Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer off Rehoboth Beach, DE

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer off Rehoboth Beach, DE
USCG file photo PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard ended its search for a man who went missing off Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, Monday. The body of Timothy Toner was recovered by Rehoboth Beach Police  south of Dewey Beach, Delaware. The Coast Guard launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Atlantic City, a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Station Indian River, and the Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard suspends search for swimmer off Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

Coast Guard suspends search for swimmer off Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J. File Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a swimmer off Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. The Coast Guard began searching after Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders in Philadelphia were notified by the Point Pleasant Beach Police Department of a missing 24-year-old...

Coast Guard assists tanker 210 miles off Nantucket

Coast Guard assists tanker 210 miles off Nantucket
Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard is assisting a disabled 356-foot asphalt tanker 210 miles off the coast of Nantucket after it reportedly lost power. The Netherlands Coast Guard called watchstanders at the First Coast Guard District at about 5:30 p.m., Thursday, and reported the Marshall Island-flagged tanker Asphalt Sailor was disabled with a crew of 17 aboard. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Frisco, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Frisco, NC
Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing man whose sailboat was discovered after it ran aground on a beach near Frisco on Monday. Missing is Richard Tomlinson, 82, of Clearwater, Florida. Richard reportedly was sailing for Maine when he departed from a marina in Riviera Beach, Florida. Multiple crews from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner near Frisco, NC

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner near Frisco, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is searching for a man whose sailboat was discovered aground near Hatteras, Monday. Missing is Richard Tomlinson, 82, of Clearwater, Florida. Tomlinson was reportedly sailing from Clearwater to Maine. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch are currently searching for Tomlinson. If...

Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard sailboat south of Cape Hatteras, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard sailboat south of Cape Hatteras, NC
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch comes alongside the 43-foot sailboat Tuesday, April 26, 2017. HATTERAS, N.C. – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a sailboat 13 miles south of Cape Hatteras. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received notification that the 43-foot sailboat Nanette had a fouled propeller due to heavy weather conditions and was requesting...

Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch commissioning ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch commissioning ceremony
PHILADELPHIA – Adm. Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard, gives the order for the crew of the Rollin Fritch to lay aboard and man their stations at the ship’s commissioning in Cape May, New Jersey, Saturday Nov. 19, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson Cape May – Adm. Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard, presided over a...

Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch to be commissioned at Cape May

Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch to be commissioned at Cape May
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard will hold a commissioning ceremony at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May for the Mid-Atlantic’s newest 153-foot Fast Response Cutter, the Rollin Fritch, Nov. 19, 2016. The Commandant of the Coast Guard, Adm. Paul F. Zukunft, will preside over the ceremony, Rep. Frank LoBiondo will act as a keynote speaker, and also speaking will be Rear Adm. Meredith Austin, Commander...

Coast Guard accepts delivery of Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch

Coast Guard accepts delivery of Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch
Seaman First Class Rollin Fritch Key West, FL – The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 19th fast response cutter, Rollin Fritch, in Key West, Florida on Tuesday. Slated to be the first FRC stationed outside Florida or Puerto Rico, the Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch will be based in Cape May, New Jersey.  The Fritch is scheduled to be commissioned in November. The 19th FRC is named after...