Coast Guard searching for missing ship crewmember off Cape Hatteras

Coast Guard searching for missing ship crewmember off Cape Hatteras
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City C=130 Hercules aircraft file photo. CAPE HATTERAS, N.J. – The Coast Guard is searching for a crewmember of a tanker ship approximately 400 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District command center received a report from watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s First District Command Center that a man...

Coast Guard, Navy medevac woman near Cape Lookout

Coast Guard, Navy medevac woman near Cape Lookout
Crewmembers from the USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) transfer a 20-year-old woman to a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Fort Macon after falling aboard a recreational vessel approximately 20 miles south of Cape Lookout, N.C., June 18, 2020.  (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy) CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. — The Coast Guard and the Navy conducted a joint medical evacuation of a 20-year-old...

Coast Guard rescues man near Camden, North Carolina

Coast Guard rescues man near Camden, North Carolina
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a 68-year-old man after his 15-foot vessel became disabled with limited means of communication aboard, early Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City was contacted by the local police department about the disabled mariner at 11:27 p.m., who said that...

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child near Oregon Inlet, North Carolina

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child near Oregon Inlet, North Carolina
A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet tows a disabled 29-foot vessel to safe haven after their engines fell off near Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, May 2, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Taryn Michalicka and Fireman Cory Thompson) OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three adults and one child after their 29-foot vessel became...

Coast Guard assists disabled, adrift charter vessel offshore Cape Lookout

A Coast Guard crewmember aboard Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin assists in towing a disabled and adrift 52-foot charter vessel 18 nautical miles offshore Cape Lookout, North Carolina, April 19, 2020.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin) CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted eight people aboard a disabled and adrift 52-foot charter vessel 18 nautical miles...

Coast Guard aircrew hoists 2 adults, 1 child from grounded sailboat

Coast Guard aircrew hoists 2 adults, 1 child from grounded sailboat
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard hoisted two adults and one child from a grounded sailboat on Brant Island Shoals, North Carolina, Sunday night. One of the parties on the 24-foot sailboat Jubilation contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina’s command center via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at 8:52 p.m., and reported that they had run...

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing people from plane crash near Emerald Isle

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing people from plane crash near Emerald Isle
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for two missing persons involved in a Cessna airplane crash 13 miles southeast of Bogue Inlet, North Carolina. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were initially notified of the incident by Air Traffic Control Cherry Point that an aircraft reportedly dropped from their radar. Watchstanders at Sector North Carolina dispatched MH-60...

Coast Guard searching for plane crash survivors near Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard searching for plane crash survivors near Emerald Isle, NC
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard crews are searching for survivors after a Cessna airplane crashed southeast of Bogue Inlet, near Emerald Isle, North Carolina, late Monday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a call from Air Traffic Control Cherry Point at approximately 11 p.m., that an aircraft...

Cutter Diligence returns after last patrol homeported in Wilmington

Cutter Diligence returns after last patrol homeported in Wilmington
Coast Guard Cutter Diligence file photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence and crew returned to Wilmington on Friday, following a 39-day patrol in the North Atlantic, that included Living Marine Resources enforcement and a three-week training and evaluation period. The Diligence will be changing homeports to Pensacola, Florida, during the summer. This patrol began in Mayport, Florida,...