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 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...

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater near Barnegat Inlet, N.J.

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater near Barnegat Inlet, N.J.
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. OCEAN COUNTY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued an 80-year-old man from a 16-foot boat that ran aground near Barnegat Inlet, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report from the son of the overdue boater stating that his father had not returned home at sunset. The son also informed watchstanders that his father departed without...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from grounded vessel near Barnegat Light

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from grounded vessel near Barnegat Light
A Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Gregory Schell. BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — Coast Guard crewmembers medevaced a 62-year-old man with injuries to his ribs and arm from his 33-foot pleasure craft in Oyster Creek Channel near Barnegat Light, Saturday. The injuries reportedly resulted from the vessel running aground. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat fire near Barnegat Inlet, N.J.

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat fire near Barnegat Inlet, N.J.
The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen after their boat caught fire approximately 34 miles east of Barnegat Inlet, N.J., Nov. 5, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen after their boat caught fire approximately 34 miles east of Barnegat Inlet, N.J., Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a mayday call via VHF Channel 16 from one of the...

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...