Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel Mandy Ness off NJ coast

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for the 44-foot commercial fishing vessel Mandy Ness Saturday, which capsized 10 miles offshore here Jan. 10. After an extensive underwater search conducted by the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter William Tate, homeported in Philadelphia, the Coast Guard Cutter Willow, homeported in Newport, R.I., Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, the Coast...

Coast Guard continues investigation into boat capsizing off NJ coast

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard continues its investigation Thursday into the circumstances surrounding the capsizing of the fishing vessel Mandy Ness off the coast of New Jersey Jan. 10. In addition to the Mandy Ness, another vessel was determined to be in the area at the time of the capsizing. Coast Guard investigators will interview its crew at anchorage near Houston Thursday and conduct...

Coast Guard medevacs boater, good Samaritan rescues another near Barnegat Light, NJ

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a person while a good Samaritan rescued another from a capsized 44-foot fishing vessel 10 miles east of here Wednesday. Names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Coast Guard watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon notification at 11:15 p.m. Tuesday from the fishing vessel Mandy Ness. The Coast Guard...