Coast Guard, Alameda Fire Department assist 16 rowers aground in Alameda

Coast Guard, Alameda Fire Department assist 16 rowers aground in Alameda
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard rescue swimmer and an Alameda Fire Department rescue boat crew assisted 16 rowers Saturday afternoon after their boat took on water and ran aground approximately 50 yards north of Coast Guard Island in Alameda. An Alameda Fire Department rescue boat crew notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 11:30 a.m. that they noticed a large...

Coast Guard rescues 3rd kite surfer this month

Coast Guard rescues 3rd kite surfer this month
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a downed kite surfer near Santa Cruz Monday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report from a friend of a distressed kite surfer with broken equipment stranded near a rocky shore at approximately 4 p.m. Sector San Francisco watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast to local mariners and dispatched...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina

Coast Guard rescues 2 kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina
Coast Guard Cutter Pike file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report at approximately 7:45 p.m., that two kite surfers were expected to return to Oyster Point Marina at 5:30 p.m., but never returned. One individual, the student, was kite surfing while the...

Coast Guard aides in search for paddle boarder

Coast Guard aides in search for paddle boarder
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard personnel assisted in an overnight search Saturday until a Mission City Patrol Boat crew located a 60-year-old paddle boarder Sunday morning, who was reported missing near San Rafael Creek. The search for Jane Butler began after her son notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 11:00 p.m., reporting his mom left to paddleboard and usually...

Coast Guard locates body of missing man near Muir Beach

Coast Guard locates body of missing man near Muir Beach
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard helicopter aircrew located a deceased 64-year-old fisherman, after he was reported missing off Muir Beach Wednesday morning. The victim was identified by the Marin County Coroner as Juki Dang Wednesday evening. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends during this difficult time,” said Cmdr. Matt Thompson, the Chief of Response for...

Coast Guard searches for missing boater near Muir Beach

Coast Guard searches for missing boater near Muir Beach
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater Wednesday after a capsized 10-foot white fiber glass skiff was found approximately a mile off of Muir Beach. Missing is Juki Dang, a 64-year-old male, from Oakland. Car keys and the missing boaters wallet were found aboard the skiff, and a cooler containing fish was located nearby. A Good Samaritan notified Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responding to sunken barge south of the Bay Bridge, cleanup underway

Coast Guard responding to sunken barge south of the Bay Bridge, cleanup underway
The 112-foot freight barge Vengeance is pictured after capsizing near Yerba Buena Island, Calif., April 7, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard and the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response are responding to the report of the capsized and sunken 112-foot freight barge Vengeance leaking diesel fuel and hydraulic oil south of the...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Dumbarton Bridge

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Dumbarton Bridge
A crew from Coast Guard Station San Francisco searches for a missing kayaker near the Dumbarton Bridge in San Francisco Bay Jan. 24, 2017. Photo by Menlo Park Fire Protection District. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Wednesday for a kayaker who went missing near the Dumbarton Bridge Tuesday. The search for Kenneth Maldonado was suspended  after Coast Guard helicopter...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Half Moon Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Half Moon Bay
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard along with San Mateo Fire Fighters rescued three people from a rocky cove in Half Moon Bay, Calif., at approximately 2:00 p.m. Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center received a 911 transfer call at 12:01 p.m., from a man on a disabled and adrift 17-foot recreational vessel in Half Moon Bay with two other individuals onboard. Sector...