Coast Guard suspends search for boater who went missing near Kent Island, Maryland

Coast Guard suspends search for boater who went missing near Kent Island, Maryland
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) BALTIMORE – The U.S. Coast Guard in Baltimore suspended the search Friday for a missing boater who went missing near Kent Island. Kevin Yates Sr., 41, is believed to have fallen from a 40-foot powerboat Wednesday, somewhere between Kent Island and Herrington Harbor South. The Coast Guard...

Multiagency search for missing boater off Tangier Island

Multiagency search for missing boater off Tangier Island
USCG File Photo BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and partner agency personnel are searching for a missing boater approximately 5 miles southwest of Tangier Island, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capitol Region were notified of a 40-foot vessel with two people aboard taking on water off Tangier Island at approximately 2:30 p.m. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew from...

Coast Guard rescues man in Chesapeake Bay near Westland, Va.

Coast Guard rescues man in Chesapeake Bay near Westland, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued a man Wednesday after he fell overboard into the Chesapeake Bay near Westland. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Milford Haven in Hudgins received a call from Lancaster County Dispatch at approximately 1:29 p.m. stating a woman witnessed her husband fall overboard their 33-foot recreational vessel. She reported she was able to throw him a life jacket before...

Coast Guard takes delivery of ninth C-130J Super Hercules

Coast Guard takes delivery of ninth C-130J Super Hercules
Elizabeth City – The Coast Guard took delivery of its ninth C-130J Super Hercules long range surveillance aircraft at Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, on Wednesday. The aircraft – CGNR 2009 – will operate in its base configuration until it undergoes a missionization process that includes installation of specialized systems and sensors for Coast Guard missions beginning...

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue 4, recover 2 from overturned boat aboard near Point Lookout State Park, Md.

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue 4, recover 2 from overturned boat aboard near Point Lookout State Park, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local agencies rescued four people and recovered the bodies of two from an overturned 25-foot boat approximately two miles south of Point Lookout State Park in Scotland, Md., Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Baltimore Command Center overheard a broadcast on VHF-FM channel 16 at approximately 8:30 a.m. by a local charter captain asking for any...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to report of overturned boat with 6 aboard near Point Lookout State Park, Md.

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to report of overturned boat with 6 aboard near Point Lookout State Park, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local agencies responded to a report of an overturned 25-foot boat with six people aboard approximately two miles south of Point Lookout State Park in Scotland, Md., Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Baltimore Command Center overheard a broadcast on VHF-FM channel 16 at approximately 8:30 a.m. by a local charter captain asking for any assistance looking...

Coast Guard and local authorities searching for 1 near Tangier Island, Va.

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local authorities are searching for one person after an emergency broadcast was sent from the plane they were aboard eight miles off the coast of Tangier Island Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a call at 3:30 p.m. from an air traffic controller at Naval Air Station Patuxent River reporting a single-engine aircraft was declaring an emergency...

Coast Guard units welcome new Officers in Charge

BALTIMORE – Coast Guard Station St. Inigoes and Aids to Navigation Team Potomac held a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station Patuxent River Friday.