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...

Coast Guard cautions public against illegal charters, investigates illegal operations

Coast Guard cautions public against illegal charters, investigates illegal operations
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard is reminding the public that unlicensed vessel charters are both illegal and unsafe to the consumer. The Coast Guard is currently investigating and issuing violations to owners of vessels offering unlicensed charter services in the states of New Jersey and Delaware. Hiring an unlicensed charter is dangerous because it may not have the proper emergency safety gear, may...

Coast Guard rescues injured kayaker off Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard rescues injured kayaker off Atlantic City, NJ
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard rescued a man after his kayak capsized and he suffered a head laceration approximately 1.5 miles off Atlantic City New Jersey, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified via VHF radio of the kayaker in distress by a relative of the man who was...

Coast Guard urges caution for boaters transiting ICW between Barnegat and Cape May NJ

Coast Guard urges caution for boaters transiting ICW between Barnegat and Cape May NJ
PHILADELPHIA – As the boating season draws near, the Coast Guard would like to remind boaters and mariners to exercise caution while transiting the Intracoastal Waterway between Barnegat and Cape May, New Jersey. Twenty aids to navigation pylons, that were damaged by winter ice, have been marked with wreck buoys to alert mariners to their presence below the water’s surface. Boaters are reminded...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Cape May, NJ
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman reportedly suffering chest pains approximately 64-miles off Cape May New Jersey, Wednesday. The Coast Guard was notified of the 61-year old man’s condition by the crew of the Joyce D via marine band radio. An aircrew was dispatched aboard an MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter...

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat catches fire near Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat catches fire near Cape May, NJ
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Cape May, New Jersey, approaches the adrift fishing vessel Ocean Pearl about 16 miles southeast of Cape May, Dec. 8, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brent Tilley/Released) PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued four people from a life raft after a commercial fishing vessel caught fire about 16 miles southeast of...

Coast Guard monitoring salvage of partially-sunken vessel in Manasquan Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard monitoring salvage of partially-sunken vessel in Manasquan Inlet, NJ
The commercial fishing vessel Miss Kathleen sits aground and partially-sunken near Dog Beach in Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey, Dec. 8, 2018.(U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Manasquan Inlet) PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is monitoring the salvage of a partially-sunken commercial fishing vessel in Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey, Saturday morning. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Delaware...