Coast Guard Surfman awarded Cdr. Ray Evans Outstanding Coxswain Trophy

Coast Guard Surfman awarded Cdr. Ray Evans Outstanding Coxswain Trophy
Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Thornton, a Surfman and Boatswain’s Mate at Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, and recipient of the 2018 Cdr. Ray Evans Outstanding Coxswain Trophy, operates a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat by Barnegat Light, New Jersey, May 9, 2019.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson Twelve-foot seas, howling winds and dark night aren’t the typical conditions...

Coast Guard rescues man attempting transatlantic rowboat voyage

Coast Guard rescues man attempting transatlantic rowboat voyage
Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Thornton, a Surfman at Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, poses for a photo with Duncan Hutchison, Monday, June 4, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo PHILADELPHIA — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued a man from a rowboat about 20 miles east of Barnegat Light on Monday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received notification at about 11:20 p.m....