Coast Guard and local agencies searching for missing sailboat operator

USCG 45 foot RBM file photo VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a missing person after a good Samaritan reported finding the sailing vessel Wampeter adrift in the vicinity of Little Creek Inlet with no one aboard, Thursday morning. At approximately, 8:20 a.m. Thursday morning, Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center watchstanders received a report from a...

Coast Guard medevacs crewman from fishing vessel 130 miles off Nantucket, Mass.

USCG file photoNantucket, Mass. – The Coast Guard medevaced a crewman from the fishing vessel Rachel Leah 130 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass. on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report from the Rachel Leah that the crewmen had sustained an injury after being struck by a lobster pot at around 2:18 p.m. A HH-60 rescue helicopter transported the...