Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking shrimp boat

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking shrimp boat
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Two fishermen were rescued from their sinking shrimp boat by a Coast Guard aircrew Friday off the coast of Saint Simons Island near Brunswic, Georgia. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received the initial report at approximately 9:30 a.m., on VHF channel 16 from one of the distressed fishermen, stating that their 55-foot shrimp boat was taking on water and was in...

Shrimp Boat and Catamaran Collide near Hatteras, N.C.

HATTERAS, N.C. – The shrimping boat Tina Rae and the catamaran Locura collided about 3 a.m. Tuesday morning approximately 12 nautical miles east of Cape Hatteras causing the Tina Rae to sink.

Coast Guard rescues boaters from sinking shrimp vessel

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from the Cancer Free, a 53-foot shrimp boat, that was taking on water in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday approximately 5 miles south of Bay St. Louis, Miss.