Multiagency search for missing boater off Tangier Island

Multiagency search for missing boater off Tangier Island
USCG File Photo BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and partner agency personnel are searching for a missing boater approximately 5 miles southwest of Tangier Island, Monday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capitol Region were notified of a 40-foot vessel with two people aboard taking...

Coast Guard assists in Delaware aircraft emergency

Coast Guard assists in Delaware aircraft emergency
Members of Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City respond to an aircraft emergency while returning from training with members of Coast Guard Station Crisfield, Maryland, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Atlantic City. PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard assisted a pilot involved in an aircraft emergency in Georgetown, Delaware, today. A Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic...

Coast Guard assists 3 disabled boaters in Essex Creek

Coast Guard assists 3 disabled boaters in Essex Creek
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted three boaters after their boat became disabled in Essex Creek just south of Janes Island State Park, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received notification from Coast Guard Station Crisfield personnel of a disabled vessel with three people aboard in Essex Creek, at approximately 3:30 p.m. The operator of...

Coast Guard, partner agencies, good Samaritan assist 23 in water near Bloodsworth Island, Md.

Coast Guard, partner agencies, good Samaritan assist 23 in water near Bloodsworth Island, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard, local partner agencies and a good Samaritan responded Wednesday to a mayday call from a boat with 23 people aboard near Bloodsworth Island. Responding agencies included Maryland Natural Resources Police, Maryland State Police, Dorchester County EMS, and Naval Air Station Patuxent River. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a...

Coast Guard responds to boat taking on water near Crisfield, Md.

Coast Guard responds to boat taking on water near Crisfield, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard responded to a boat taking on water Wednesday near the mouth of the Big Annemessex River. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a report from a crewmember aboard a 23-foot boat via VHF-FM marine radio channel 16 at approximately 3 p.m. stating the boat he was on was taking on water. Sector Baltimore watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast...

Celebrating veterans: 10th annual Veterans Day breakfast

Celebrating veterans: 10th annual Veterans Day breakfast
by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jasmine Mieszala Baltimore – More than 70 years of military service and five wars were represented by 200 attendees during the annual Veterans Day breakfast hosted by Elks Lodge #1044 of Crisfield, Maryland, Tuesday. Elks Lodge #1044 is a branch of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, a national organization committed helping the community and honoring the...

Coast Guard medevacs 60-year-old man from boat near Crisfield, Md.

Coast Guard medevacs 60-year-old man from boat near Crisfield, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard medevaced a 60-year-old man Friday from a 17-foot boat in Little Annemessex River near Crisfield. A good Samaritan contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore Command Center watchstanders at approximately 2 p.m., stating a boat was doing circles in the water with one person aboard unconscious. Watchstanders from Sector Baltimore launched a 29- foot Response Boat – Small...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters aboard sinking boat near Crisfield, Md.

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters aboard sinking boat near Crisfield, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters aboard a fishing boat Wednesday that was taking on water in Ape Hole Creek near the Pocomoke Sound Wildlife Management Area. The 41-foot fishing boat Carolyn Jeanne began taking on water, and in response, the operator of the boat contacted his father. The father arrived at Coast Guard Station Crisfield and notified watchstanders of the situation. Two...

Coast Guard rescues father, son and Virginia Marine Police crew near Tangier Island, Md.

Coast Guard rescues father, son and Virginia Marine Police crew near Tangier Island, Md.
BALTIMORE — A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., rescued four people from a grounded vessel near Tangier Island, Md., just after midnight Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Crisfield, Md., received a distress call at approximately 6 p.m. Friday, from the owner aboard his 36-foot boat reporting he had run aground with his son aboard, near Tangier Island. Station...