Coast Guard assists mariner stranded in surf near Fisherman’s Island

Coast Guard assists mariner stranded in surf near Fisherman's Island
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted a stranded mariner in Smith Island Inlet near Fisherman’s Island Thursday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Virginia Command Center received a call from Sea Tow that a mariner on a disabled 22-foot sailing vessel appeared distressed and required assistance. A crew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard searching for man near Fisherman’s Island, Va.

CAPE CHARLES, Va. – Coast Guard, Virginia Marine Police, Hampton Fire and Virginia Beach Fire boat crews are searching for a man who is reported to be missing near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel in the vicinity of Fisherman’s Island Friday morning.

Coast Guard responds to grounded barge off Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard is responding to a barge that ran aground at 8:30 a.m., Monday on Fisherman’s Island in Chesapeake Bay.