Coast Guard recovers body of man who fell overboard in Chester River, Maryland

Coast Guard recovers body of man who fell overboard in Chester River, Maryland
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); BALTIMORE — A Coast Guard boat crew recovered the body of a man Tuesday, who fell off a 42-foot recreational boat on the Chester River, near Piney Point, Maryland. Two other people were aboard the boat and called 911 after the 69-year-old man slipped and fell off the boat and they reported that they...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing in Potomac River

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing in Potomac River
Coast Guard Station Washington 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo BALTIMORE — Two men are missing Sunday, after a tugboat crew saw the men’s boat capsize in the Potomac River, about a mile south of Leesylvania State Park in Virginia, and called 911. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Washington,...

Coast Guard, Maryland responders search for 2 from plane crash

Coast Guard, Maryland responders search for 2 from plane crash
Coast Guard Station Ocean City 25-foot Response Boat-Small file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard, Maryland State Police and Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police are searching for two missing people by air and water Thursday, after debris from their small plane was found in the water near Ocean City Inlet. Missing are Banica Richard Robinson and Marcson Ngwa. The Air Force Rescue Coordination...

Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ

Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ
47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J. File Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the two-person crew of a fishing boat in distress approximately 40-miles off the coast of Barnegat, New Jersey, Friday. Coast Guard first responders searched 4,441 square-miles by sea and air for the crew of the Queen Ann’s...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman experiencing chest pains off NJ coast

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman experiencing chest pains off NJ coast
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. PHILADELPHIA –The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman approximately 90-miles off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey, Thursday. The Coast Guard received a report that a 51-year old crewmember aboard the 73-foot fishing boat Connor & Michael was experiencing chest pains and requested a medical evacuation at 12:18 p.m. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew...

Coast Guard searching for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ

Coast Guard searching for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ
47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J. File Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau PHILADELPHIA –The Coast Guard is searching for a fishing vessel in distress approximately 40-miles off the coast of Barnegat, New Jersey, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth, Virginia, received an emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) alert...

Coast Guard medevacs ill fisherman off Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs ill fisherman off Atlantic City, NJ
Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman, who reportedly suffered from a respiratory issue Thursday, approximately 60 miles east of Atlantic City, New Jersey. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay’s command center were notified by crewmembers of the fishing vessel Illusion of the ailing crewmember at approximately...

Coast Guard provides security during New York City Marathon

Coast Guard provides security during New York City Marathon
Coast Guard Police provide security at Sector New York during the start of the 2017 New York City Marathon on Staten Island, Nov. 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard provided security and a starting point for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon on Staten Island, New York, Sunday. Several Coast Guard units provided assistance...

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing man near Quinby, Va.

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing man near Quinby, Va.
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing man southeast of Quinby Saturday. The 36-year-old missing man was last seen camping on Parramore Island around midnight Thursday. The Coast Guard searched for a total of 30 hours covering approximately 142 square miles Friday and Saturday. “One of the most difficult decisions...