Coast Guard boat crew medevacs man near Ocean City Inlet, Md.

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs man near Ocean City Inlet, Md.
Station Ocean City, Maryland crewmembers carry a man to meet an awaiting ambulance after he was medevaced near Ocean City Inlet, Aug. 14, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeffrey Beauvais) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard medevaced a man who was reportedly suffering from a heart attack on a charter boat near Ocean City Inlet, Maryland Wednesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues woman near Assawoman Bay, Maryland

Coast Guard rescues woman near Assawoman Bay, Maryland
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. OCEAN CITY, Md. — The Coast Guard rescued a 20-year-old female from the water after she was reported missing from a vessel early Wednesday morning near Assawoman Bay, Maryland. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received the initial report from Ocean City 911 dispatch, who relayed that the reporting source noticed...

Coast Guard rescues family of 6 from flooding vessel near Baltimore

Coast Guard rescues family of 6 from flooding vessel near Baltimore
Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo. BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted a family of six after their 22-foot vessel began taking on water Tuesday night near Fort Armistead, Maryland. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received the initial report from the previous owner of the vessel at 8:00 p.m., who had been contacted by the new...

Coast Guard seeks public’s help to identify hoax caller near Ocean City, Md.

Coast Guard seeks public’s help to identify hoax caller near Ocean City, Md.
BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard would like the public’s help to identify a suspected hoax caller, who has been transmitting distress calls since late March around Ocean City. “Hoax calls put other boaters and first responders at risk,” said Cmdr. Mathew Fine, the deputy commander of Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region. “We take every call seriously, which means that hoax calls...

Coast Guard seeking assistance in identifying Annapolis, Md. hoax caller

Coast Guard seeking assistance in identifying Annapolis, Md. hoax caller
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard requests the public’s assistance in locating a hoax caller who made 28 false distress alerts since July of 2014. All calls were determined to have originated from the Annapolis, Maryland, area between Loretta Heights and Admiral Drive along 450/West Street and involved the same male voice transmitting over VHF-FM marine radio channel 16. The two most recent calls were...