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. The employee reported...

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. The employee reported three...

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...

Coast Guard responding to train derailment on Schuylkill Arsenal Bridge in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding Monday to a train derailment over the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. Local police notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay at approximately 1 a.m. and reported a train derailed on the Schuylkill Arsenal Bridge. The rail cars are reported to be carrying crude oil. A 25-foot Response Boat — Small crew from Coast...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for man in Delaware River

PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard and local responders are searching for a 23-year-old man after the man jumped into the Delaware River near the Golden Point Marina at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday. The man’s girlfriend reported the incident to the Delaware County Police Department, who alerted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay that the man jumped into the river, went under a dock and did...

Coast Guard assists 3 boaters near Salem, NJ

Coast Guard assists 3 boaters near Salem, NJ
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard assisted three boaters whose 27-foot pleasure craft ran aground near Salem earlyy Friday morning. A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Philadelphia safely transported the three boaters ashore in Salem where they planned to get a hotel for the night. After a one-hour transit, the Station Philadelphia boatcrew located the boat aground south of Salem in Cherry Tree...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from Delaware River near Commodore Barry Bridge

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from Delaware River near Commodore Barry Bridge
PHILIDELPHIA ― The Coast Guard rescued two people from a personal watercraft that was sinking in the Delaware River near the Commodore Barry Bridge Monday. A tugboat operator alerted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay at about 6 p.m., via VHF-FM marine radio channel 16, that a male and female were in the water and hanging onto the partially submerged watercraft. A nearby 25-foot...

Coast Guard Yard hosts Fifth Annual Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run

Coast Guard Yard hosts Fifth Annual Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run
by Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Tasha Tully BALTIMORE – The Fifth Annual Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run was held at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore Saturday, April 27. More than 80 people participated in the five-kilometer event in honor of Coast Guardsman Nathan Bruckenthal. Bruckenthal was killed in Iraq in 2004. Each year the event is coordinated by the Coast Guard Yard’s Morale,...

Coast Guard to host informational briefing for Station Small Salem’s operating hours change

Coast Guard to host informational briefing for Station Small Salem's operating hours change
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host an informational briefing regarding the change in operating hours to Coast Guard Station Small Salem, N.J., at the Old Salem Court House, 104 Market St., at 6 p.m. Thursday. Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP at CoastGuardSalem@uscg.mil. The Coast Guard is shifting the operation of the seasonal boat station between May and...