Coast Guard assists 5 people 7 miles east of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard assists 5 people 7 miles east of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard Cutter Finback file photo by AUX David Lau. MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted five people with their 28-foot vessel that was taking on water Monday 7 miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call from the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Finback at 3:32 p.m. stating they heard, over VHF-FM radio channel 16, a vessel with five people aboard were...

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen in disabled boat off Bahamas coast

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen in disabled boat off Bahamas coast
MIAMI – The Coast Guard found and rescued two fishermen Monday in a disabled 43-foot Tiera yacht 22 miles west of West End, Bahamas. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call Sunday evening from a concerned family member reporting the two overdue boaters from a fishing trip. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew...

Coast Guard searching off South Jersey for missing boater

Coast Guard searching off South Jersey for missing boater
A C-130 Hercules takes off from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David R. Marin. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is searching off South Jersey for a 75-year-old missing boater Saturday. The man was reportedly fishing approximately 17 miles east of Barnegat Light, New Jersey. The man’s wife contacted Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light at...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 34-year-old tow boat operator

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 34-year-old tow boat operator
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday for a 34-year-old tow boat operator who went missing Tuesday morning after the Coast Guard received a distress alert from an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) near Great Egg Harbor. Missing is David McAuliffe. The Coast Guard searched more than 400 square miles, for 65 combined asset hours. “We are deeply...

Coast Guard continues search for missing 32-year-old tow boat operator

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard continues to search for a 32-year-old tow boat operator after the Coast Guard received a distress alert from an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) near Great Egg Harbor. Missing is David McAuliffe. The 45-foot Sea Tow boat Cape Hatteras departed Absecon Inlet at approximately 7:45 a.m. with one person aboard and was en route to Great Egg Harbor,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman from capsized boat near Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman from capsized boat near Cape May, NJ
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing boater approximately six miles west of Cape May Point Thursday in the Delaware Bay, after a boat capsized with three people aboard, two of whom were rescued by good Samaritans. Missing is Josh Catlett, 24, and rescued were Chris Serra, 27, and Dave Wood, 25. The 40-foot fishing boat Linda Claire was dredging for crabs when...

Coast Guard holds ribbon cutting ceremony in Cape May, NJ

CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard held a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday for the new multi-mission building here. This new building will house the crews of Station Cape May, Aids to Navigation Team Cape May, Coast Guard Cutters Mako, Ibis, Finback, and the Vessel Boarding Security Team who all previously worked out of different locations. The buildings they formerly worked in, averaging 65...

Coast Guard to hold ribbon cutting ceremony in Cape May, NJ

CAPE MAY, N.J. — Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay and Coast Guard Training Center Cape May will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the new multi-mission Coast Guard building here Friday. Currently, the crews of Station Cape May, Aids to Navigation Team Cape May, Coast Guard Cutters Mako, Ibis, Finback, and the Vessel Boarding Security Team all work out of different locations. This...

Coast Guard assists disabled ferry

LEWES, Del. – The Coast Guard responded to a distress call from the ferry Cape Henlopen at North Breakwater Harbor near Lewes, Del., Saturday. The ferry reported engine trouble to Coast Guard Station Cape May while transiting from Cape May, NJ., to Lewes, Del. The ferry continued to operate under its own power until it safely moored. A crew from Coast Guard Station Indian River and the Coast...