A look at the Coast Guard rescue of 2 near Oregon Inlet, NC

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two people after the 43-foot recreational boat they were aboard sank 45 miles east of Oregon Inlet, N.C., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a call at approximately 1 p.m. from a crewmember aboard the Reel Escape, from Glen Allen, Va., stating that they were taking on water and were in need of assistance. “We were transiting...

Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City crew rescues 2 near Oregon Inlet, NC

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two people after the 43-foot recreational boat they were aboard sank 45 miles east of Oregon Inlet, N.C., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a call at approximately 1 p.m. from a crewmember aboard the Reel Escape, from Glen Allen, Va., stating that they were taking on water and were in need of assistance. The boater’s...