Coast Guard participates in joint exercise off Delaware, Maryland coast

Coast Guard participates in joint exercise off Delaware, Maryland coast
The aircrew aboard a MH-60 Jayhawk from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City prepare to hoist two Navy pilots from Navy Strike Fighter Atlantic from the Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat, crewed by members from Station Indian River Inlet during the joint service Search and Rescue Exercise, May 17, 2022, near Ocean City, Maryland. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Third Class Emily Velez) BALTIMORE...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after sailboat grounds near Little Egg Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 2 after sailboat grounds near Little Egg Inlet
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, New Jersey, stands with two survivors May 6, 2022, after the aircrew rescued the couple. (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday night after their 33-foot sailing vessel, Free Bird, grounded and overturned near Little Egg Inlet. A person aboard Free Bird used a VHF-FM marine...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water Delaware River

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water Delaware River
A 29-foot Response Boat-Small from Coast Guard Station Philadelphia. US Coast Guard File Photo. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 30-year-old man in the Delaware River in the vicinity of Central Waterfront, Saturday. The Coast Guard searched a total of 87 square miles over the course of 3.5 hours. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received the initial...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Delaware River

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Delaware River
A 29-foot Response Boat-Small from Coast Guard Station Philadelphia. US Coast Guard file photo. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is currently searching for a 30-year-old man in the Delaware River in the vicinity of Central Waterfront, Saturday. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Philadelphia is currently searching. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received...

Coast Guard to Hold Annual Cape May Community Festival

Coast Guard to Hold Annual Cape May Community Festival
CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May and the Cape May County Coast Guard Community Foundation are scheduled to hold the annual Coast Guard Community Festival, Saturday, May 7, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., at the base. The event is free and open to the public. “We are excited to resume the tradition of hosting the annual Coast Guard Community Festival after two years of having...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel off New Jersey

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel off New Jersey
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 46-year-old man from the fishing vessel Captain John Wednesday approximately 45 miles east of Point Pleasant. Another crewmember aboard the Captain John used a marine radio to notify Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders of the medical emergency at about 5:30 p.m. Watchstanders consulted the duty flight...

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater near Barnegat Inlet, N.J.

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater near Barnegat Inlet, N.J.
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. OCEAN COUNTY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued an 80-year-old man from a 16-foot boat that ran aground near Barnegat Inlet, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report from the son of the overdue boater stating that his father had not returned home at sunset. The son also informed watchstanders that his father departed without...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Manasquan, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Manasquan, NJ
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner Thursday night approximately 11 miles east of Manasquan. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a call from the captain of the vessel Peter Farber that a crewmember aboard was experiencing abdominal pains and needed medical assistance. A Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65...

Coast Guard rescues 3 near the entrance of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey

Coast Guard rescues 3 near the entrance of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo.ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard rescued three mariners from a grounded pleasure craft near the entrance of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, on Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center received a report via VHF channel 16 from the 36-foot pleasure craft Phyllis II stating that the vessel ran aground near the entrance to...