Coast Guard locates two overdue sailing vessels near Barnegat Light, NJ

Coast Guard locates two overdue sailing vessels near Barnegat Light, NJ
BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies assisted with the rescue of two overdue sailing vessels near Loveladies Channel Tuesday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a call from a family member of the overdue mariners stating they had not yet arrived as scheduled. Sector Delaware Bay launched a crew from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light on a 24-foot...

Coast Guard aircrew hoists 2 people from fishing vessel in Barnegat Inlet

Coast Guard aircrew hoists 2 people from fishing vessel in Barnegat Inlet
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo BARNEGAT, N.J. — The Coast Guard hoisted two people to safety after their vessel ran aground at the Barnegat Inlet Jetty in Barnegat, New Jersey late Wednesday night. A passenger aboard the grounded 53-foot fishing vessel Bay of Isle contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light and reported that they had run...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Barnegat Bay, N.J.

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Barnegat Bay, N.J.
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo BARNEGAT BAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman after two boats allided approximately two miles north of Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, Sunday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report from a Sea Tow employee at 2:58 p.m. that a recreational boat had allided with a second boat that had run aground, causing injuries...

Coast Guard Surfman awarded Cdr. Ray Evans Outstanding Coxswain Trophy

Coast Guard Surfman awarded Cdr. Ray Evans Outstanding Coxswain Trophy
Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Thornton, a Surfman and Boatswain’s Mate at Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, and recipient of the 2018 Cdr. Ray Evans Outstanding Coxswain Trophy, operates a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat by Barnegat Light, New Jersey, May 9, 2019.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson Twelve-foot seas, howling winds and dark night aren’t the typical conditions...

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 rescues man attempting transatlantic rowboat voyage

Coast Guard rescues man attempting transatlantic rowboat voyage
Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Thornton, a Surfman at Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, poses for a photo with Duncan Hutchison, Monday, June 4, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo PHILADELPHIA — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued a man from a rowboat about 20 miles east of Barnegat Light on Monday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received notification at about 11:20 p.m....

Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ

Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ
47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J. File Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the two-person crew of a fishing boat in distress approximately 40-miles off the coast of Barnegat, New Jersey, Friday. Coast Guard first responders searched 4,441 square-miles by sea and air for the crew of the Queen Ann’s...

Coast Guard searching for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ

Coast Guard searching for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ
47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J. File Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau PHILADELPHIA –The Coast Guard is searching for a fishing vessel in distress approximately 40-miles off the coast of Barnegat, New Jersey, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth, Virginia, received an emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) alert...

Coast Guard medevacs injured boater off Barnegat Light

Coast Guard medevacs injured boater off Barnegat Light
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced two people after one was injured when their boat ran aground near Oyster Creek Channel at about 3:30 p.m., near Barnegat Light, New Jersey, Saturday. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light was already underway when the distress...