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 Cutter Willow holds homeport welcoming ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Willow holds homeport welcoming ceremony
The Coast Guard Cutter Willowheld a homeport welcoming ceremony at Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Charleston, South Carolina Monday. The Willow, a 225-foot Juniper-class seagoing buoy tender, replaces the Coast Guard Cutter Oak which departed Charleston in 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson Rear Adm. Peter Brown (left), commander of the Coast Guard Seventh...

Crew of Coast Guard Cutter Willow arrives in new homeport

Crew of Coast Guard Cutter Willow arrives in new homeport
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Willow file photo by Petty Officer Luke Clayton. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Willow arrived Sunday at their new homeport in Charleston. The Willow, a 225-foot Juniper-class seagoing buoy tender, is set to replace the Coast Guard Cutter Oak which departed Charleston in 2015. “We are truly happy to welcome the Willow to Charleston,” said Cmdr....

Coast Guard Cutter Willow changes command in Newport RI

Coast Guard Cutter Willow changes command in Newport RI
Lt. Cmdr. Mark W. Crysler salutes Lt. Cmdr. Daniel J. Twomey during a change of command ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Willow, Friday, April 22, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) BOSTON —  Coast Guard Cutter Willow’s crew conducted a change of command ceremony Friday at U.S. Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island. Lt. Cmdr. Mark W. Crysler relieved...

Coast Guard, good Sam respond to burning fishing boat 4 miles off Port Clyde, ME

Coast Guard, good Sam respond to burning fishing boat 4 miles off Port Clyde, ME
The Coast Guard Cutter Willow, homeported in Newport, Rhode Island, approaches the burning fishing boat Miss Lynn Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Stephen Nolan) BOSTON — The Coast Guard responded to a burning fishing boat with two people aboard Thursday four miles south of Port Clyde, Maine. A person aboard the fishing boat Miss Lynn contacted Coast Guard Sector Northern...

Coast Guard assets, tugboat break vessel out of ice near West Point, N.Y.

Coast Guard assets, tugboat break vessel out of ice near West Point, N.Y.
Crew members from the Coast Guard Cutters Line and Willow worked with a commercial contracted tug to break tug Maryland out of thick ice near West Point, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2015. NEW YORK – Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutters Line and Willow worked with a commercial contracted tug to break tug Maryland out of thick ice near West Point, New York, Wednesday. Tugboat Maryland notified Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel Mandy Ness off NJ coast

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for the 44-foot commercial fishing vessel Mandy Ness Saturday, which capsized 10 miles offshore here Jan. 10. After an extensive underwater search conducted by the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter William Tate, homeported in Philadelphia, the Coast Guard Cutter Willow, homeported in Newport, R.I., Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, the Coast...

Coast Guard Cuttter Willow aids in New Jersey fishermen medical evacuation

BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Willow crew responded to aid in a medical evacuation 30-miles off the New Jersey coast, Feb. 11, 2012. The Willow is a Newport, Rhode Island cutter that was on a patrol near New Jersey. A crewmember from the 78-foot fishing vessel Bald Eagle II, which was east of Manasquan Inlet, N.J., called watchstanders at approximately 4:50 a.m. stating a 32-year-old man aboard...

Coast Guard medevacs two fishermen, during separate rescues off NJ coast

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced two fisherman, during separate rescues, from fishing vessels that were both about 30 miles off the New Jersey coast Saturday morning. In the first rescue, a crewmember from the 105-foot fishing vessel Friendship hailed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, Pa., at approximately 2 a.m. stating they were east of Atlantic City, and a 47-year-old...