Coast Guard
USCG: Closest Navy ship to Bounty 260 miles away
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 4:17pm.

A Coast Guard official says the nearest Navy ship to the HMS Bounty during Hurricane Sandy was about 260 nautical miles away.

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Coast Guard rescues 2 on stranded sailboat off NC
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 12:03pm.

The Coast Guard has rescued two people on a disabled sailboat off the North Carolina coast.

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Shipyard to be questioned about sunken tall ship
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 02/13/2013 - 9:05am.

Officials from a Maine shipyard that worked on a replica 18th-century sailing ship that sank during Hurricane Sandy will testify at a Coast Guard hearing in Virginia.

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Federal safety panel examines tall ship's sinking
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 11:09am.

videoThe owner of a replica 18th-century sailing ship that sank off North Carolina during Hurricane Sandy has declined to testify at a hearing to examine what led to the sinking.

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Coast Guard suspends search for missing NC boater
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 7:41am.

The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a boater missing in Dare County for more than a week.

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Two cold-stunned loggerheads head home
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 2:09pm.

videoIt happened much sooner than expected. The NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher released two loggerhead sea turtles to the care of the NC Wildlife Resources Commission for an Atlantic release.

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Coast Guard to convene formal hearing for Bounty sinking
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 11:44am.

video The Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board will hold a hearing on the sinking of a replica of the HMS Bounty last year off the Outer Banks.

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FIRST ON 3: Fisherman killed after getting caught in net
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 01/05/2013 - 3:55pm.

video A commercial fisherman has died after getting caught in a reel of nets on his boat in Brunswick County. Wildlife officers say Jeremy Blair Myers, 34, of Wilmington, put out from Southport today and was fishing for menhaden and sea mullet when it happened.

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USCG recruit from Wilmington gets special Christmas in NJ
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 12/24/2012 - 4:25pm.

videoTyler Marine is working his way through training in Cape May, NJ, but he says his family, the community and his fellow recruits are all coming together to make this Christmas away from home special.

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Coast Guard recovers body of missing fisherman
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 12/03/2012 - 8:20am.

The Coast Guard has recovered the body of a missing fisherman near Cape Lookout.

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