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...

Coast Guard medevacs man 28 miles east of Barnegat Light, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs man 28 miles east of Barnegat Light, NJ
47 foot Motor Lifeboat file photoPHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced an ill man approximately 28 miles east of Barnegat Light, New Jersey, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders were notified by the crew of the Navy sailing vessel Commitment at about 12:25 a.m. that a 20-year-old crewmember was reportedly experiencing nausea and dehydration. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, N.J.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, N.J.
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard suspended their search for a missing fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Friday. Coast Guard air and surface search and rescue crews searched approximately 35-square miles since they were notified about the missing individual at 8 a.m., Friday. Involved in the search were members of the New Jersey State Police, Tuckerton Fire Department and...

Multi-agency search for missing fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, N.J.

Multi-agency search for missing fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, N.J.
The Coast Guard, New Jersey State Police and Tuckerton Fire Department are searching for a missing clam fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, today. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay dispatched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City and a 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, after they were notified of the...