Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters off Jersey Shore

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters off Jersey Shore
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard is searching offshore from New Jersey to North Carolina for two overdue boaters who departed Ocean City, Md., Saturday morning aboard a 38-foot pleasure craft and did not arrive in Chincoteague, Va., Saturday evening as expected. Missing are Mike Bramlett, 51, and Donald Bramlett, 54. Mike Bramlett’s wife contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters along Eastern Shore

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters along Eastern Shore
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching for two overdue boaters aboard a 38-foot pleasure craft who departed Ocean City, Md., Saturday morning and did not arrive in Chincoteague, Va., Saturday evening as expected. Missing are Mike Bramlett, 51, and Donald Bramlett, 54. Mike Bramlett’s wife contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders at approximately 8:30 a.m. Sunday, reporting...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Wildwood, NJ

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Wildwood, NJ
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard suspended its search at about 10 p.m. Tuesday for a missing boater whose boat was discovered unmanned and adrift approximately one mile east of Wildwood Monday. Missing is Jason Sill, 39, of Cape May Court House. The Coast Guard continues to assist the New Jersey State Police by providing search patterns. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received...

Coast Guard Cutter Mako tows vessel in distress

Coast Guard Cutter Mako tows vessel in distress
BOSTON — The Coast Guard towed a vessel that had become disabled approximately 100 nautical miles east of Cape Cod, Mass., Friday. The 71-foot commercial fishing vessel Olivia & Rafaela, alerted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England that it had became disabled at approximately 6:30 a.m. Aug. 23, 2012. The Coast Guard Cutter Mako launched and arrived on scene at 5:00...

Coast Guard Cutter Mako crew holds change of command ceremony in Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard Cutter Mako crew holds change of command ceremony in Cape May, NJ
CAPE MAY, N.J. ─ The crew of the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Mako, a coastal patrol boat homeported here, held a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, Thursday. During the ceremony, Master Chief Petty Officer Christopher C. Lombard relinquished command of the Mako and crew to Senior Chief Petty Officer William D. Hollandsworth. Hollandsworth is reporting from Jacksonville,...

Coast Guard Cutter Mako to hold change of command ceremony in Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard Cutter Mako to hold change of command ceremony in Cape May, NJ
CAPE MAY, N.J. ─ The crew of the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Mako, a coastal patrol boat homeported here, is scheduled to hold a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, Thursday at 11 a.m. During the ceremony, Master Chief Petty Officer Christopher C. Lombard will relinquish command of the Mako and crew to Senior Chief Petty Officer William D. Hollandsworth. Hollandsworth...

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing beachgoers off NJ

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing beachgoers off NJ
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard continues its search Thursday for two people, one in Seaside Heights and one in Asbury Park, who were witnessed going underwater off the beach and not resurfacing. Rescue efforts in conjunction with local partner agencies are being conducted by sea and air, using boatcrews and helicopter crews. The Coast Guard was notified at approximately 3:15 p.m. Wednesday...

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 Searching for Missing MSST New York member

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard, Virginia Marine Police, and Newport News Fire Department are searching for a Coast Guard member who fell in the water Wednesday evening in the vicinity of the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge Tunnel. At approximately 9:15 p.m., a Coast Guard member of the Maritime Safety and Security Team New York fell off a Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team small boat during...