Coast Guard rescues 6 people after boat catches fire near Ocean City, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 6 people after boat catches fire near Ocean City, NJ
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll PHILADELPHIA—The Coast Guard removed six people from a 41-foot pleasure craft after the boat caught fire near Great Egg Inlet, New Jersey, Sunday. A person aboard the boat on fire contacted the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard assists 4 adults, 2 children from aground boat near Sanibel Island

Coast Guard assists 4 adults, 2 children from aground boat near Sanibel Island
A Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach assists a Cape Coral family of six after their boat ran aground June 15, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted a Cape Coral family of six, including two children, after their boat ran aground four miles southwest of Sanibel Island on Friday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard assists 6 stranded persons aboard grounded vessel near Atlantic City

Coast Guard assists 6 stranded persons aboard grounded vessel near Atlantic City
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard assisted two adults and four children aboard a 17-foot boat that ran aground south of Great Island in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Thursday night. The Ventnor Police Department contacted Coast Guard Station Atlantic City at approximately 10 p.m. to notify the Coast Guard of a...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water in Long Island Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water in Long Island Sound
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo NEW HAVEN, Conn – The Coast Guard suspended their search Friday morning for a possible person in the water following the report of an unmanned adrift paddle board approximately a quarter mile southwest of Calf Island, Connecticut. The search began Thursday evening when watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received notification of the...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 2 boaters after vessel capsizes off Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 2 boaters after vessel capsizes off Cape Canaveral
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued two boaters Friday after their vessel capsized 9 miles east of Cape Canaveral. Rescued were Justin Desoto, 33, from Seminole County and Andy Odom. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville were notified at 9 p.m. by Brevard County Sheriff’s Office of a 911 hang-up...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned boat in Albemarle Sound

Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned boat in Albemarle Sound
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard rescued two people after their boat overturned one mile off Reed Point in the Albemarle Sound Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a notification from Perquimans County 911 at 3:40 p.m., reporting a 16-foot bass boat capsized and two people were in distress. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small...

Coast Guard searching for missing man in Potomac River near Francis Scott Key Bridge

Coast Guard searching for missing man in Potomac River near Francis Scott Key Bridge
Coast Guard Station Washington 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a man in the Potomac River after a pontoon boat overturned near the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Washington, D.C., Monday. Fire and EMS in the district contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region’s command center at 10:55 a.m. and...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Pennington Avenue Bridge in Baltimore

Coast Guard medevacs man from Pennington Avenue Bridge in Baltimore
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Curtis Bay in Baltimore takes aboard an injured man in a stokes litter alongside the Pennington Avenue Bridge in Baltimore, May 28, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Curtis Bay) BALTIMORE — A Coast Guard boat crew medevaced a man who had reportedly fallen from the Pennington Avenue Bridge and suffered an arm injury in Baltimore,...

Coast Guard monitors efforts to confirm location of sunken vessel in Willapa Bay

Coast Guard monitors efforts to confirm location of sunken vessel in Willapa Bay
29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo SEATTLE — Coast Guard personnel continue to monitor the response to the report of the overdue fishing vessel Kelli J after a boat crew contracted through the vessel owner’s insurance company located a large unknown object in the area of a previously sighted pollution and debris in the water of Willapa Bay, Tuesday. Global Diving and Salvage personnel...