Mariners, swimmers be warned the waters of New Jersey and Delaware are still dangerous

Mariners, swimmers be warned the waters of New Jersey and Delaware are still dangerous
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard warns mariners and beachgoers of hazardous weather and sea states even as Hurricane Dorian makes its way away from the East Coast. Beachgoers along Hurricane Dorian’s path should stay out of the water, extremely careful on the beaches, and heed all safety messages from local authorities. Recreational and commercial mariners are advised to put safety first and operate...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship after she was reportedly having medical complications approximately 40 miles east of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey Sunday night. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center were contacted at 9:54 p.m. by a crewmember on the cruise ship Norwegian Escape and notified that...

Coast Guard locates body of missing kayaker near Heislerville, New Jersey

Coast Guard locates body of missing kayaker near Heislerville, New Jersey
USCG FIle Photo PHILADELPHIA – A Coast Guard response boat crew recovered the body of a missing man in the vicinity of Thompson Beach near Heislerville, New Jersey, Wednesday morning. “We extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends impacted by this loss,” said Capt. Scott Anderson, Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay commander. “We would also like to thank our state and county...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in Maurice River, New Jersey

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in Maurice River, New Jersey
26 foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing kayaker in the vicinity of the East Point Lighthouse in Heislerville, New Jersey, Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received notification from the Cumberland County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center reporting a...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Barnegat Bay, N.J.

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Barnegat Bay, N.J.
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo BARNEGAT BAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman after two boats allided approximately two miles north of Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, Sunday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report from a Sea Tow employee at 2:58 p.m. that a recreational boat had allided with a second boat that had run aground, causing injuries...

Coast Guard rescues missing diver near Shark River, N.J.

Coast Guard rescues missing diver near Shark River, N.J.
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. SHARK RIVER, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued a missing diver near Shark River Inlet Saturday afternoon after she was reported missing by her dive group. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a distress call via VHF-FM radio Channel 16 at 11:20 a.m. from the captain of the commercial dive...

Coast Guard responds to boat collision near Wildwood, N.J

Coast Guard responds to boat collision near Wildwood, N.J
Members of the Coast Guard and Tow Boat US moor a vessel involved in a collision to a pier near Wildwood, N.J., July 15, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo. WILDWOOD, N.J. — The Coast Guard responded to a boat collision that injured four passengers aboard two vessels on Sunset Lake near Wildwood, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received the initial report of the accident from a...

Coast Guard Auxiliary crew rescues 6 from capsized boat near Philly airport

Coast Guard Auxiliary crew rescues 6 from capsized boat near Philly airport
PHILADELPHIA – Members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary rescued six people after their 14-foot boat capsized near Philadelphia International Airport, Thursday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report via VHF-FM radio from a Coast Guard Auxiliary crew who reported that a 14-foot boat reportedly capsized due to the wake from a larger vessel, which resulted in all six...

Coast Guard suspends search for airplane pilot off New Jersey

Coast Guard suspends search for airplane pilot off New Jersey
Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead file photoby Petty Officer Pete Milnes CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard suspended their search for a missing pilot Wednesday evening, which began when a single-engine airplane was seen crashing into the water near Cape May Point, just before noon. The Coast Guard, New Jersey State Police, Cape May Fire Department, Cape May Police, Beach Patrol and Sea Tow all contributed...