Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Great South Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Great South Bay
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday at 6:50 p.m. for a man who reportedly entered the water after falling off his boat near Heckscher State Park, New York. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received an initial report Monday at approximately 11 p.m. from Suffolk County Fire Rescue Emergency Services (FRES), of a man in his mid-forties...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship after she was reportedly having medical complications approximately 40 miles east of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey Sunday night. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center were contacted at 9:54 p.m. by a crewmember on the cruise ship Norwegian Escape and notified that...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in Maurice River, New Jersey

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in Maurice River, New Jersey
26 foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing kayaker in the vicinity of the East Point Lighthouse in Heislerville, New Jersey, Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received notification from the Cumberland County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center reporting a...

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...