Coast Guard responds to 37 distress calls as thunderstorms rage through Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE – Coast Guard responds to 37 distress calls resulting in more than 77 people assisted or rescued after a severe thunderstorm developed in the Chesapeake Bay Sunday afternoon.

Station Stillpond rescues 2 in Sassafras River

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a boat taking on water in the Sassafras River near Grove Point in Earleville, Md., Saturday.

Coast Guard suspends search for 4 in Middle River

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard suspended its search at 2:01 p.m., Saturday for four people aboard a boat reportedly taking on water in the Middle River.

Coast Guard and partners searching for 4 in Middle River

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard along with partnering agencies are searching for four people in the Middle River Saturday after receiving a distress call.

Coast Guard rescues 4 near Pooles Island Md.

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard rescued four people from a boat taking on water north of Pooles Island in Chestertown Md., Saturday.

Coast Guard other agencies rescue 7 in Middle River

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard along with a fire department boat crew, Baltimore County Police Department and Deckelman’s Towing rescued seven people from a boat in the Middle River near Essex, Md., Sunday.

Coast Guard assists sinking boat

BALTIMORE – Coast Guard and local agencies responded to a distress call from a man who reportedly struck a buoy in the Elk River, Md., Saturday.

Coast Guard Rescues 2 people and 1 dog in the Elk River

BALTIMORE -The Coast Guard rescued 2 people and 1 dog Sunday in the Elk River near the mouth of the Bohemia River after both people fell off their raft. Rescued were Cynthia Davis, 54, and Earl Jones, 59, both from Arbutus, Md. The Duty, a commercial tug, notified Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders via VHF radio reporting that people holding onto a life raft were yelling for help. Coast Guard...