Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues two people, south of Sandy Hook, N.J.

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues two people, south of Sandy Hook, N.J.
A Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook crew rescues two people 40 miles south of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, July 21, 2017 after their boat sank.  U.S Coast Guard photo by Seaman Dalton Stegent. NEW YORK – Coast Guard crews and a good Samaritan rescued two people 40 miles south of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, Friday after their boat sank. At 9:39 a.m. watchstanders at the first Coast Guard District command center...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 from vessel taking on water off Ocean City, Md.

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 from vessel taking on water off Ocean City, Md.
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued three people from a boat taking on water approximately 40 miles off Ocean City Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Ocean City received a report from the owner of a 27-foot boat stating the vessel had taken a wave over the stern and began taking on water. Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National...

Coast Guard suspends search for beachgoers in Atlantic City

Coast Guard suspends search for beachgoers in Atlantic City
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard, in addition to state and local first responders, have suspended their search for two beachgoers in Atlantic City, New Jersey, at 11 a.m., Friday. The Coast Guard began their search when Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders in Philadelphia were notified that bystanders saw two people struggle in the water and fail...

Multi-Agency search for 2 Atlantic City beachgoers

Multi-Agency search for 2 Atlantic City beachgoers
PHILADELPHIA – A multi-agency search is taking place after a report of two beachgoers struggling in the surf in Atlantic City, Thursday. The Coast Guard received an emergency call stating two swimmers were reportedly struggling in the surf and reportedly went under the water at approximately 7 p.m. The Coast Guard, New Jersey State Police and local first responders are currently searching for the...

Diving into the heart of the community

Diving into the heart of the community
Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Wright teaches a Wounded Warriors Project member how to operate a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat near Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook on June 1, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sabrina Clarke. Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Sabrina Clarke As local fisherman strolled by the Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook base, they slowed down to catch a glimpse of all...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 50-miles off Cape May

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 50-miles off Cape May
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced and ill fisherman approximately 50-miles east of Cape May, New Jersey, at about 3 p.m., Thursday. The Coast Guard was notified by the crew of the fishing vessel Susan Marie that a crewmember reportedly collapsed for unknown reasons at about 2 p.m.. A Coast Guard rescue crew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City was...

Coast Guard Headquarters holds Memorial Day ceremony

Coast Guard Headquarters holds Memorial Day ceremony
Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Paul Zukunft and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Steven Cantrell lay a wreath during the Memorial Day ceremony at Coast Guard Headquarters. USCG photo by Telfair H. Brown WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard held a Memorial Day observance at Coast Guard Headquarters Friday, commemorating the loss of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa and its crew in World War...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 50-miles off Atlantic City, N.J.

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 50-miles off Atlantic City, N.J.
Coast Guard crewmembers transport a man in need of medical attention from a Coast Guard helicopter to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center staff in Atlantic City, N.J. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Lt. Kyle Burke) PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman who was reportedly suffering stroke-like symptoms approximately 50-miles off the coast of New Jersey, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for boater off Helms Cove, N.J. after body found

Coast Guard suspends search for boater off Helms Cove, N.J. after body found
USCG FIle Photo PHILADELPHIA –The Coast Guard suspended their search for a missing boater after a Penns Grove Police Department officer conducting a shore patrol reported discovering a body, later identified by police, to be the missing individual, off Helms Cove New Jersey, at approximately 11 p.m., Sunday. “Our condolences go out to the loved ones of this individual during this difficult...