Shrimp boat catches fire in Pamlico Sound

PAMLICO SOUND, N.C. – Good Samaritans rescued three crewmembers from a burning shrimping vessel near the Bluff Shoal Friday.

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 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 rescues 2 from capsized fishing boat in Pamlico Sound

PAMLICO SOUND, N.C. – The Coast Guard rescued two men Monday near Great Island in Pamlico Sound after the 34-foot fishing vessel they were aboard capsized.

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,...