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    Coast Guard Rescues

    Coast Guard rescues 3 stranded on Hog Island, Va.

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. The Coast Guard rescued a mother, her daughter and the daughter's friend Sunday after the three were lost and disorientated on Hog Island, located on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

    The boyfriend of the mother contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Road Command Center watchstanders at approximately 8 p.m. Sunday and requested Coast Guard assistance.

    Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders dispatched a crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

    The helicopter crew arrived on scene at approximately 9:30 p.m. and located the trio.

    The helicopter crew lowered a swimmer, hoisted the mother and two girls into the helicopter and took them to Accomack County Airport in Melfa.

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    Coast Guard medevacs diver 18 miles east of Hatteras Inlet

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. The Coast Guard medevaced a 52-year-old man from a dive boat approximately 18 miles southeast of Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina, Sunday.

    The captain of the dive boat Under Pressure contacted Coast Guard North Carolina Command Center watchstanders via VHF-FM at approximately 3 p.m. and reported a diver was suffering from from signs of decompression sickness.

    Sector watchstanders launched a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet to assist.

    The Coast Guard crew arrived on scene at approximately 4:30 p.m., transferred the man aboard their boat and took him to the station, where the diver was met by an awaiting Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and taken to Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk.

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