Cape May Coast Guard units host area dignitaries

Cape May Coast Guard units host area dignitaries
Congressman Jefferson Van Drew stands on the stern of a Station Cape May small boat while receiving a tour of Training Center Cape May, April 12, 2019.  Official U.S. Coast Guard photos by Seaman Isaac Cross CAPE MAY, N.J. – New Jersey Rep. Jefferson Van Drew, Assemblyman R. Bruce Land, and approximately 20 veterans and members of the Atlantic County Veterans Advisory Board received a tour of...

Coast Guard members presented DHS Life Saving Award

Coast Guard members presented DHS Life Saving Award
Master Chief Petty Officer Jason Vanderhaden, the master chief petty officer of the Coast Guard, presents Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Dunn and Petty Officer 3rd Class Molly McGill with the Department of Homeland Security’s Chief Medical Officer Life Saving Award at Training Center Cape May, Jan. 28, 2019. Official U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Mariana O’Leary. CAPE MAY,...

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat catches fire near Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat catches fire near Cape May, NJ
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Cape May, New Jersey, approaches the adrift fishing vessel Ocean Pearl about 16 miles southeast of Cape May, Dec. 8, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brent Tilley/Released) PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued four people from a life raft after a commercial fishing vessel caught fire about 16 miles southeast of...

Good Samaritans rescue 7 from sinking boat off Cape May, NJ

Good Samaritans rescue 7 from sinking boat off Cape May, NJ
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo PHILADELPHIA – Seven boaters were rescued by good Samaritans after their boat sank off the Coast of Cape May, New Jersey, Saturday. The Coast Guard received a distress call over VHF channel 16 stating the Beach Runner, a boat with seven people aboard, was rapidly taking on water approximately nine miles offshore at Cape May reef, at approximately 9 a.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker in Cape May Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard rescues kayaker in Cape May Inlet, NJ
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his kayak capsized in the vicinity of Cape May Inlet, New Jersey, Sunday. A commercial fisherman contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay’s Command Center in Philadelphia, via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at 10:57 a.m., and reported seeing a person in the water and a capsized...

Coast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water off Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water off Cape May, NJ
A Coast Guard 45-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Station Cape May, New Jersey, assist the crew of a recreational vessel six miles east of Cape May, New Jersey, Nov. 1, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by BM3 Tristan Ray) PHILADELPHIA- The Coast Guard assisted two people aboard a vessel taking on water east of Cape May, New Jersey today. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center...

Coast Guard assists unconscious boater near Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard assists unconscious boater near Cape May, NJ
Station Cape May 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard assisted an unconscious passenger aboard a recreational boat two miles north of Cape May Inlet today. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received notification from the captain of the recreational boat Fishing Fever that a man was reportedly losing and regaining consciousness at 6:53 a.m. A rescue...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Cape May charter boat

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Cape May charter boat
Station Cape May 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced an ill woman from a fishing charter today near Cape May. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by the crew of the Cape May Lady that a passenger was experiencing seizures. A nearby 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Cape May overheard the broadcast for...

Coast Guard, partner agencies save Loggerhead Turtle off Delaware coast

Coast Guard, partner agencies save Loggerhead Turtle off Delaware coast
Tammy, a 252-lb Loggerhead Turtle, was spotted by members of the 154-foot Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson approximately 3-miles off Cape Henlopen, Delaware, Monday, June 12, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by crew of Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard and two marine rescue organizations saved an ailing Loggerhead Turtle, approximately 3-miles east of Cape Henlopen,...