Category Archives: Sea rescue

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.

Coast Guard and British Royal Navy rescues survivors from overturned hull of vessel wrecked by Hurricane Maria near Puerto Rico

A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules search plane located the vessel overturned with three mariners on top at approximately 11:30 a.m.  A Royal Fleet Auxiliary Mounts Bay rescue helicopter was vectored to the vessel and hoisted one adult female and two children. 

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

MURDER USA Richmond police make quick arrest of Garland Davis in slaying of Nyjai Johnson

At approximately 9:20 p.m., Saturday, August 5th, RPD officers were called to the 1000 block of St. Paul Street for a report of a person who’d been shot. When they arrived they located the victim, Nyjai Johnson, 18, of the 500 block of Bancroft Avenue, outside lying on the ground. He had been shot multiple times.

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.