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...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 70 miles off NJ coast

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 21-year-old man off a 100-foot fishing vessel approximately 70 miles east of here at approximately 7:30 a.m. Monday. The crew from the fishing vessel Friendship called watchstanders at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City at approximately 6 a.m. stating a crewmember was experiencing severe abdominal pains and in need of assistance. An MH-65 Dolphin...