Good Samaritans rescue 7 from sinking boat off Cape May, NJ

Good Samaritans rescue 7 from sinking boat off Cape May, NJ
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo PHILADELPHIA – Seven boaters were rescued by good Samaritans after their boat sank off the Coast of Cape May, New Jersey, Saturday. The Coast Guard received a distress call over VHF channel 16 stating the Beach Runner, a boat with seven people aboard, was rapidly taking on water approximately nine miles offshore at Cape May reef, at approximately 9 a.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker in Cape May Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard rescues kayaker in Cape May Inlet, NJ
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his kayak capsized in the vicinity of Cape May Inlet, New Jersey, Sunday. A commercial fisherman contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay’s Command Center in Philadelphia, via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at 10:57 a.m., and reported seeing a person in the water and a capsized...

Coast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water off Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water off Cape May, NJ
A Coast Guard 45-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Station Cape May, New Jersey, assist the crew of a recreational vessel six miles east of Cape May, New Jersey, Nov. 1, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by BM3 Tristan Ray) PHILADELPHIA- The Coast Guard assisted two people aboard a vessel taking on water east of Cape May, New Jersey today. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center...

Coast Guard assists unconscious boater near Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard assists unconscious boater near Cape May, NJ
Station Cape May 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard assisted an unconscious passenger aboard a recreational boat two miles north of Cape May Inlet today. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received notification from the captain of the recreational boat Fishing Fever that a man was reportedly losing and regaining consciousness at 6:53 a.m. A rescue...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Cape May charter boat

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Cape May charter boat
Station Cape May 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced an ill woman from a fishing charter today near Cape May. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by the crew of the Cape May Lady that a passenger was experiencing seizures. A nearby 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Cape May overheard the broadcast for...

Coast Guard, partner agencies save Loggerhead Turtle off Delaware coast

Coast Guard, partner agencies save Loggerhead Turtle off Delaware coast
Tammy, a 252-lb Loggerhead Turtle, was spotted by members of the 154-foot Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson approximately 3-miles off Cape Henlopen, Delaware, Monday, June 12, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by crew of Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard and two marine rescue organizations saved an ailing Loggerhead Turtle, approximately 3-miles east of Cape Henlopen,...

Coast Guard tows disabled vessel from 110 miles East of Cape May

Coast Guard tows disabled vessel from 110 miles East of Cape May
Coast Guard Cutter Ibis file photo PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard towed a disabled sailing vessel with two people aboard to the Cape May Harbor today. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders were notified by the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway at about 4 a.m. Monday that the 50-foot sailing vessel Blue Nomad had become disabled about 110 miles east of Cape May. The crew of Coast Guard Cutter...

Multiple agencies respond to injured boater and man stuck in mud

Multiple agencies respond to injured boater and man stuck in mud
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced a boater who sustained an injury to his finger while attempting to fix a boat motor near Wildwood, New Jersey, Sunday. Coast Guard Station Cape May, Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City and the New Jersey State Police responded to a call that stated one man’s finger was injured while working on a motor, while another passenger became stuck in mud while...

Coast Guard Station Indian River boatcrew rescues missing father and son

Coast Guard Station Indian River boatcrew rescues missing father and son
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued two men after they went missing near Mispillion, Delaware, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report at about 9 p.m. from a 911 dispatcher stating that a father and son were overdue after the men went boating near Cedar Creek Boat Ramp earlier Sunday afternoon. The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched for more than seven...