Coast Guard crews to receive recognition in Egg Harbor Township, NJ

USCG file photo EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Coast Guard Rear Adm. William “Dean” Lee, 5th District commander, and Master Chief Petty Officer Stephen Dykema, 5th District command master chief, are scheduled to formally recognize members from local Coast Guard units for their role in the rescue of a man seven miles south of Cape May, during a ceremony scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday at Coast...

Coast Guard numbers released for Operation Safe Catch

PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard has completed Operation Safe Catch and released the final numbers after six months of education, outreach and enforcement Thursday.

Station Atlantic City medevacs man near Atlantic City, N.J.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old man from aboard an aground 35-foot boat Friday in the New Jersey Inter-coastal Waterway near Atlantic City.

Cutter William Tate crew to host Battle of the Bulge veterans

PHILADELPHIA – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Tate, homeported at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia, is scheduled to host a cruise and barbecue event beginning Monday at 10 a.m. for more than 55 World War II veterans of the Battle of the Bulge.

Coast Guard, Auxiliary to begin safe boating campaign in Cape May, N.J.

CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay and the Coast Guard Auxiliary is scheduled to begin National Safe Boating week May 22-May 31 by visiting multiple marinas in the Cape May area.

Coast Guard commences ice breaking in Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard has commenced icebreaking operations in an effort to maintain safe and navigable waterways in and around the Port of Baltimore.

Coast Guard urges mariners to monitor weather conditions, stay in port in New Jersey & Delaware

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard is urging mariners to stay in port along the New Jersey and Delaware coast due to the weekend winter storm warning.

Coast Guard, Philadelphia Marine Police: strong partnership, strong results

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Crystalynn A. Kneen It was a crisp December morning in Philadelphia. A tall man with blue uniformed pants and a floatcoat of a darker shade of blue walked slowly toward the silver, icy gangway down to the concrete pier. As he comfortably advanced to a lustrous silver and black boat he smiled and waved to a younger gentleman with a brilliant orange dry suit who was marching...

Coast Guard to hold commercial fishing safety seminar in Cape May, N.J.

CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, located in Philadelphia, is scheduled to hold a commercial fishing safety seminar in Cape May Wednesday for local commercial fishermen in accordance with Operation Safe Catch.