Coast Guard rescues 6 from boat crash near Ham Island, N.J.

Coast Guard rescues 6 from boat crash near Ham Island, N.J.
The Coast Guard, and the Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Department rescued six boaters after their 30-foot white pleasure craft struck a fixed aid to navigation in the vicinity of Ham Island, Sept. 19, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BEACH HAVEN, N.J. – The Coast Guard, and the Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Department rescued six boaters after their 30-foot white pleasure craft struck a fixed aid to...

Coast Guard rescues 3 as vessel sinks off Long Branch, New Jersey

Coast Guard rescues 3 as vessel sinks off Long Branch, New Jersey
Coast Guard members rescue three people after their vessel began taking on water three miles east of Long Branch, Sept. 12, 2021. LONG BRANCH, N.J. — Coast Guard members rescued three people after their vessel began taking on water three miles east of Long Branch, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received the initial notification from the Monmouth County 911 dispatcher at...

Coast Guard, partner agencies manage oil clean up in Dagsboro, Del

Coast Guard, partner agencies manage oil clean up in Dagsboro, Del
DAGSBORO, Del. — The Coast Guard, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Environmental Protection Agency are managing clean up efforts from an oil discharge, Wednesday, at the NRG Indian River Power Plant in Dagsboro. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a National Response Center report of approximately 30,000 gallons of #2 fuel oil discharged...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from grounded vessel near Barnegat Light

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from grounded vessel near Barnegat Light
A Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Gregory Schell. BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — Coast Guard crewmembers medevaced a 62-year-old man with injuries to his ribs and arm from his 33-foot pleasure craft in Oyster Creek Channel near Barnegat Light, Saturday. The injuries reportedly resulted from the vessel running aground. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs diver 46 miles east of Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs diver 46 miles east of Cape May, NJ
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard medevaced a diver 46 miles east of Cape May on Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center received a report via VHF channel 16 that a 50-year-old woman was unresponsive after returning from a dive off the dive vessel Gypsie Blood. The diver dove to a depth of 150- feet before resurfacing...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from sport fishing boat beset by weather

Coast Guard rescues 7 from sport fishing boat beset by weather
Aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. rescue seven people aboard a 40-foot sport fishing boat beset by weather 60 nautical miles southeast of Cape May, N.J., July 25, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a sport fishing boat beset by weather 69 miles southeast of Cape May Sunday. A small craft advisory for the area indicated...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 6 miles northeast of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey

Coast Guard conducts medevac 6 miles northeast of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey
U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies conduct a medical evacuation on a 58-year-old male 6 miles northeast of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey, July 19, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher Rivera) MANASQUAN INLET, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a 60-foot Arrow yacht approximately 6 miles northeast of Manasquan Inlet on Sunday. Watchstanders from U.S. Coast...

Coast Guard hoists 3 from grounded vessel near Cape May, NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued three mariners after their vessel ran aground approximately 28 miles north west of Cape May, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Cape May received a relayed call from Cumberland County 911 dispatch regarding a 16-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard which ran aground near Back Creek. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay diverted an MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard and partner agencies respond to fire at Port of Wilmington

Coast Guard and partner agencies respond to fire at Port of Wilmington
WILMINGTON, Del. – The Coast Guard, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Wilmington Fire Department, and New Castle Fire Department responded to a fire aboard a Dole Containerized Fruit Carrier at the Port of Wilmington, late Monday evening. There were 30 people onboard at the time of the incident, and no reported injuries. The vessel contacted Coast Guard Sector Delaware...