Coast Guard rescues 5 people offshore Oregon Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 5 people offshore Oregon Inlet
A Coast Guard boatcrew makes its approach on a sinking vessel that left five people in the water in Oregon Inlet, N.C., April 27, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from a capsized vessel offshore Oregon Inlet, Tuesday. All five survivors were rescued and are being treated for hypothermia. At approximately 5:25 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner off the coast of Oregon Inlet, N.C.

Coast Guard medevacs mariner off the coast of Oregon Inlet, N.C.
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old male mariner from a 57-foot fishing vessel approximately 17 miles off the coast of Oregon Inlet, N.C., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center were notified via VHF Channel 16 by the operator of the fishing vessel...

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner off Oregon Inlet, N.C.

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner off Oregon Inlet, N.C.
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet, N.C. conducts a medevac of a mariner, 17 miles south of Oregon Inlet, March 25, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 37-year-old male mariner who sustained a leg injury approximately 17 miles south of Oregon Inlet, N.C., Thursday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina...

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners from vessel taking on water near Oregon Inlet, N.C.

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners from vessel taking on water near Oregon Inlet, N.C.
Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners after their vessel began to take on water in the vicinity of Oregon Inlet, N.C., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report via VHF Channel 16 from the operator of the pleasure craft Hawg Hunter, that his vessel began to take on water...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search Monday for a man who left Manns Harbor on a kayak fishing trip Saturday evening. Missing is Alexander Rush, 26. He was last heard from at approximately 10 p.m. Saturday night. An overturned kayak of the same make, model and color was found in the vicinity of Roanoke Island Monday morning and...

Coast Guard searching for missing 26-year-old kayaker

Coast Guard searching for missing 26-year-old kayaker
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. WILMINGTON N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who left Manns Harbor on a kayak fishing trip Saturday evening. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center received a notification from Dare County emergency dispatcher at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Sunday after the man’s wife made a 911 report. The last contact...

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child near Oregon Inlet, North Carolina

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child near Oregon Inlet, North Carolina
A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet tows a disabled 29-foot vessel to safe haven after their engines fell off near Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, May 2, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Taryn Michalicka and Fireman Cory Thompson) OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three adults and one child after their 29-foot vessel became...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing mariners in Pamlico Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing mariners in Pamlico Sound
PAMLICO COUNTY, N.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday afternoon for two mariners who were reported missing after the commercial fishing vessel Papa’s Girl capsized in the vicinity of the Pamlico Sound. Watchstanders at the Fifth Coast Guard District command center were notified Tuesday night by a distress signal that was sent from the vessel’s emergency position indicating radio...

Coast Guard responds to diesel discharge from semi-submerged tugboat

Coast Guard responds to diesel discharge from semi-submerged tugboat
Diesel spill resulting from the semi-submerged tugboat Miss Bonnie, Nov. 18, 2019, in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, which allided with the Old Bonner Bridge on Nov. 17, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet) OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard is responding to a discharge of diesel from a semi-submerged tugboat in the vicinity of the Old Bonner Bridge in Oregon...