Coast Guard responds to barge fire in Delaware Bay

Coast Guard responds to barge fire in Delaware Bay
BOWERS, Del. — The Coast Guard and local fire agencies are responding to a barge fire approximately 9 miles south of Port Mahon, Monday. Watchstanders at the Sector Delaware Bay Command Center received a call at approximately 1 a.m. reporting a barge on fire in the Delaware River. The barge was reportedly carrying household appliances for scrap. The Coast Guard launched a 29-foot Response Boat-Small...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after sailboat grounds near Little Egg Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 2 after sailboat grounds near Little Egg Inlet
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, New Jersey, stands with two survivors May 6, 2022, after the aircrew rescued the couple. (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday night after their 33-foot sailing vessel, Free Bird, grounded and overturned near Little Egg Inlet. A person aboard Free Bird used a VHF-FM marine...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water Delaware River

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water Delaware River
A 29-foot Response Boat-Small from Coast Guard Station Philadelphia. US Coast Guard File Photo. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 30-year-old man in the Delaware River in the vicinity of Central Waterfront, Saturday. The Coast Guard searched a total of 87 square miles over the course of 3.5 hours. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received the initial...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Delaware River

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Delaware River
A 29-foot Response Boat-Small from Coast Guard Station Philadelphia. US Coast Guard file photo. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is currently searching for a 30-year-old man in the Delaware River in the vicinity of Central Waterfront, Saturday. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Philadelphia is currently searching. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel off New Jersey

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel off New Jersey
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 46-year-old man from the fishing vessel Captain John Wednesday approximately 45 miles east of Point Pleasant. Another crewmember aboard the Captain John used a marine radio to notify Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders of the medical emergency at about 5:30 p.m. Watchstanders consulted the duty flight...

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater near Barnegat Inlet, N.J.

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater near Barnegat Inlet, N.J.
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. OCEAN COUNTY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued an 80-year-old man from a 16-foot boat that ran aground near Barnegat Inlet, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report from the son of the overdue boater stating that his father had not returned home at sunset. The son also informed watchstanders that his father departed without...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Manasquan, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Manasquan, NJ
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner Thursday night approximately 11 miles east of Manasquan. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a call from the captain of the vessel Peter Farber that a crewmember aboard was experiencing abdominal pains and needed medical assistance. A Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65...

Coast Guard rescues 3 near the entrance of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey

Coast Guard rescues 3 near the entrance of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo.ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard rescued three mariners from a grounded pleasure craft near the entrance of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, on Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center received a report via VHF channel 16 from the 36-foot pleasure craft Phyllis II stating that the vessel ran aground near the entrance to...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Manasquan, New Jersey

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Manasquan, New Jersey
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard medevaced a boater Monday morning approximately 46 miles east of Manasquan. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a call from the captain of a fishing vessel that a crewmember was losing and regaining consciousness while having difficulty breathing. A Coast Guard Air...