Coast Guard transfers patient to EMS

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. – Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet received a report from the fishing vessel Joan B with an injured crewmember with staph infection. The fishing vessel was not able to make way through the inlet due to draft restrictions. The fishing vessel requested a medical evacuation from Station Hatteras Inlet for an injured crew member.

Coast Guard assists distressed vessel in heavy seas

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard assisted a disabled 78-foot fishing vessel with three people aboard 40 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, N.C., Tuesday in heavy wind and seas.

Free halloween at Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet, N.C.

HATTERAS, N.C. – The public is invited to celebrate halloween with the Coast Guard at Station Hatteras Inlet, Friday between 6 and 9 p.m. Events include a haunted house, games, prizes, and a costume contest by age group. Food and drinks will be available along with a pig roast. Admission is free, but canned food donations for Hatteras Island Food Pantry are requested. var _bos = _bos||[];...

Coast Guard crews rescue 4 off Cape Hatteras, N.C.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard rescued four people Monday aboard a disabled 50-foot catamaran, 40 miles off the coast of Cape Hatteras, N.C.

Coast Guard rescues 2 in Pamlico Sound, N.C.

PORSTMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard rescued two people Thursday aboard a 28-foot boat that ran aground in Pamlico Sound, N.C. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a call at 2:20 a.m. from a crewman aboard the Bamboo reporting they ran aground on a sand bar in the Pamlico Sound and needed assistance. A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., located...

Coast Guard saves two from sinking boat near Hatteras Inlet

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet, N.C., rescued two boaters from an 18-foot pleasure craft that was taking on water from heavy weather two miles east of Hatteras Inlet today. Watchstanders at the station got a cell phone call from one of the people aboard the boat stating that they were taking on water. The water was calm when the boaters first went out, but...

Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel in distress off North Carolina

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard responded to a fishing vessel in distress off the coast of North Carolina today and is towing the the vessel back into port. The master of the 63-foot fishing vessel Southern Lady notified the Coast Guard at approximately 3:07 a.m. this morning, and reported that the vessel was taking on water East of Wysocking Bay in the Pamlico Sound. There were four people...

Coast Guard medevacs unconscious diver

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (D5 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard medevaced an unconscious diver 30 miles south of Cape Hatteras, N.C., at 12:20 p.m. today. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet received notification at 10:58 a.m., from the Flying Fish, a 58-foot recreational dive vessel, that a diver was unconscious after a 10-minute 130-foot dive. A helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth...

Missing boaters located after stormy night adrift

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. – Rescue crews from Coast Guard Stations Ocracoke and Hatteras Inlet, N.C., and Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City searched the waters of Pamlico Sound, N.C., for two missing boaters, Sunday, June 22. At approximately 2:00 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a call from the Dare County 911 center reporting a red skiff with a red top,...