Coast Guard suspends search for beachgoers in Atlantic City

Coast Guard suspends search for beachgoers in Atlantic City
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard, in addition to state and local first responders, have suspended their search for two beachgoers in Atlantic City, New Jersey, at 11 a.m., Friday. The Coast Guard began their search when Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders in Philadelphia were notified that bystanders saw two people struggle in the water and fail...

Multi-Agency search for 2 Atlantic City beachgoers

Multi-Agency search for 2 Atlantic City beachgoers
PHILADELPHIA – A multi-agency search is taking place after a report of two beachgoers struggling in the surf in Atlantic City, Thursday. The Coast Guard received an emergency call stating two swimmers were reportedly struggling in the surf and reportedly went under the water at approximately 7 p.m. The Coast Guard, New Jersey State Police and local first responders are currently searching for the...

Coast Guard medevacs man east of Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs man east of Atlantic City, NJ
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Monday off a commercial vessel east of Atlantic City. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders were notified at approximately 1:53 p.m. Monday of a 50-year-old man aboard the commercial vessel Jamaica, homeported out of Brielle, New Jersey, was reportedly experiencing seizure like symptoms. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard to hold ribbon cutting ceremony in Atlantic City

Coast Guard to hold ribbon cutting ceremony in Atlantic City
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for Coast Guard Station Atlantic City’s new boat maintenance facility and a ceremony to dedicate the station command building to Capt. Joseph Mazzotta, at 10 a.m. Thursday. The new facility will allow for the crew to conduct maintenance, repairs and training in a safe, temperature controlled environment. Rear Adm....

Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles east of Beach Haven, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles east of Beach Haven, NJ
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard medevaced a man suffering from seasickness 12 miles east of Beach Haven, New Jersey, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay dispatched a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City after receiving a distress call from a crew member aboard the 28-foot boat Miss Leanne, which ran out of fuel 12 miles east of Beach Haven, New...

Coast Guard medevacs three near Atlantic City

Coast Guard medevacs three near Atlantic City
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard medevaced three people after their jet ski reportedly struck an aid to navigation in the Back Bay area near Atlantic City on Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by a good Samaritan and dispatched a 29-foot response boat-small crew from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City at about 3:30 p.m. The RB-S crew arrived on-scene and took...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters off Brigantine, NJ

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters off Brigantine, NJ
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard suspended its search Saturday for reportedly missing boaters approximately a half mile off the coast of Brigantine, New Jersey. Coast Guard units searched approximately 196 square miles of ocean during a 22-hour period. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia received initial notification Friday at approximately 5:45 p.m. from the Brigantine...

Coast Guard searching for missing boaters off Brigantine, NJ

Coast Guard searching for missing boaters off Brigantine, NJ
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is searching for three to four missing boaters Friday approximately a half mile off the coast of Brigantine, New Jersey. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia received initial notification Friday at approximately 5:45 p.m. from the Brigantine Police Dept. of three to four people in the water from a capsized fishing boat. Coast Guard units...

Barge, tug refloated near Absecon Inlet

Barge, tug refloated near Absecon Inlet
The 77-foot tugboat Miss Katie and the 135-foot barge were refloated near the Absecon Inlet Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Terry Plank) PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard oversaw the refloating of a barge and tugboat Sunday near Absecon Inlet. The 77-foot Miss Katie experienced a loss of power Saturday and ran aground north of the Absecon Inlet, and the 135-foot barge drifted...