Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water near Stamford Harbor

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water near Stamford Harbor
A capsized canoe drifts through Stamford Harbor, Conn.  (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard). NEW HAVEN, CONN. — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a possible person in the water near Stamford Harbor. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound personnel received a report at 12:08 p.m. from a Stamford Marine Police unit of a 10-foot fishing canoe capsized and anchored in the vicinity of the western...

Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City holds Change of Command Ceremony

Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City holds Change of Command Ceremony
Capt. Sean O’Brien (right) assumes the duties and responsibilities as the commanding officer of Air Station Atlantic City, from Capt. Eric Gleason (left) in a ceremony presided over by Rear Adm. Keith Smith, Commander, 5th Coast Guard District (center) during the Air Station Atlantic City change of command ceremony, July 25, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Aux. David Lau ATLANTIC CITY, N.J....

Coast Guard stays busy through holiday weekend, coordinating rescues from NC to NJ

Coast Guard stays busy through holiday weekend, coordinating rescues from NC to NJ
Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard crews across the 5th District were busy keeping up with people in distress from Independence Day to Sunday, responding to people in the water from capsized boats to washed away paddle boards. On the 4th of July, members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary rescued six people after their 14-foot boat capsized...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boat technician in Curtis Creek, Md.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boat technician in Curtis Creek, Md.
USCG FIle Photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing boat technician in Curtis Creek. The missing man, Allen Van Dyke, was last seen working on a 25-foot vessel at Jaws Marine boat shop Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Maryland Natural Resources Police found said boat unmanned in Curtis Creek at 10:15 a.m. and alerted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital...

Coast Guard has a busy weekend in Long Island Sound

Coast Guard has a busy weekend in Long Island Sound
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – After a busy weekend off of Long Island, the Coast Guard is reminding the boating public to be prepared and to practice safe boating during the active summer season. In total, the Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to more than 20 cases of mariners in distress and 18 persons in the water wearing lifejackets after severe weather swept through western Connecticut and Long...

Coast Guard, local partners searching for 2 men near Stoney Creek, Md.

Coast Guard, local partners searching for 2 men near Stoney Creek, Md.
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and Maryland Natural Resources Police are searching for two men who went missing while crabbing in the vicinity of Stoney Creek Saturday evening. A good Samaritan notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region’s command center at about 5 p.m. Saturday that they found...

Coast Guard searching for missing boat mechanic near Curtis Creek, Md.

Coast Guard searching for missing boat mechanic near Curtis Creek, Md.
Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo. BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing man who was last seen working on a vessel at a boat shop in Curtis Bay Saturday morning. Maryland Natural Resources Police personnel called Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region command center watchstanders around 10:15 a.m. to notify them...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from capsized sailboat, 65 miles east of New Jersey

Coast Guard rescues 2 from capsized sailboat, 65 miles east of New Jersey
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson, a 154-foot fast response cutter homeported in Cape May, New Jersey, approaches a capsized 55-foot wooden sailboat about 65 miles east of Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 29, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy, Cutter Lawrence Lawson) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Coast Guard crews rescued a man and woman from a capsized sailboat about 65 miles east of Atlantic...

Coast Guard suspends search for airplane pilot off New Jersey

Coast Guard suspends search for airplane pilot off New Jersey
Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead file photoby Petty Officer Pete Milnes CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard suspended their search for a missing pilot Wednesday evening, which began when a single-engine airplane was seen crashing into the water near Cape May Point, just before noon. The Coast Guard, New Jersey State Police, Cape May Fire Department, Cape May Police, Beach Patrol and Sea Tow all contributed...