Coast Guard rescues two people near Benjamin Franklin Bridge, PA

Coast Guard rescues two people near Benjamin Franklin Bridge, PA
A 29-foot Response Boat-Small from Coast Guard Station Philadelphia. US Coast Guard File Photo. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued two men after their personal watercraft overturned near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge Friday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a call from a Good Samaritan at approximately 11:30 a.m. who reported two persons in the water clinging...

Coast Guard searching for man in Delaware River

Coast Guard searching for man in Delaware River
Coast Guard Station Philadelphia 25-foot Response Boat-Small file photo PHILADELPHIA—The Coast Guard and others are searching for a man in the Delaware River near Hawk Island, New Jersey. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center in Philadelphia received initial notification at about 5:40 p.m. Monday that several people in the water required assistance in the vicinity of...

Coast Guard suspends search for boater off Helms Cove, N.J. after body found

Coast Guard suspends search for boater off Helms Cove, N.J. after body found
USCG FIle Photo PHILADELPHIA –The Coast Guard suspended their search for a missing boater after a Penns Grove Police Department officer conducting a shore patrol reported discovering a body, later identified by police, to be the missing individual, off Helms Cove New Jersey, at approximately 11 p.m., Sunday. “Our condolences go out to the loved ones of this individual during this difficult...

Multi-agency search for boater near Helms Cove, NJ

Multi-agency search for boater near Helms Cove, NJ
USCG File Photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard, local and state first responders are searching for a missing boater near Helms Cove, New Jersey, Sunday. Watchstander’s at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a notification from Delaware City Fire Department that one person was rescued and one was reportedly missing after a paddle boat overturned at approximately 2:20 p.m. A 29-foot rescue...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing jet skier

Coast Guard suspends search for missing jet skier
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard suspended its search efforts at 11:11 p.m. Saturday for a man who went missing near the Trenton boat ramp after he was ejected from a jet ski. Missing is Jesus Diaz Melendez, 26, of Trenton, New Jersey. The initial report came from the vessel A.J. Meerwald when the crew came upon a jet skier who stated he and Melendez ran aground while riding the jet ski, which ejected...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for man near Trenton boat ramp

Coast Guard, local agencies search for man near Trenton boat ramp
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard, Trenton Fire Dept. and New Jersey State Police Dept. are searching Saturday for a missing jet skier near the Trenton boat ramp. Missing is Jesus Diaz Melendez, 26, of Trenton, New Jersey. The crew of the vessel A.J. Meerwald came upon a jet skier who stated he and Melendez ran aground on the jet ski, which ejected both of them. Melendez couldn’t be located...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man, 25, in Christina River

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man, 25, in Christina River
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday afternoon for a missing man in the Christina River in the vicinity of the Port of Wilmington. Missing is Emanuel Gatling, 25. An employee from Norfolk Dredging Company contacted Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center watchstanders Tuesday at approximately 6:45 p.m. to report Gatling missing in the water. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing man in Christina River

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing man in Christina River
PHILADELPHIA — Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching Tuesday for a missing man in the Christina River in the vicinity of the Port of Wilmington. Missing is Emanuel Gatling, 25. An employee from Norfolk Dredging Company contacted the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center watchstanders at approximately 6:45 p.m. to report Gatling missing in the water. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 2 children near Philadelphia

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 2 children near Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued two adults and two children Saturday after the 19-foot boat they were aboard became disabled approximately one-half mile south of the Linden Avenue boat ramp on the Delaware River. A 19-foot boat is tied off to the Lower Range Light at Mud Island Saturday, May 3, 2014, in the Delaware River after it became disabled and took on water. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) A...