Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Manasquan Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Manasquan Inlet, NJ
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman suffering chest pains approximately five-miles off Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey, today. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified via radio, of a 49-year old man aboard a fishing boat, who was reportedly suffering shortness of breath and chest pains at 2:30 p.m. A 29-foot Response...

Coast Guard assists crew of sinking boat near Brigantine, NJ

Coast Guard assists crew of sinking boat near Brigantine, NJ
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard helped four people after their boat began sinking near Brigantine, New Jersey, at about 1 p.m., Sunday. Members of Coast Guard Station Atlantic City were notified when they heard a distress call over the radio stating a 27-foot recreational boat carrying four people was taking...

Coast Guard rescues 3 kayakers near Southport, NC

Coast Guard rescues 3 kayakers near Southport, NC
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water after their kayak overturned near Southport, North Carolina, Saturday. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Oak Island, North Carolina, notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington at...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water off Cape Charles, VA

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water off Cape Charles, VA
A 70-year-old man and his 34-year-old son wait for the Coast Guard’s assistance after re-righting their capsized sailboat in the water off Cape Charles, Virginia, Aug. 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Francisco Garcia) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water off Cape Charles, Virginia, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Atlantic City, NJ
USCG FIle Photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing swimmer near Steel Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Coast Guard began its search when they were notified by the Atlantic City Police Department at about 10 p.m., Tuesday, that a bystander saw a man enter the water by the Steel Pier and not return. Coast Guard crews searched throughout Tuesday night and all...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for a person in the water after the man’s body was recovered in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report Tuesday from Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries of a missing person, Lawrence Guimont, matching the description of the reported person in the water. Guimont’s...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer in Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer in Atlantic City, NJ
Coast Guard Cutter Mako file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard is searching for a swimmer who went missing near Steel Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey at approximately 10 p.m., Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by the Atlantic City Police Department that a bystander saw a man enter the water by Steel Pier, but not return. The Coast Guard launched a 29-foot...

Coast Guard searches for possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard searches for possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:50 a.m. from St. Tammany Sheriff’s office of a person in Lake Pontchartrain seen on the west side...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK — Coast Guard rescue crews and local agencies are searching for a swimmer who reportedly went missing off Smith Point Beach, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by the Suffolk County Police Department at about 6:40 p.m., of an African American...