Coast Guard aids vessel taking on water near Westport

Coast Guard aids vessel taking on water near Westport
Coast Guard Station Noyo River responds to a report of the vessel Samurai taking on water approximately one mile off Westport, California July 6, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class William Roman. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard responded Thursday to a report of a vessel taking on water with eight people aboard approximately a mile off the coast of Westport. Boaters aboard...

Coast Guard honors fallen flight crew on 20th anniversary of helicopter crash

Coast Guard honors fallen flight crew on 20th anniversary of helicopter crash
A ceremonial color guard team at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay presents colors before a memorial service held in remembrance of the crew and passengers of the CG-6549 helicopter that crashed 20 years ago during a search-and-rescue mission. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Alex Gray. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The crew of Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay held a memorial service in McKinleyville, Thursday,...

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay holds change-of-command ceremony
Capt. Arthur Snyder, outgoing commander, shakes hands with Capt. Gregory Fuller after Fuller assumed command of Sector Humboldt Bay in McKinleyville, Calif., June 8, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sarah Wilson. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Capt. Gregory Fuller relieved Capt. Arthur Snyder as commander of Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay in a change-of-command ceremony at the...

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay to hold change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay to hold change-of-command ceremony
MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Coast Guard personnel are scheduled to host a change-of-command ceremony for Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay in McKinleyville Thursday. Capt. Gregory T. Fuller is scheduled to relieve Capt. Arthur J. Snyder as commander of Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay in a change-of-command ceremony at 10 a.m. Fuller is coming from Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security Joint Task...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from Smith River

Coast Guard rescues 3 from Smith River
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three teenagers Tuesday from the Smith River approximately seven miles east of the U.S. Highway 101 bridge in Crescent City. Del Norte County Sheriff personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately 5:50 p.m., reporting that three teenagers became stranded after their vessel capsized and they needed a helicopter...

Coast Guard medevacs distressed hiker from Lost Coast Trail

Coast Guard medevacs distressed hiker from Lost Coast Trail
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 29-year-old female hiker Thursday from the Lost Coast Trail approximately 45 miles south of Humboldt Bay. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately 11 a.m., reporting an activated Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) by a distressed hiker needing...

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded hikers near Eel River

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded hikers near Eel River
USCG File Photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. ⎯ The Coast Guard rescued two hikers who were stranded along the Eel River near Island Mountain, Wednesday morning. Local responders contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders around 10 p.m., Tuesday requesting assistance locating two hikers who had become stranded. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay hoisted...

Coast Guard rescues man from Humboldt Bay jetty

Coast Guard rescues man from Humboldt Bay jetty
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay hoists a man from Humboldt Bay’s north jetty Jan. 26, 2017 after he became stranded due to a disabled vehicle and hazardous surf conditions. U.S. Coast Guard photo. McKinleyville, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued a man from the Humboldt Bay north jetty Thursday after he became stranded in his vehicle during a...

Coast Guard establishes safety zones for Noyo River, Humboldt Bay, Crescent City Harbor

Coast Guard establishes safety zones for Noyo River, Humboldt Bay, Crescent City Harbor
EUREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard established a safety zone in the navigable waters of the Noyo River Channel, Humboldt Bay and Crescent City Harbor entrances Saturday to promote the navigational safety of all vessels along the coast when extreme environmental conditions are present, which will extend through March 31. The safety zone prohibits vessels from transiting the affected areas during...