Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week
Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner and Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite guide their bomb-detection dogs for Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco 91105, as they conduct pier sweeps during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up safety and security patrols for this year’s...

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones
Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in San Pedro, Calif., place a yellow buoy marking the center of the San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 security zone, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Ocean Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Ocean Beach
47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday for a 19-year-old man who went missing off Ocean Beach Tuesday evening. The Coast Guard suspended its search after searching for approximately 13 1/2 hours while covering approximately 180 miles. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the missing man,” said Capt. Tony Ceraolo,...

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...

25 passengers, crew rescued from vessel taking on water near San Clemente Island

25 passengers, crew rescued from vessel taking on water near San Clemente Island
Twenty passengers are rescued by the Coast Guard Cutter Sockeye’s crew after the charter fishing vessel Truline began taking on water south of San Clemente Island, March 19, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/released) SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of 25 passengers and crew after their vessel began taking on water near San Clemente Island, Sunday. At 2:51 a.m., Sunday, watchstanders...

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Fleet Week kicks off in the Bay Area with events open to the public Oct. 3-10, including the Parade of Ships arrival to the Port of San Francisco. With the greater San Francisco Bay Area’s largest military presence totaling more than 4,000 men and women, Coast Guard personnel and assets will participate and provide maritime security for the Fleet Week events. These Coast...

Coast Guard rescues person from sailing vessel 75 miles offshore Monterey

Coast Guard rescues person from sailing vessel 75 miles offshore Monterey
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a person aboard a sailing vessel taking on water approximately 75 miles southwest of Monterey, Thursday morning. At 6:26 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders received a distress call from the master of the 31-foot sailing vessel Apster. Due to an inaudible radio transmission, communications was lost. Watchstanders were able...

Coast Guard assists 8 aboard disabled boat

Coast Guard assists 8 aboard disabled boat
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard assisted a sailing vessel in distress Wednesday with eight people aboard in the vicinity of San Pablo Bay, Calif. At approximately 3:25 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a distress call from the operator of a 42-foot recreational sailing vessel stating the vessel had lost steering and was headed toward rocks with eight passengers aboard. The...