Coast Guard Station Indian River boatcrew rescues missing father and son

Coast Guard Station Indian River boatcrew rescues missing father and son
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued two men after they went missing near Mispillion, Delaware, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report at about 9 p.m. from a 911 dispatcher stating that a father and son were overdue after the men went boating near Cedar Creek Boat Ramp earlier Sunday afternoon. The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched for more than seven...

Coast Guard assisting fishing crew 80 miles off Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard assisting fishing crew 80 miles off Cape May, NJ
The Coast Guard assists a fishing boat taking on water 80 miles east of Cape May, N.J., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard assisted the crew of a fishing boat taking on water Wednesday 80 miles east of Cape May, New Jersey. Watchstanders from the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center received notification Wednesday at 5:35 a.m. by a...

Coast Guard medevacs man 35 miles east of Fenwick Island, Del.

Coast Guard medevacs man 35 miles east of Fenwick Island, Del.
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Thursday requiring medical assistance aboard a commercial fishing vessel east of Fenwick Island. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia received a call on VHF marine radio channel 16 at approximately 1:15 p.m. Tuesday from the 92-foot commercial fishing vessel Alaska indicating a 34-year-old male aboard the vessel experienced...

Coast Guard suspends search response for missing boater near Fort Howard Park, Md.

Coast Guard suspends search response for missing boater near Fort Howard Park, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 3 p.m. Wednesday for a missing boater in the vicinity of Fort Howard Park near Sparrows Point. Coast Guard crews and partner agencies searched for Jon W. Conrad III from approximately 12 p.m. Tuesday until 3 p.m. Wednesday. The search encompassed an area of approximately 80 square miles. The search began at approximately 11:45 a.m. Tuesday when...

Coast Guard Cutter Mako holds change of command

Coast Guard Cutter Mako holds change of command
Master Chief Petty Officer William D. Hollandsworth shakes hands with Master Chief Petty Officer Eric T. Lepley Friday, April 17, 2015, at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J. (U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nick Ameen) CAPE MAY, N.J. ─ The crew of the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Mako held a change-of-command ceremony Friday at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May. During the...

Coast Guard Cutter Mako to hold change of command, outgoing leader slated for year-long overseas deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Mako to hold change of command, outgoing leader slated for year-long overseas deployment
CAPE MAY, N.J. ─ The crew of the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Mako is scheduled to hold a change-of-command ceremony Friday at 5 p.m. at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May. During the ceremony, Master Chief Petty Officer William D. Hollandsworth will relinquish command of the coastal patrol boat and crew to Master Chief Petty Officer Eric T. Lepley. Lepley is reporting from Pensacola, Fla., where...

Honor, respect and dependents on duty

Honor, respect and dependents on duty
Master Chief Petty Officer William Hollandswort\stands with his family.  (Photo provided by the Hollandsworth family) by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham Riley and Chris Hollandsworth are getting ready for significant life changes — Riley is preparing herself to move away for college and Chris is preparing to become the man of the house. Riley, 17, and Chris, 15, are two of 6,100 U.S. teenagers...

Coast Guard Cutter Mako assists boaters aboard disabled sailboat 72 miles off Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard Cutter Mako assists boaters aboard disabled sailboat 72 miles off Cape May, NJ
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mako assisted two boaters Monday aboard a disabled sailing vessel 72 miles east of Cape May. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia received notification from the two boaters their sailboat was out of fuel and drifting due to lack of wind. A small-boat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Mako assists the disabled sailboat...

Coast Guard searches for missing fisherman 45 miles off Manasquan, NJ

Coast Guard searches for missing fisherman 45 miles off Manasquan, NJ
MANASQUAN, N.J. — The Coast Guard is searching for a 30-year-old man approximately 45 miles east of Manasquan Inlet Wednesday after he was reported missing from a fishing boat. Missing is Renee Lopez of Newport News, Va. A crewmember from the fishing boat Yvonne Michelle contacted Coast Guard watchstanders via VHF-FM Channel 16 at about 11:30 a.m. and reported Lopez was missing and believed to have...