Coast Guard medevacs man nearly 104 miles east of Atlantic City

Coast Guard medevacs man nearly 104 miles east of Atlantic City
Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bethany Teichert PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 60-year-old man Sunday from a vessel nearly 104 miles east of Atlantic City, New Jersey. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a notification from the 31-foot pleasure craft, Reely, stating a 60-year-old man fell aboard the vessel and reportedly...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater near Cape May Villas, N.J.

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater near Cape May Villas, N.J.
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and New Jersey State Police are searching for an overdue boater Tuesday approximately 1 miles east of Cape May Villas, New Jersey. Missing is Christian Johnathon Hosford, Jr., 33, last seen around sunset on Monday in a 10-foot John boat near his home in Cape May Villas. Hosford reportedly did...

Coast Guard, state, locals rescue 5 after boat capsizes near Barnegat Inlet

Coast Guard, state, locals rescue 5 after boat capsizes near Barnegat Inlet
47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Inlet BARNEGAT INLET, N.J. – The Coast Guard, along with state and local responders, rescued five people from the water Sunday after their personal boat capsized at the entrance to Barnegat Inlet. At approximately 6:57 p.m. Sunday watchstanders at Sector Delaware Bay were informed that a vessel had capsized, stranding six people in the water. A...

Unified Command completes salvage response to barge fire

Unified Command completes salvage response to barge fire
PORT NORRIS, NJ. — Salvage operations onboard the Barge CMT Y NOT 6 were completed today, removing the vessel from shallow waters off the coast of New Jersey, in the Delaware Bay. Salvage experts and naval architects developed and implemented a salvage plan to safely assess the condition of the barge after the fire was extinguished, then verified the vessel’s stability and seaworthiness for transit. The...

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...