Coast Guard conducts medevac 26 miles off Carolina Beach, NC

Coast Guard conducts medevac 26 miles off Carolina Beach, NC
Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki WILMINGTON, N.C.—The Coast Guard medevaced a man from an 18-foot pleasure craft approximately 26 miles off of Carolina Beach, North Carolina, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received notice via VHF channel 16 that a 50-year-old...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 46 miles east of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

Coast Guard conducts medevac 46 miles east of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a man from a commercial dive boat approximately 46 miles east of Wrightsville Beach, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center watchstanders received an alert via channel 16 that an individual was...

Coast Guard medevacs man off Masonboro Inlet, North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs man off Masonboro Inlet, North Carolina
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. MASONBORO, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 62-year-old man who passed out aboard a 33-foot Onslow Bay pleasure craft approximately 30 miles east of Masonboro Inlet, North Carolina, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received notification from personnel aboard a 33-foot...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 50-year-old boater

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 50-year-old boater
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Lt. Cmdr. C. T. O’Neil PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 50-year-old man who was reported missing while transiting from New York to Florida aboard his 35-foot recreational vessel, Monday. Michael Bye was reported missing while aboard his boat, the H.M.S. Me II. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District...

Coast Guard medevacs Uruguayan naval cadet 46 miles off North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs Uruguayan naval cadet 46 miles off North Carolina
Coast Guard crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach transfer a patient to a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City 46 miles off the coast of North Carolina during a search and rescue case August 7, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Ward) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a Uruguayan naval cadet from a training...

Coast Guardsmen rescue drowning man off Wrightsville Beach, NC

Coast Guardsmen rescue drowning man off Wrightsville Beach, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Two Coast Guard members helped rescue a man from drowning 20 yards off Wrightsville Beach Monday evening. Petty Officer 3rd Class Forrest Jones and Fireman Kyle Boeckmann, boat crew members at Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach, were standing on the station pier at 8:25 p.m. when they heard nearby shouts for help. The Coast Guardsmen grabbed a life ring and heaving line bag...

Coast Guard, NC Wildlife Resource Commission and good Samaritan rescue sea turtle

Coast Guard, NC Wildlife Resource Commission and good Samaritan rescue sea turtle
Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach crewmembers hold a sea turtle they helped to rescue near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, May 14, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd class Brandyn Napolitano) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard, the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission and a good Samaritan rescued an injured sea turtle on Monday, less than a mile off Wrightsville Beach. The...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from capsized boat near Cape Fear, NC

Coast Guard rescues 5 from capsized boat near Cape Fear, NC
Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from the water approximately 15 miles east of Cape Fear Tuesday. One of the individuals from the 48-foot boat contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders at 5:15 p.m. and reported that their boat was taking...

Coast Guard helps 2 men to safety after their boat hit an object off North Carolina coast

Coast Guard helps 2 men to safety after their boat hit an object off North Carolina coast
Petty Officer 2nd Class Zachary Timm, a machinery technician from Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach, operates a dewatering pump to evacuate the water off of a sinking boat approximately 13 miles off the coast of Carolina Beach, North Carolina, on Feb. 21, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Nolan Jackson) WILMINGTON, N.C. — A Coast Guard boat crew came to the assistance of two men whose...