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...

Coast Guard medevacs man on fishing boat in Pamlico Sound, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man on fishing boat in Pamlico Sound, NC
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Petty Officer Mark Coady WILMINGTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 63-year-old man who was reportedly showing symptoms of a heart attack on the fishing boat Papa’s Girl, in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, Tuesday evening. A crewmember aboard the fishing boat contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center at 5:30 p.m.,...

Coast Guard escorts 8 to safety, helps keep charter boat from sinking

Coast Guard escorts 8 to safety, helps keep charter boat from sinking
Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet boat crews aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat and a 24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water, provide dewatering support Aug. 9, 2018, as they escort a 44-foot charter boat that was taking on water back to port in Hatteras Inlet, N.C. U.S. Coast Guard photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard helicopter and boat crews helped eight people on a charter boat as...

Coast Guard rescues 2 survivors clinging to debris in Pamlico Sound, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 survivors clinging to debris in Pamlico Sound, NC
The Mad Lady II, a 35-foot fishing boat, is seen after two men were rescued on debris from the fishing boat Wednesday morning in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, July 18, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Two men were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew Wednesday morning, after their fishing boat capsized Tuesday near Hog Island. “Locating the two fisherman was a true team effort...

Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet holds change of command ceremony
Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Christopher Wright, officer in charge of Station Hatteras Inlet in Hatteras, North Carolina, salutes Senior Chief Petty Officer James Pond, his successor, during the station’s change-of-command ceremony, June 29, 2018.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Habel) HATTERAS, N.C. — Coast Guard Senior Chief Petty Officer James Pond relieved...

Coast Guard assists fishing boat taking on water near Hatteras Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assists fishing boat taking on water near Hatteras Inlet, NC
A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet tows the fishing vessel Fishunter in Pamlico Sound near Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina, Jan. 26, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Cody Coplin) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a fishing vessel taking on water in Pamlico Sound near Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina, this morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Hatteras Island, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Hatteras Island, NC
A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Station Hatteras Inlet and a Dare County EMS team prepare to transfer an ailing 20-year-old male from a fishing vessel to the MLB off Hatteras Island, North Carolina, Dec. 10, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Habel/Released) WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard medevaced a man who had suffered possible injuries aboard...

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water near Ocracoke Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water near Ocracoke Inlet, NC
A crew from Station Hatteras Inlet prepares to tow a disabled, 33-foot sailboat that was taking on water about 20 miles east of Ocracoke Inlet, Dec. 5, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Habel) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a man after his sailboat began taking on water early Tuesday morning near Ocracoke Inlet. “This mariner called for help right away...

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water off Hatteras Island, NC

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water off Hatteras Island, NC
A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Station Hatteras Inlet approaches a sailboat taking on water 13 miles east of Hatteras Island, North Carolina, Nov. 26, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Chuck Seckinger) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a man aboard a boat taking on water off Hatteras Island Sunday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina...