Coast Guard and Good Samaritans rescue fishermen in Pamlico Sound

OCRACOKE, N.C. – Coast Guard crews and good Samaritans rescued three fishermen after their fishing vessel began taking on water and sank Monday in the Pamlico Sound northeast of the Brant Island Shoal.

Coast Guard members to be honored for heroic efforts

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – On July 4, 2009, Station Hatteras Inlet crewmembers, Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Buchanan and Petty Officer 2nd Class Steven Atkinson, entered the blast zone and helped evacuate injured people after a fireworks truck exploded at Ocracoke Island, N.C.

Coast Guard assists partner agencies with beached whale

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A Coast Guard boat crew responded to reports of a stranded whale off Hatteras Inlet, N.C., Saturday afternoon.

Coast Guard responds to fatal boating accident near Hatteras Inlet, N.C.

HATTERAS INLET, N.C. – A Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet boat crew recovered a man’s body after Good Samaritans rescued the other five people from a capsized boat just outside of Hatteras Inlet Saturday afternoon.

Coast Guard transports 2 patients in dense fog

HATTERAS INLET, N.C. – The Coast Guard transported two people from Ocracoke to Nags Head for medical treatment on Monday afternoon after the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry suspended operations due to low visibility caused by fog.

Coast Guard medevacs diver southeast of Ocracoke

OCRACOKE, N.C. – Coast Guard rescue helicopter and boat crews medevaced a 50-year-old man after a dive accident approximately 15 miles southeast of Ocracoke Tuesday.

Coast Guard to participate in Chicamacomico Heroes’ Day

HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to participate in the 4th annual Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station American Heroes’ Day from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Thursday. At 11 a.m., a helicopter rescue crew from Air Station Elizabeth City and a 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from Station Oregon Inlet will perform a search and rescue demonstration. A Station Hatteras Inlet crew will...

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, Marines search for overboard Army Corps crewman

DRUM INLET, N.C. – Coast Guard and Marine Corps search crews are assisting the Army Corps of Engineers in the search for an overboard crewmember of an Army Corps vessel about 15 miles off Drum Inlet, south of Ocracoke Inlet Sunday.