beaufort Inlet on Tuesday. George Hamilton Andrews from Raleigh and William “Bill” Watkins Merriman IV from Wilmington remain missing. They were last seen departing from Atlantic Beach Sunday...

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing from overturned vessel

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing from overturned vessel
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal file photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue their search for two persons in the water after an overturned recreational vessel was discovered near Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina, Tuesday morning. George Hamilton Andrews from Raleigh and William (Bill) Watkins Merriman IV from Wilmington remain missing. They were last seen...