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...

Coast Guard rescues two men stranded on Pewetole Island

Coast Guard rescues two men stranded on Pewetole Island
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued two men stranded on Pewetole Island near the coast of Trinidad, Sunday morning. A good Samaritan kayaker contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders just after 9 a.m., reporting that two people were stranded on Pewetole Island. The two people had waded out to the island from the beach near...

Coast Guard aids crab fishermen aboard disabled vessel near Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard aids crab fishermen aboard disabled vessel near Humboldt Bay
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay tows the 32-foot commercial fishing vessel Comet after it became disabled approximately two miles southwest of the Humboldt Bay south spit, Feb. 6, 2018. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard assisted two Dungeness crab fishermen aboard a 32-foot commercial fishing vessel approximately two miles southwest of the Humboldt Bay south...

Coast Guard aids fishermen aboard disabled vessel near Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard aids fishermen aboard disabled vessel near Humboldt Bay
The Lori Ann, a 58-foot commercial fishing vessel, is moored at Woodley Island Marina in Eureka, Calif., Feb. 5, 2018 after a Coast Guard boat crew from Station Humboldt Bay towed them to the marina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Released) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard assisted four Dungeness crab fishermen aboard the 58-foot commercial fishing vessel Lori Ann approximately two miles west of...

Coast Guard assists 3 fishermen in distress near Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard assists 3 fishermen in distress near Humboldt Bay
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard aided three fishermen in distress after the engine room on their vessel began flooding near Humboldt Bay, Saturday. A good Samaritan issued a mayday call to Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders via VHF-FM channel 16 around 10 a.m., reporting that the commercial fishing vessel Gerry B was taking on water...

Coast Guard holds memorial service for crew of CG 1363

Coast Guard holds memorial service for crew of CG 1363
The wreckage of CG 1363, an HH-52 Seaguard helicopter that crashed into a mountain in a severe storm during a rescue operation Dec. 22, 1964, remains at Strawberry Rock in Trinidad, Calif., on Dec. 22, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard held a memorial service at Strawberry Rock in Trinidad, Friday, to honor the crew and passengers of the CG-1363, an...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Noyo River

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Noyo River
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 22-year-old fisherman near Noyo River who was reportedly suffering from abdominal pains aboard the 42-foot commercial fishing vessel Princess, Sunday. The Princess’ crew contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders on VHF-FM channel 16 around 4 p.m., requesting help for...

Coast Guard rescues 16-year-old hiker from cliff near Crescent City

Coast Guard rescues 16-year-old hiker from cliff near Crescent City
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a 16-year-old boy who fell from the Coastal Trail on Highway 101 and was stranded 300 feet up from a cliff face near Crescent City, Saturday night. The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers called Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders around 10 p.m., to request a helicopter...