Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing mariners in Pamlico Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing mariners in Pamlico Sound
PAMLICO COUNTY, N.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday afternoon for two mariners who were reported missing after the commercial fishing vessel Papa’s Girl capsized in the vicinity of the Pamlico Sound. Watchstanders at the Fifth Coast Guard District command center were notified Tuesday night by a distress signal that was sent from the vessel’s emergency position indicating radio...

Coast Guard rescues two, searches for two others in Pamlico Sound

Coast Guard rescues two, searches for two others in Pamlico Sound
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PAMLICO COUNTY, N.C. — The Coast Guard pulled two mariners from the water after their vessel sank on Tuesday night, and is currently searching for the other two crewmembers in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District command center received a distress signal from an emergency position indicating radio beacon...

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 rescues 3 from sinking sailboat off Hatteras Inlet,

Coast Guard rescues 3 from sinking sailboat off Hatteras Inlet,
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three people from a sinking vessel off the North Carolina coast early Friday morning. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received a distress call around 12 a.m. via VHF-FM channel 16 from someone aboard a 41-foot sailboat that was taking on water 19 miles southeast of Hatteras...

Coast Guard assists boaters 22-miles off Hatteras Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assists boaters 22-miles off Hatteras Inlet, NC
Coast Guard members from Station Hatteras Inlet tow five boaters with a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat after the boaters activated an Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon when their boat lost power approximately 22-miles east of Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina, May 11, 2019. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet PORTSMOUTH, VA. – The Coast Guard assisted five people after...

Standing the watch over the Graveyard of the Atlantic

Standing the watch over the Graveyard of the Atlantic
By Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup Beneath the roiling waters of North Carolina’s Outer Banks, thousands of ships rest in a salty graveyard. For hundreds of years, mariners have nicknamed the area the “Graveyard of the Atlantic” based on the history of ships lost in its waters. Even for experienced Coast Guard members, traversing the area can prove a difficult task. “It’s...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC
25-Foot Response Boat-Small. US Coast Guard Files Photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing man near Avon, Wednesday evening. Missing 75-year-old fisherman Anthony Neri departed the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center aboard a 21-foot white Carolina Skiff at 10 a.m. Monday and did not return by sunset as scheduled, according to his wife. Boat crews from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard search for 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC continues

Coast Guard search for 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC continues
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard continues to search for 75-year-old mariner Anthony Neri who did not return from a fishing trip near Avon, North Carolina, Monday. Coast Guard crewmembers located a boat matching the description of Neri’s Carolina Skiff 24 miles southeast of the Oregon Inlet Sea Buoy at 1:40 a.m., Wednesday. The Coast Guard and other...

Coast Guard searching for 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC

Coast Guard searching for 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC
Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for 75-year-old Anthony Neri who did not return home from a fishing trip near Avon, North Carolina, Monday. Neri’s wife notified the Coast Guard that he left for a fishing trip in a 21-foot white Carolina Skiff at approximately 10 a.m. and was scheduled to return around sunset. Watchstanders...