Coast Guard rescues two, searches for two others in Pamlico Sound

Coast Guard rescues two, searches for two others in Pamlico Sound
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PAMLICO COUNTY, N.C. — The Coast Guard pulled two mariners from the water after their vessel sank on Tuesday night, and is currently searching for the other two crewmembers in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District command center received a distress signal from an emergency position indicating radio beacon...

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Hobucken, NC

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Hobucken, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday after their boat became disabled in Pamlico Sound near Hobucken. Coast Guard Station Hobucken watchstanders received a cellphone call from the distressed boaters at about 1 a.m. stating their 20-foot aluminum skiff was disabled in the vicinity of Brant Island Shoal, approximately six miles southeast of Pamlico Point. The caller expressed...