Coast Guard rescues boaters stranded in Tropical Storm Alex

Coast Guard rescues boaters stranded in Tropical Storm Alex
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued three boaters approximately 395 miles southeast of Virginia Beach Monday night. Coast Guard Fifth District Command Center watchstanders received an Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon alert from the sailing vessel Faule Haut. The location of the signal...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the Chesapeake Bay
The Coast Guard cancelled the search for a person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay, Sunday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a possible person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay, Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Virginia command center initially received a report of a 20-foot Boston Whaler beached in the vicinity of Factory Point,...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay
The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a possible person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay, Saturday.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a possible person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay, Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Virginia command center initially received a report of a 20-foot Boston Whaler...

Coast Guard participates in joint exercise off Delaware, Maryland coast

Coast Guard participates in joint exercise off Delaware, Maryland coast
The aircrew aboard a MH-60 Jayhawk from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City prepare to hoist two Navy pilots from Navy Strike Fighter Atlantic from the Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat, crewed by members from Station Indian River Inlet during the joint service Search and Rescue Exercise, May 17, 2022, near Ocean City, Maryland. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Third Class Emily Velez) BALTIMORE...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariners off Midway Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariners off Midway Island
The Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 was located adrift on Jan. 1 with a missing life raft and no signs of the 10 crewmembers. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search Wednesday for the 10 crewmembers of the Taiwan fishing vessel, Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18, who went missing approximately 550-miles northeast of Midway Island. “As a lifesaving...

Coast Guard continues search for missing mariners off Midway Island

Coast Guard continues search for missing mariners off Midway Island
The Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 was located adrift on Jan. 1 with a missing life raft and no signs of the 10 crewmembers. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, and good Samaritans in coordination with Rescue Coordination Center Taipei continue the search for the 10 crewmembers of the Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 550-miles northeast of Midway Island, Tuesday. Good...

Search continues for missing mariners off Midway Island

Search continues for missing mariners off Midway Island
The Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 was located adrift on Jan. 1 with a missing life raft and no signs of the 10 crewmembers. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, and good Samaritans in coordination with Rescue Coordination Center Taipei continue the search for the 10 crewmembers of the Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 550-miles northeast of Midway Island, Friday. Two...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard concluded the search Thursday evening for a man who went missing after his fishing vessel capsized, Wednesday. The man has been identified as Don Melcoock, 50, who is from the greater Charleston area. “I am thankful of the aggressive search efforts...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of three from vessel 140 miles off Bermuda

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of three from vessel 140 miles off Bermuda
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va— The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three boaters from their sailing vessel approximately 140 miles North East of Bermuda, Saturday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District Command Center received notification from the Bermuda Rescue Coordination Center that a personal locator beacon...