Coast Guard rescues three people off the rocks near the Anacapa Island

Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip file photo

Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip file photo

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a vessel on the rocks in Anacapa Island near Port Hueneme, Calif., Wednesday.

The operator aboard the Salty Jack, a 24-foot bayliner pleasure craft, notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center that the vessel was grounded on the rocks near Anacapa Island.

Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach diverted the Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip, home-ported in Oxnard, to assist the vessel. The crew of the Blacktip recovered one individual out of the water, pulled the vessel off the rocks and transferred the tow to TowBoatUS Ventura.

Also assisting in the rescue as a 45-foot Response Boat Medium from Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor.

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