Coast Guard rescues 3 near Smith Point in Reedville, Va.

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Smith Point in Reedville, Va.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters approximately six miles northeast of Smith Point in Reedville, Va., Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Baltimore Command Center received a mayday broadcast on VHF-FM channel 16 at approximately 1:30 p.m. Sector Baltimore watchstanders diverted the same crew aboard the 45-foot Response Boat – Medium from Coast Guard Station St. Inigoes...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to report of overturned boat with 6 aboard near Point Lookout State Park, Md.

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to report of overturned boat with 6 aboard near Point Lookout State Park, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local agencies responded to a report of an overturned 25-foot boat with six people aboard approximately two miles south of Point Lookout State Park in Scotland, Md., Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Baltimore Command Center overheard a broadcast on VHF-FM channel 16 at approximately 8:30 a.m. by a local charter captain asking for any assistance looking...

Coast Guard rescues 2 off sinking boat near Point Lookout State Park, Md.

Coast Guard rescues 2 off sinking boat near Point Lookout State Park, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Sunday after the boat they were on began taking on water while off the coast of Point Lookout State Park. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Station St. Inigoes received notification from members of TowBoat U.S. stating a 55-foot boat named Tara was taking on water and the operator was having difficulty steering the boat. A crew from Station St. Inigoes...

Coast Guard rescues boaters near Little Cove Point, Md.

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued two boys after their 14-foot sailboat capsized approximately three miles off the coast of Little Cove Point, Tuesday. At approximately 4 p.m., a 25-foot Response Boat – Small crew from Coast Guard Station St. Inigoes immediately responded after they saw the capsized sailboat and retrieved the 14 and 17-year-old boys from the water. They were transferred to...

Coast Guard ends search for plane crash victim near Tangier Island, Va.

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard ended its search Monday for a missing female passenger from a plane that crashed off the coast of Tangier Island Sunday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., located the woman, and a Maryland Natural Resources Police boatcrew recovered her unresponsive. The woman was transferred to members of the Virginia Marine Resources...

Coast Guard and local authorities searching for 1 near Tangier Island, Va.

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local authorities are searching for one person after an emergency broadcast was sent from the plane they were aboard eight miles off the coast of Tangier Island Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a call at 3:30 p.m. from an air traffic controller at Naval Air Station Patuxent River reporting a single-engine aircraft was declaring an emergency...

Coast Guard searches for overdue boater in Patuxent River

BALTIMORE — Coast Guard crews and local authorities searched for an overdue female boater on a personal watercraft in the Patuxent River last night, ending the search after she was located safely at a friend’s house. Missing was Mary Tessier. Maryland Natural Resources Police notified Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders at 3 a.m., that Tessier had not arrived as expected by 8 p.m. Friday. Tessier...

Coast Guard seeks assistance in identifying Newburg hoax caller

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help to identify individuals responsible for possible false distress calls in the Newburg, Md., area. Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders received a mayday call reporting a 25-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard taking on water in the lower Potomac River near Morgantown Point July 18. The caller stated there was only one life...

Coast Guard, partnering agencies search for man missing in Patuxent River

CG file photo BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard, along with partnering agencies, are searching for a 49-year-old man missing in the Lower Patuxent River near Broomes Island, Md., Saturday. Calvert County emergency services contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders at 6:45 p.m. reporting that three people were aboard a 12-foot vessel taking on water near Broomes Island. A 25-foot Response...