Coast Guard, good Samaritan vessel rescue 5 from sinking fishing vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritan vessel rescue 5 from sinking fishing vessel
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin HOUSTON, Texas — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel rescued 5 people Tuesday after their fishing vessel began taking on water and sinking approximately 180 miles south of Sabine Pass, Texas. Coast Guard 8th District command center watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert at 10:12 p.m. registered...

Coast Guard medevacs man 10 miles west of Hernando Beach

Coast Guard medevacs man 10 miles west of Hernando Beach
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man with severe abdominal pain from a fishing vessel 10 miles west of Hernando Beach, Florida Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew responded to the call and safely transported the 49-year-old man to Tampa General Hospital in stable condition. Coast...

Body of missing fisherman recovered at entrance of Bay River, NC

USCG file photoPORTSMOUTH, Va. — At approximately 4 p.m. Friday, the crew aboard the fishing vessel Morning Star located the body of the man missing since the fishing vessel Harvest Time capsized in the vicinity of Neuse River in Pamlico Sound, N.C., at approximately 6 p.m. Tuesday. Deceased is William Foster Jr., 22. The 27-foot Harvest Time, with two crewmembers aboard, was reported overdue to...

Coast Guard and Good Samaritans rescue fishermen in Pamlico Sound

OCRACOKE, N.C. – Coast Guard crews and good Samaritans rescued three fishermen after their fishing vessel began taking on water and sank Monday in the Pamlico Sound northeast of the Brant Island Shoal.