Coast Guard suspends search for person in the Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the Chesapeake Bay
The Coast Guard cancelled the search for a person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay, Sunday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a possible person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay, Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Virginia command center initially received a report of a 20-foot Boston Whaler beached in the vicinity of Factory Point,...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay
The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a possible person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay, Saturday.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a possible person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay, Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Virginia command center initially received a report of a 20-foot Boston Whaler...

Coast Guard begins fisheries enforcement operation with Bermuda

Coast Guard begins fisheries enforcement operation with Bermuda
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan (WPC-1135) is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda on April 6 as part of a multi-month fisheries enforcement operation in concert with the Bermuda Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Royal Bermuda Regiment, Bermuda Coast Guard, and Bermuda Police Services. The cutter will be the first of three Coast Guard ships that will patrol seaward...

Cutter Seneca crewmembers return home following 42-day Mid-Atlantic patrol

Cutter Seneca crewmembers return home following 42-day Mid-Atlantic patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Seneca in the Mid-Atlantic.  U.S. Coast Guard file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned to their homeport in Portsmouth, after a 42-day Mid-Atlantic patrol on March 13, 2021. The ship’s law enforcement teams boarded commercial fishing vessels from the coast of New Jersey to Florida in support of the Coast Guard’s mission of protecting...

Coast Guard concludes search for 2 men near Winyah Bay, SC

Coast Guard concludes search for 2 men near Winyah Bay, SC
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard concluded its search Tuesday for two men near Winyah Bay. After searching more than 1,603 square miles for over 77 hours, officials were able to locate both of the men. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources recovered the bodies of Kinsley...

Coast Guard rescues two after fishing vessel sinks near Barnegat Light, New Jersey

Coast Guard rescues two after fishing vessel sinks near Barnegat Light, New Jersey
Coast Guard aircrews stand with two crewmembers of a vessel that sank 37 miles off Barnegat Light, New Jersey, Jul. 27, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued two men 33 miles east of Barnegat Light early Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified at 5:30 a.m. via Channel 16 that a 68-foot fishing vessel had begun taking...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing canoers near Annapolis

Coast Guard suspends search for missing canoers near Annapolis
ANNAPOLIS, Md — The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday evening for two canoers who went missing near Herring Bay, Maryland, Thursday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capitol Region command center initially received a report from Maryland State Police members that two individuals were seen struggling to return to shore in a canoe near Herring Bay and not seen...

Coast Guard searching for two missing canoers near Annapolis, Maryland

Coast Guard searching for two missing canoers near Annapolis, Maryland
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Coast Guard is searching for two canoers last sighted ten miles south of Annapolis near Herring Bay, Maryland. The missing canoers have been identified as a 41 year-old woman and her 8 year-old son. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capitol Region command center received a report Thursday evening from the Maryland State Police, that two individuals were...

Coast Guard to commission cutter named after heroic African-American woman

Coast Guard to commission cutter named after heroic African-American woman
Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard will hold a commissioning ceremony Saturday at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May for the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan (WPC 1134), which is named after the first African-American female Master Chief Petty Officer. McShan joined the Coast Guard in 1979. She was the first...