Coast Guard, partners, good Samaritan assists boaters, dog after fire off Camp Lejeune, NC

Coast Guard, partners, good Samaritan assists boaters, dog after fire off Camp Lejeune, NC
USCG File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard, local partners and good Samaritans assisted two boaters and their dog Sunday off Camp Lejeune after their 52-foot boat caught fire. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report from the boaters stating black smoke was coming out of their engine room. Sector North Carolina issued an urgent marine information broadcast and...

Coast Guard helps medevac man near Beaufort, NC

Coast Guard helps medevac man near Beaufort, NC
USCG File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and a Seatow vessel crew medevaced an injured man south of Beaufort, Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a report at about 1:50 p.m. that a man had cut his foot on an oyster bed on Carrot Island. A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water (SPC-SW) crew launched from Coast Guard Station...

Missing woman found alive near St. Martins Keys, Fla.

Missing woman found alive near St. Martins Keys, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A 49-year-old woman reported missing Thursday afternoon was found on Green Key Island by a SeaTow crew near Homosassa, Florida, Friday. Dora Steed was found on a small uninhabited island more than a mile and a half from her last known position by the commercial salvage crew, which was assisting the Coast Guard in the search for the women who had been reportedly snorkeling...

Coast Guard contracts removal of fuel from sunken boat

Coast Guard contracts removal of fuel from sunken boat
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard contracted the removal of any fuel or hazardous substances that may be aboard the 65-foot motor vessel Wanderer Monday, after the vessel sank in the Intracoastal Waterway at Osprey Marina in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Saturday morning. Personnel at Coast Guard Sector Charleston were notified of the sunken vessel and directed pollution responders to investigate further. The...

5 people, dog rescued by Coast Guard near Sunshine Skyway Bridge

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Five people and one dog were rescued by Coast Guard crewmembers after their 24-foot boat became disabled three miles west of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge Tuesday. Seatow contacted Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders at 8:50 p.m., stating the people aboard the vessel were disabled due to a fuel pump issue and were in need of assistance. A 45-foot Response Boat —...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from grounded boat near Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from grounded boat near Morehead City, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced two people Saturday from a grounded 34-foot boat near Spooner’s Creek just off the Intercoastal Waterway in Morehead City, N.C. A crewmember contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders at approximately 9:30 a.m. reporting their 34-foot boat ran aground with four people, which resulted in one man sustaining a head injury and another...

Coast Guard crew, Seatow rescues 4 near Atlantic City, N.J.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and Seatow rescued four people aboard a 26-foot boat 13 miles off the coast of Altantic City, N.J., Wednesday.

4 rescued near Cape May, N.J.

CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and Seatow rescued four people today aboard a 28-foot boat two miles southeast of Cape May Inlet near Cape May. The Coast Guard received a mayday call about 10 a.m. from a crewmember aboard the 28-foot boat requesting assistance because they were taking on water. A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Cape May arrived on scene and determined the water leak...