Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters from aground vessel near Alviso

Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters from aground vessel near Alviso
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco stands with two boaters they rescued near Alviso, California, Dec. 3, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters after their vessel ran aground in the south bay near Alviso, Sunday evening. At approximately 4:45 p.m., Sunday, a good Samaritan contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco reaches 100th life saved in 2017

Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco reaches 100th life saved in 2017
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Lt. Matthew Udkow ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco personnel reached their 100th life saved in 2017, Nov. 12, when they medevaced a fisherman near Pescadero Point. “I am extremely proud of the hard work, training and dedication of the men and women of Air Station San Francisco,” said Capt....

Good Samaritans rescue 4 from fishing boat fire off Pillar Point Harbor

Good Samaritans rescue 4 from fishing boat fire off Pillar Point Harbor
Coast Guard Cutter Tern file photo SAN FRANCISCO — Four crewmembers from the commercial fishing vessel Ocean Gale were rescued by the crew of the commercial fishing vessel Smith Brothers #2, after a boat fire 13 miles southwest of Pillar Point Harbor. Fishermen aboard the Ocean Gale, a 37-foot vessel, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 5 p.m., Monday, reporting...

Coast Guard medevacs crab fisherman near Pescadero Point, Calif.

Coast Guard medevacs crab fisherman near Pescadero Point, Calif.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco medevacs a crab fisherman who reportedly injured his finger when he caught his hand in a crab pot while fishing near Pescadero Point, Calif. Nov. 12, 2017. Coast Guard courtesy video. SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 42-year-old crab fisherman from an 18-foot fishing vessel after the man reportedly...

Coast Guard rescues man aboard dinghy near San Mateo Bridge

Coast Guard rescues man aboard dinghy near San Mateo Bridge
Cost Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a man whose 10-foot dinghy was disabled south of the San Mateo Bridge, Thursday night. California Highway Patrol dispatchers contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 9:45 p.m., to relay a report from the man’s son stating that his father was stranded...

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift boat near Doran Beach

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift boat near Doran Beach
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is searching for Justin Greer, the owner and operator of the 18-foot vessel Sea Swirl that was found adrift near Doran Beach, Monday morning. The National Park Service contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders Monday reporting that they had found...

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man from vessel near Point Piedras

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man from vessel near Point Piedras
Cost Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 62-year-old man from the fishing vessel Pamela Rose approximately eight nautical miles north of Point Piedras, Thursday morning. At approximately midnight, a good Samaritan contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders reporting that the 54-foot fishing vessel Pamela...

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard disabled boat 30 miles off Monterey

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard disabled boat 30 miles off Monterey
Coast Guard Station Monterey 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard crews assisted two boaters who were stranded aboard a boat approximately 30 miles south of Monterey without fuel Thursday. Operators at Vessel Assist, a commercial salvage and towing company, called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco at 2 a.m., requesting...

Coast Guard rescues stranded mariner along Napa River

Coast Guard rescues stranded mariner along Napa River
Cost Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a man who became stranded while operating a personal watercraft along the Napa River, Saturday evening. Two men were riding two personal watercraft when one of the vessels became disabled. One of the men swam ashore and was driven to the Vallejo boat ramp by a good Samaritan....