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...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Rehoboth Beach, DE

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Rehoboth Beach, DE
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is searching for a swimmer who went missing off Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, Monday morning. Timothy Toner, a 43-year-old caucasian male with red hair, was last seen wearing black pants and no shirt. The Coast Guard was initially notified of the distress call from Rehoboth Beach 911 dispatch center...

Coast Guard rescues two people near Benjamin Franklin Bridge, PA

Coast Guard rescues two people near Benjamin Franklin Bridge, PA
A 29-foot Response Boat-Small from Coast Guard Station Philadelphia. US Coast Guard File Photo. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued two men after their personal watercraft overturned near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge Friday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a call from a Good Samaritan at approximately 11:30 a.m. who reported two persons in the water clinging...

Coast Guard Station Indian River medevacs man 8 miles off of Fenwick Beach

Coast Guard Station Indian River medevacs man 8 miles off of Fenwick Beach
Boat crew members from Coast Guard Station Indian River medevac mariner off of Fenwick Beach, Delaware, August 15, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Reece Raxter) FENWICK ISLAND, Del. — A Coast Guard station boat crew medevaced a man with an injured back on a pleasure craft eight miles off of Fenwick Beach, Delaware, Wednesday. A person from the vessel called the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat 70 miles off New Jersey

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat 70 miles off New Jersey
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo PHILADELPHIA – A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a man from a fishing boat about 70 miles southeast of Cape May, New Jersey, Wednesday. The crew of the fishing boat Relentless called the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center at about 1 p.m. and reported that a crewmember was experiencing chest pains and needed medical...