Coast Guard Cuttter Willow aids in New Jersey fishermen medical evacuation

BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Willow crew responded to aid in a medical evacuation 30-miles off the New Jersey coast, Feb. 11, 2012. The Willow is a Newport, Rhode Island cutter that was on a patrol near New Jersey. A crewmember from the 78-foot fishing vessel Bald Eagle II, which was east of Manasquan Inlet, N.J., called watchstanders at approximately 4:50 a.m. stating a 32-year-old man aboard...

Coast Guard medevacs two fishermen, during separate rescues off NJ coast

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced two fisherman, during separate rescues, from fishing vessels that were both about 30 miles off the New Jersey coast Saturday morning. In the first rescue, a crewmember from the 105-foot fishing vessel Friendship hailed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, Pa., at approximately 2 a.m. stating they were east of Atlantic City, and a 47-year-old...