Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Lynnhaven Inlet

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Lynnhaven Inlet
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at 7 p.m. for a missing 27-year-old kayaker who went missing near Lynnhaven Inlet early Tuesday morning. Coast Guard and local partner agencies searched for two days, covering more than 1,873 square miles. Coast Guard watchstanders received a notification Tuesday at 10 a.m. reporting Ryan Tew, 27, last seen leaving Crab Creek in Lynnhaven...

Coast Guard continues search for overdue kayaker

Coast Guard continues search for overdue kayaker
Coast Guard crews from Station Little Creek and Air Station Elizabeth City search for a missing kayaker Sept. 13, 2022 near Lynnhaven, Virginia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Hunter Dellinger) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies continue to search for an overdue kayaker near Lynnhaven. Missing is Ryan Tew, 27-year-old male, last seen leaving at Crab Creek...

Coast Guard searching for overdue kayaker near Lynnhaven, Va.

Coast Guard searching for overdue kayaker near Lynnhaven, Va.
The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue kayaker near Lynnhaven, Virginia.  (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by Petty Officer 1st Class Jonathan Lally) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue kayaker Tuesday near Lynnhaven. Missing is Ryan Tew, 27-year-old male, last seen on a red single-person kayak. Tew reportedly departed on his kayak from Crab Creek in Lynnhaven Inlet around...

Coast Guard stresses boating safety following busy weekend

Coast Guard stresses boating safety following busy weekend
Coast Guard Station Cape Charles 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is urging boaters to prioritize preparedness and safety this summer following a busy holiday weekend throughout the Mid-Atlantic region’s waterways. Over the July 4th weekend, watchstanders at the Fifth Coast Guard District’s command centers received 44 distress calls that resulted in Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering from heart attack symptoms

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering from heart attack symptoms
A Coast Guard aircrew medevacs a man experiencing symptoms of a heart attack aboard a 75-foot fishing vessel, 18 miles northeast of Virginia Beach, Dec. 1, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt Joe Bannon.) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 57-year-old man reportedly suffering from symptoms of a heart attack approximately 18 miles northeast of Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach, Wednesday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard, partner agencies end search for missing 23 year-old male

Coast Guard, partner agencies end search for missing 23 year-old male
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat – Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd. Class Mark Jones PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies ended their search, Sunday, for a 23-year-old male who was last seen going under the surface of the water while swimming at Dam Neck Beach, Saturday evening. Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Fire Department recovered a body matching the description of the...

Coast Guard searching for missing 23 year-old male at Dam Neck Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing 23 year-old male at Dam Neck Beach
Coast Guard Station Little Creek, Virginia 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann.PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a 23-year-old male who was last seen going under the surface of the water while swimming at Dam Neck Beach, Saturday evening. The male was last seen wearing dark swim trunks. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard rescues man stranded in Chesapeake Bay during severe weather

Coast Guard rescues man stranded in Chesapeake Bay during severe weather
Coast Guard Station Little Creek 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued a 50-year-old man after his 14-foot recreational vessel was beset by severe weather approximately 1 mile north of the Lynnhaven entrance in the Chesapeake Bay, Monday. The man in distress contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia...

Coast Guard medevacs Navy sailor near Chesapeake Bay Inbox

Coast Guard medevacs Navy sailor near Chesapeake Bay Inbox
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd. Class Mark Jones VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a sailor from a U.S. Navy ship approximately 12 miles off the coast of the entrance of the Chesapeake Bay early Saturday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Virginia Command Center received a request from the Navy for a medevac of a crewmember who...