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Station Townsends Inlet, NJ /Station Fortesque, NJ

"The South Jersey Trident"


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Station Townsend Inlet, NJStation Fortesque, NJ

      Station Townsends Inlet, NJ                                  Station Fortesque, NJ

Station Cape May’s Area of Responsibility (AOR) is the area defined by Fifth Coast Guard District.  Unit boundaries and areas of responsibility change with the operational status of Station Smalls (sm), which include Townsends Inlet and Fortescue.  Both station (sm) operate from May to October.  Located in Fortescue, NJ, Station (sm) Fortescue is responsible for the waters of Delaware Bay that exists south of a line drawn across Delaware Bay at Bombay Hook, DE, to a line drawn across the Bay from Bowers Beach, DE, to Reeds Beach, NJ.  Located at Townsends Inlet, NJ, Station (sm) Townsends Inlet is responsible for the intracoastal waterway and waters off the coast of NJ.

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Search and Rescue (SAR)

Ports, Waterways, and Coastal Security

Maritime Law Enforcement

Recreational Boating Safety

Pollution Response

Heavy Weather Operations

Last Modified 12/21/2015