Coast Guard ends search for couple who went missing in Pamlico River, NC

Coast Guard ends search for couple who went missing in Pamlico River, NC
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, NC — The Coast Guard ended its search Sunday morning following the recovery of the bodies of a couple who went missing in the Pamlico River, Friday. The couple was a 70-year-old male and a 72-year-old female who were last seen departing Potters Marine early Friday afternoon. Their 20-foot boat was later found unmanned and adrift in the...

Coast Guard and local partners search for missing couple in Pamlico River, NC

Coast Guard and local partners search for missing couple in Pamlico River, NC
Coast Guard Station Hobucken 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. WILMINGTON, NC — Coast Guard crews, along with the Beaufort County Emergency Management Agency, are searching by air, sea and land for a missing man and woman, whom were last seen departing Potters Marine early Friday afternoon. The missing persons are a 72-year-old female and a 70-year-old...

Coast Guard, others searching for person in Pungo River near Hobucken, NC

Coast Guard, others searching for person in Pungo River near Hobucken, NC
Coast Guard Station Hobucken 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a man in the Pungo River near Hobucken Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Hobucken received a call at approximately 1:20 a.m. reporting a 21-foot TowBoatUS vessel had capsized while towing a 47-foot recreational boat near the Pungo River entrance. A...

Coast Guard stops runaway boat near Pamlico County, NC

Coast Guard stops runaway boat near Pamlico County, NC
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard stopped a runaway boat near Pamlico County Saturday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received notification at about 9:45 a.m. that a 14-foot jon boat was spinning in circles with no one aboard in the vicinity of Goose Creek and Dixon Creek. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists 1 aboard boat taking on water on Neuse River

Coast Guard assists 1 aboard boat taking on water on Neuse River
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Hobucken, North Carolina, conducts an alongside tow of a 25-foot boat on the Neuse River, Oct. 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ricardo Pinto) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted one man after his vessel starting taking on water on the Neuse River Thursday evening. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 1 aboard aground boat on Neuse River

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 1 aboard aground boat on Neuse River
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Hobucken, North Carolina, waits while EMS personnel evaluate a man at the River Dunes Harbor Club and Marina in Oriental, North Carolina, Oct. 3, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Benjamin Verzi/Released) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted one man after his vessel ran aground and became disabled on the...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Sealevel, NC

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Sealevel, NC
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium’s spotlight shines on three people aboard a 19-foot boat near Sealevel, North Carolina, Oct. 1, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 2nd Class John F. Zegarra) HOBUCKEN, N.C. — Coast Guard Station Hobucken personnel rescued three people Sunday night after their 19-foot boat ran out of gas in Styron Creek near Sealevel. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman in Pamlico Sound, NC

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman in Pamlico Sound, NC
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received a call on VHF-FM channel 16 at about 5:55 p.m., reporting that a 53-year-old deckhand aboard the 83-foot fishing vessel Chasity Brooke injured...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man on Neuse River

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man on Neuse River
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies concluded their search for a man after his boat sank in the Neuse River near Oriental Friday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Hobucken recovered the body of a man matching the description of the missing man after the body was located by a good Samaritan. A North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission crew initially...