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...

How the Coast Guard supports maritime commerce and the ship-building industry

How the Coast Guard supports maritime commerce and the ship-building industry
The Daniel K. Inouye is the largest container vessel constructed in the United States, and is one of many ships marine inspectors from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay work with to ensure maritime safety and security, Oct. 4, 2018.Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson. By Lt. Amanda Faulkner and PA1 Seth Johnson The Coast Guard is known for saving lives at sea, but did you know...

Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters near Egg Island Point, NJ

Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters near Egg Island Point, NJ
A Coast Guard helicopter aircrew from Air Station Atlantic City poses for a photograph alongside the three boaters they rescued from a grounded skiff near Egg Island Point, New Jersey, Oct. 17, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard rescued three boaters from a grounded skiff near Egg Island Point, New Jersey, Wednesday. The boaters notified the Coast Guard they were stranded...

Coast Guard rescues grandfather, granddaughter in Grassy Sound, NJ

Coast Guard rescues grandfather, granddaughter in Grassy Sound, NJ
Members of Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City pose for a photo with a grandfather and granddaughter they rescued from a stranded personal water craft in Grassy Sound, New Jersey, Aug. 31, 2018.  CAPE MAY, NJ — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a grandfather and a granddaughter from a personal watercraft that ran aground in Grassy Sound, New Jersey, Thursday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sinking vessel in Barnegat Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sinking vessel in Barnegat Inlet, NJ
The U.S. Coast Guard and a commercial salvage company assists two boaters whose vessel sank in Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey, August 30th, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Barnegat Light) BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ —The Coast Guard rescued two people after their recreational vessel sank in Barnegat Inlet, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a distress call on...

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...