Coast Guard searching for boogie boarder off Frisco Beach, NC

Coast Guard searching for boogie boarder off Frisco Beach, NC
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); USCG File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard crews and Hatteras Island Rescue personnel are searching for a missing man off Frisco Beach near Hatteras, this afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina were notified at roughly 1:40 p.m., an 18-year-old was reportedly seen falling...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sailboat in Pamlico Sound

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sailboat in Pamlico Sound
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and agood Samaritan rescued two people Saturday aboard a 22-foot sailboat taking on water in the Pamlico Sound near Ocracoke, N.C. The crew of the 22-foot sailboat Sea-Ya contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders at 1:10 p.m. requesting assistance due to their boat taking on water. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard rescues boaters from grounded sailboat in NC

Coast Guard rescues boaters from grounded sailboat in NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday after the sailboat they were on, the Autumn Swell, ran aground six miles north of Ocracoke Inlet, N.C. The boaters contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders at approximately 5 p.m. and reported their vessel ran aground.  During the communication, radio contact was lost, and the Autumn Swell’s crew immediately broadcast...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Ocracoke, NC

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Ocracoke, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 37-year-old man from a 90-foot fishing vessel in Pamlico Sound west of Ocracoke, N.C., Monday. Hyde County 911 dispatch notified the Coast Guard at approximately 10:15 a.m. that a crewmember was experiencing what appeared to be a seizure and sustained a head injury. Watchstanders dispatched a crew aboard a 25-foot Response Boat – Small from Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat in Pamlico Sound, NC

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 65-year-old man from a fishing vessel approximately 9 miles north of Ocracoke Island, N.C., Wednesday. A crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Micah Belle called Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders at approximately 8 p.m., stating that a crewmember was in need of a medevac. Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Ocracoke launched aboard...

Coast Guard responds to ferry collision

OCRACOKE, N.C. — The Coast Guard responded to a boat collision in the ferry channel in Ocracoke, Saturday night.

Shrimp boat catches fire in the Pamlico Sound

PAMLICO SOUND, N.C. – Good Samaritans rescued three crewmembers from a burning shrimping vessel near the Bluff Shoal Friday.