Coast Guard searching for missing boaters on Potomac River

Coast Guard searching for missing boaters on Potomac River
Missing boaters Charles Zinter and Melissa Smarr.BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard, along with state and local agencies, are searching Thursday for two missing boaters near Stafford, Va. Missing are Charles Zintner, 58, white male with dark hair, and Melissa Smarr, 55, white female with blond hair, both from Stafford. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard to hold ceremony recognizing upgraded helicopter capabilities in Atlantic City, NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a ceremony recognizing the enhanced mission capabilities of the MH-65D Dolphin short range recovery helicopter here Friday. The Dolphin has been upgraded with digital avionics components including a new flight navigation system, new digital computer displays and embedded GPS. These upgrades are critical to the helicopter’s continued safe...

Coast Guard searching for missing boaters off New Jersey coast

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is searching for four people who reportedly abandoned ship in the vicinity of Sandy Hook, N.J., Tuesday, June 14, 2011. Coast Guard Sector New York received a distress call at approximately 3:15 a.m. from the crew of the sailing vessel Courtney Lynn stating the vessel was taking on water. Shortly before 4 a.m., the crew of the sailing vessel reported to the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing 79-year-old man

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is continuing the search for a missing 79-year-old man who was aboard a boat that capsized in the Hudson River near Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Friday, June 10, 2011. The crews of a Coast Guard rescue helicopter from Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., and Coast Guard Cutter Ridley, a patrol boat homeported in Montauk, N.Y., are on scene assisting local fire and police agencies in...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Annapolis, Md

BALTIMORE — Coast Guard crews from Station Annapolis, Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., and local agencies are searching for a missing boater in Chester River near Annapolis, Md., Wednesday. Missing is James Schmidt, 47. At approximately 4:30 p.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a report from the Maryland Natural Resources Police of a person in the water. Schmidt was reported...

Coast Guard searching for 6 near Atlantic City, N.J.

Atlantic City, N.J. – The Coast Guard is searching for six men aboard a 32-foot boat who are overdue about 85 miles east of Atlantic City Sunday. Overdue is Bernie Otiemsky, Jerry Lewis, Ed Filcox, Geoffrey McDade, James McDade and Ray Somerville. The Coast Guard received a call at 6:40 p.m. from the wife of one of the missing men reporting the men left Forked River, N.J., aboard the vessel Black...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing in Elk River, Md.

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard has suspended its search Sunday, for a man missing in the Elk River near Elk Neck Creek Park, Md., following a boat allision with a buoy Saturday.

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing man in the Upper Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE – Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a man missing after a vessel with two passengers allided with a buoy in the Elk River near Elk Neck State Park, Md., Saturday night.

Coast Guard medevacs man near Atlantic City, N.J.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—The Coast Guard medevaced a 30-year-old male 70 nautical miles off of Atlantic City Saturday.