Coast Guard assists man suffering from symptoms of paralysis near Deltaville, Va

Coast Guard assists man suffering from symptoms of paralysis near Deltaville, Va
Coast Guard crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Milford Haven, Virginia, assist a man who was reportedly suffering from symptoms of paralysis near Deltaville, Virginia, July 17, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Breanna Wagner) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted a 61-year-old man who was reportedly suffering from sudden paralysis near Deltaville, Virginia, Wednesday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard, Virginia Marine Resources Commission crews medevac ailing man near Jamesville, Va.

Coast Guard, Virginia Marine Resources Commission crews medevac ailing man near Jamesville, Va.
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard crews partnered with a Virginia Marine Resources Commission boat crew to medevac an ailing 44-year-old man aboard a sailboat in the Chesapeake Bay Saturday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads command center in Portsmouth received a phone call around 8 a.m. from a man aboard the 30-foot sailing...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters near Mosquito Point, Va

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters near Mosquito Point, Va
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City File Photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday evening for two men who went missing near Mosquito Point on the Rappahannock River in Virginia, Sunday. 59-year-old Mark Ringenberg and 59-year-old Stephen Perkins departed from Weems, Virginia aboard a 15-foot Boston Whaler, Sunday morning. Later that evening, their boat was found washed...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing boaters near Mosquito Point

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing boaters near Mosquito Point
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching for two men after their boat was found washed ashore, with recent signs of occupancy near Mosquito Point on the Rappahannock River in Virginia, Sunday. 59-year-old Mark Ringenberg and 59-year-old Stephen Perkins were identified as the two men who were on the...

Coast Guard assists man aboard sinking boat 7 miles east of Deltaville, VA

Coast Guard assists man aboard sinking boat 7 miles east of Deltaville, VA
A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Milford Haven approaches a 24-foot pleasure craft Dec. 19, 2018, seven miles east of Deltaville, Virginia.   U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Heilman. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted a mariner aboard a 24-foot recreational boat more than seven miles east of Deltaville, Wednesday morning. The mariner notified...

Coast Guard medevacs man in Chesapeake Bay, VA

Coast Guard medevacs man in Chesapeake Bay, VA
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a recreational boat in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads command center received notification at 2:20 p.m. from the man’s wife that her 53-year-old husband became ill and fatigued and needed to be medevaced. An MH-60...

Coast Guard suspends search for man in York River, Va.

Coast Guard suspends search for man in York River, Va.
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a man in the York River Wednesday. The Coast Guard suspended after searching with other agencies a combined total of approximately 553 square miles through Tuesday night. The Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Two (HSC-22), Virginia Marine Resources Commission, James City County Police,...

Coast Guard rescues 1 from water near Gwynn Island, Va.

Coast Guard rescues 1 from water near Gwynn Island, Va.
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued a man from the water approximately a half-mile north of Gwynn Island, Virginia, Sunday afternoon. A resident of the island contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders in Portsmouth at 2:45 p.m. and reported an overturned catamaran with one visible person in the water. A 29-foot Response...

Coast Guard concludes search for man located alive near Machipongo, Va.

Coast Guard concludes search for man located alive near Machipongo, Va.
Coast Guard Cutter Mako file photo photo by AUX David Lau PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard concluded its search for a Norfolk man after he was located alive near Machipongo Sunday. Wesley Schoonmaker was discovered by a good Samaritan after Schoonmaker came ashore with his raft at a Machipongo beach near the person’s home and walked into their backyard. The good Samaritan called Eastern Shore...