Coast Guard rescues 2 near Cape Fear, N.C.

Frying Pan Shoals, N.C. – The Coast Guard rescued two people Sunday aboard a disabled sailboat 37 miles southeast of Cape Fear, N.C.

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.

Coast Guard crew Rescues 2 off Battery Island, N.C.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard rescued two people Monday who were reported overdue off the North Carolina coast.

Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsized catamaran

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard rescued four people from a capsized catamaran near Oak Island, N.C., Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina were contacted by a Good Samaritan at approximately at 4:50 p.m. reporting that a small catamaran with four people onboard, two adults and two children, had capsized near the Ocean Crest Pier in Oak Island. A Coast Guard 25-foot rescue...

Coast Guard crew medevacs 1 near Cape Fear River, N.C.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 22-year-old crewmember today from a merchant ship near the mouth of the Cape Fear River, N.C. The Coast Guard was notified at 4:26 p.m. Monday by the crew of the Sichem Eva, a 496-foot Singapore-flagged merchant tank ship, reporting a crewmember had a dislocated jaw and needed medical attention. A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station...

26 Rescued by Good Samaritans from Burning Boat

CALABASH, N.C. (Dy Public Affairs) – Twenty-six people were rescued by two good Samaritans 17 miles east of Little River, S.C., at around 9:28 a.m. Wednesday. The Miss Calabash II, a 41-foot vessel for hire, departed Calabash Wednesday morning for a 12-hour trip. The vessel caught fire while underway and personnel sent a distress call for help before abandoning ship. Coast Guard helicopters from...

Coast Guard Rescues Seven From Boat Taking On Water

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Rescue crews from Coast Guard Station Oak Island, N.C., assisted seven people aboard a 28-foot pleasure craft that was taking on water 10 miles south of the mouth of the Cape Fear River this afternoon. Station Oak Island received a call at 2:16 p.m. from the crew of the Cain Sable stating that they were taking on water and needed assistance. The station dispatched a 25-foot...

Coast Guard Sector North Carolina responding to sinking charter vessel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard Sector North Carolina is responding to a sinking 47- foot diving vessel, with 16 people onboard, near the of mouth of the Cape Fear River this afternoon. Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina were notified at 1:55 p.m., by the crew of the AQUATIC SAFARIS I, a 48-foot diving vessel home ported in Wilmington, N.C., reporting that they were taking on water...