Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft off Atlantic City

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft off Atlantic City
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is searching Thursday after a small aircraft reportedly crashed approximately seven miles east of Atlantic City. Searching are: A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ibis from Cape May A 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew from...

Coast Guard medevacs man 44 miles off Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs man 44 miles off Cape May, NJ
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 45 year-old man Sunday from a 39-foot recreational vessel approximately 44 miles east of Cape May. At approximately 10 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a mayday call on VHF marine radio channel 16 from the vessel Sea Robin stating there was a man overboard. The Coast Guard issued an Urgent Marine Information...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing boater off South Jersey

Coast Guard searching for possible missing boater off South Jersey
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water offshore Avalon, N.J., Friday. Missing is Vincent Tangorra, 56, from Bethpage, N.Y. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia received a report Friday around 11 a.m. from a commercial salvage company that a personal watercraft was adrift off the coast of Cape May, N.J. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to boat taking on water, assists 3 boaters off South Jersey

Coast Guard responds to boat taking on water, assists 3 boaters off South Jersey
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard assisted three people Sunday whose fishing vessel started taking on water approximately 80 miles southeast of Cape May. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received notification from the crew of the fishing vessel Viking II at approximately 12:45 a.m. that they were taking on water, and the installed bilge pump was not able to keep up with the rate...

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters, 1 cat near Bethany Beach, Del.

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters, 1 cat near Bethany Beach, Del.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued eight boaters and one cat from two vessels that reportedly collided around 4 a.m. Friday approximately seven miles east of Bethany Beach, Del. Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Indian River in Rehoboth Beach, Del., heard a mayday call over VHF-FM radio channel 16 shortly after the pleasure craft, Line Item, and the sailing vessel, Obsession, reportedly...

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 suspends search for missing boater

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard and local responders suspended their search Sunday for a man who went missing Saturday after sailing from Western Branch Diesel here on his way to First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders were notified at approximately 7:30 a.m. by a caller from Old Point Comfort Marina in Hampton that a good Samaritan discovered...

Coast Guard and local agencies search for boater near Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard and local responders are searching for a missing boater near the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel after his boat was found by a good Samaritan Saturday. Missing is Jeff Harwood, described as in his mid-50s with dark hair and beard, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, 190-200 pounds. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders were notified at approximately 7:30 a.m....