Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel fire near Eureka

Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel fire near Eureka
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Aircrew members aboard a Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter respond to a fire aboard the commercial fishing vessel Midori near Trinidad, California, April 18, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard video) McKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard is coordinating fuel removal and salvage operations...

Coast Guard, Arcata Fire Department conduct interagency training

Coast Guard, Arcata Fire Department conduct interagency training
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo ARCATA, Calif. — The Coast Guard and Arcata Fire Department conducted interagency hoist training at the Mad River Community Hospital in Arcata, Tuesday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and the Arcata Fire Department conducted...

Coast Guard temporarily relieves officer in charge of Station Noyo River

Coast Guard temporarily relieves officer in charge of Station Noyo River
Coast Guard Station Noyo River file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Pamela J. Boehland. ALAMEDA, Calif. — Rear Adm. Todd Sokalzuk, Commander of the 11th Coast Guard District, temporarily relieved the officer-in-charge of Coast Guard Station Noyo River, located in Ft. Bragg, Calif., Wednesday, citing a loss of confidence in the member’s ability to lead. The relief of an officer-in-charge by a district...

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners following boat fire near Table Bluff

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners following boat fire near Table Bluff
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard aided three fishermen in distress after their 45-foot fishing vessel caught fire and was flooding near Table Bluff, Wednesday morning. A crew member of the commercial fishing vessel Advance called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay via cell phone around 8:30 a.m., reporting an engine fire and flooding...

Humboldt Bay-based Coast Guard crew returns home after counterdrug deployment

Humboldt Bay-based Coast Guard crew returns home after counterdrug deployment
Pallets of seized suspected contraband sit on the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf prior to being offloaded by Bertholf’s crew at B Street Pier, San Diego, March 20, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon/released). MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — A Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and crew returned home Thursday following a 77-day counterdrug patrol in the...

Coast Guard assists two Dungeness crab fishermen near Trinidad, California

Coast Guard assists two Dungeness crab fishermen near Trinidad, California
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard assisted two Dungeness crab fishermen aboard a 40-foot commercial fishing vessel approximately five miles west of Trinidad, Monday night. The crew aboard the 100-year-old vessel, Radiant, contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders via VHF-FM channel 16 around 11 p.m., reporting that their vessel was...

Coast Guard aircrew recognized for 2017 rescue near Crescent City

Coast Guard aircrew recognized for 2017 rescue near Crescent City
Lt. Edwin Forteza, Petty Officer 1st Class Nicholas Gardner, Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeff Bothman and Lt. Jacob Dorsey stand together following their award ceremony at Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay in McKinleyville, California, March 8, 2018. (Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard recognized four Sector Humboldt Bay aircrew members during...

Coast Guard rescues two fishermen, assists two additional vessels

Coast Guard rescues two fishermen, assists two additional vessels
A Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew tows the Jumpin’ Jack to Humboldt Bay, California, Feb. 15, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen aboard a 38-foot commercial fishing vessel approximately three miles west of Mendocino, Wednesday evening, and assisted two additional commercial fishing vessels near McKinleyville...

Coast Guard rescues woman who fell off cliff near Houda Point Beach

Coast Guard rescues woman who fell off cliff near Houda Point Beach
File photo of a Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducting cliff-rescue training (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Audra Forteza) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued a 30-year-old woman near Houda Point Beach near Trinidad, Wednesday. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately...