Coast Guard rescues 2 from capsized sailboat, 65 miles east of New Jersey

Coast Guard rescues 2 from capsized sailboat, 65 miles east of New Jersey
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson, a 154-foot fast response cutter homeported in Cape May, New Jersey, approaches a capsized 55-foot wooden sailboat about 65 miles east of Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 29, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy, Cutter Lawrence Lawson) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Coast Guard crews rescued a man and woman from a capsized sailboat about 65 miles east of Atlantic...

Coast Guard assists sinking fishing boat 50 miles east of Cape May

Coast Guard assists sinking fishing boat 50 miles east of Cape May
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted three mariners after their ship began taking on water more than 50 miles off Cape May, New Jersey, Monday. Fifth District command center watchstanders in Portsmouth, Virginia, received an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon alert from the 77-foot fishing trawler Capt Garland, but were unable to make contact...

Good Samaritans rescue 7 from sinking boat off Cape May, NJ

Good Samaritans rescue 7 from sinking boat off Cape May, NJ
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo PHILADELPHIA – Seven boaters were rescued by good Samaritans after their boat sank off the Coast of Cape May, New Jersey, Saturday. The Coast Guard received a distress call over VHF channel 16 stating the Beach Runner, a boat with seven people aboard, was rapidly taking on water approximately nine miles offshore at Cape May reef, at approximately 9 a.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ

Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ
47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J. File Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the two-person crew of a fishing boat in distress approximately 40-miles off the coast of Barnegat, New Jersey, Friday. Coast Guard first responders searched 4,441 square-miles by sea and air for the crew of the Queen Ann’s...

Coast Guard searching for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ

Coast Guard searching for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ
47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J. File Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau PHILADELPHIA –The Coast Guard is searching for a fishing vessel in distress approximately 40-miles off the coast of Barnegat, New Jersey, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth, Virginia, received an emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) alert...

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Cormorant file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended their search Saturday at sunset for Howard “Dale” Smith missing 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach since late Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 9:29 p.m. Friday, from the crew of the 42-foot fishing vessel Addis Sylvester, out of Little River, S.C.,...

Coast Guard searching for man 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard searching for man 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach
The Coast Guard is searching for a 42-year-old man Saturday, Jan. 6, 2017, approximately 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  (provided photo of the Addis Sylvester) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is searching Saturday for Howard “Dale” Smith, a 42-year-old fisherman who was reported falling overboard 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue French sailor in mid-Atlantic region

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue French sailor in mid-Atlantic region
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended the search for an overdue French sailor in the mid-Atlantic region at 2 p.m. Friday. The Coast Guard began searching when Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington, North Carolina, and Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders in Portsmouth received a mayday distress broadcast on Sunday...

Coast Guard assists disabled boat with 5 adults and a dog aboard

Coast Guard assists disabled boat with 5 adults and a dog aboard
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled vessel 70 miles off Virginia coast, Tuesday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center in Portsmouth received a call at approximately 6:45 a.m. that a 60-foot recreational fishing vessel with five adults and a dog aboard was disabled and adrift about 70 miles east of Cape...