Coast Guard rescues crew of disabled sailing vessel participating in rally

Coast Guard rescues crew of disabled sailing vessel participating in rally
The Coast Guard rescues two people from a disabled sail boat Tuesday approximately 218 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina Nov. 15, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled sail boat Tuesday approximately 218 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received notification at...

Coast Guard to be featured service for NY Veterans Day Parade

Coast Guard to be featured service for NY Veterans Day Parade
Members of Coast Guard Sector New York stand at attention while marching in the New York City Veterans Day Parade, also known as America’s Parade, Nov. 11, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is slated to be the featured service during the Veterans Day Parade in Manhattan Friday, and is scheduled to host additional events...

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 suspends search for man missing off Cape May

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Cape May
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search Friday for a man reported missing after an overturned 32-foot fishing vessel was discovered near Cape May on Thursday. Coast Guard crews searched more than 30 hours and over 700 square miles for the missing man. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center received an alert...

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing man near Cape May

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing man near Cape May
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who entered the water when a 32-foot fishing vessel capsized near Cape May, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center received an alert from an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon at approximately 2 p.m. Shortly afterward, a good Samaritan reported...

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...