Category Archives: Outdoor Life

Coast Guard saves fishing vessel Capt. Jimmy from visit to Davy Jones Locker off of Ocracoke Island

Watchstanders in the Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received notification that the 72-foot fishing vessel Capt. Jimmy was taking on water in Pamlico Sound near Bluff Shoal Light at about 3:30 a.m.

Attention family and employers of cokeheads; prices are going up due to Coast Guard seizing 1800 kilos in the Caribbean

While on routine patrol, Tahoma crewmembers detected and intercepted a 226-foot tanker suspected of smuggling contraband. The Tahoma crew launched a Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a small boat to the tanker. Coast Guard law enforcement officers seized 60 bales of contraband, which later tested positive for cocaine.

Coast Guard plucked five from water at Oregon Inlet 

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington, North Carolina, were alerted at about 5 p.m. that Synergy had capsized and five people were in the water

COAST GUARD SAVES CREW OF SINKING FISHING TRAWLER LANGLEY DOUGLAS EAST OF CAPE CHARLES

The helicopter crew rescued the 5 crew members of the Langley Douglas after severe weather caused their ship to take on too much water and sink

Coast Guard on the go with rescues and searches along East Coast over hot July weekend

“This is a perfect example of how vital it is to not only make sure you have life jackets on board but also that they are readily available in case of an emergency,” said Stephen Sawyer, Sector North Carolina command duty officer for the case.