Coast Guard medevacs 55-year-old man south of Point Loma

Coast Guard medevacs 55-year-old man south of Point Loma
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 55-year-old man approximately 170 miles south of Point Loma, Thursday. At approximately 9:45 p.m. Thursday, the crew of the passenger vessel Shogun contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center to report a passenger was experiencing...

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Point Loma

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Point Loma
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 40-year-old man approximately 70 miles south of Point Loma, Saturday. At approximately 6 a.m. Saturday, the crew of the 68-foot charter fishing boat Tribute contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center to report a passenger was experiencing...

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter interdicts approximately 1,200 lbs. of marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter interdicts approximately 1,200 lbs. of marijuana
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter transfers packages of suspected marijuana from a vessel approximately 29 miles southwest of Point Loma, San Diego, on August 6, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter) SAN DIEGO − The Coast Guard interdicted approximately 1,200 pounds of suspected marijuana southwest of Point Loma, San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 9:30 a.m....

Coast Guard rescues boater after he was ejected in San Diego Bay

Coast Guard rescues boater after he was ejected in San Diego Bay
A Coast Guard Station San Diego 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SAN DIEGO – A Coast Guard Station San Diego crew rescued a man after he was ejected from a dinghy in San Diego Bay, Saturday. At approximately 1:45 p.m., Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a call from a good Samaritan aboard a sailboat who witnessed an out of control unmanned motorized dinghy operating...

Coast Guard to host open house in San Diego

Coast Guard to host open house in San Diego
SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard Sector San Diego personnel are scheduled to host an open house event August 4, from 10 a.m. to noon at the sector, located at 2710 North Harbor Drive. The free event will welcome members of the community onto the base to see Coast Guard helicopters, small boats, cutters and equipment. Attendees will be able to interact with the Coast Guard men and women who conduct daily operations...

Coast Guard helps coordinate rescue for mariners in distress near Encinitas

Coast Guard helps coordinate rescue for mariners in distress near Encinitas
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard assisted in coordinating a rescue for two mariners in distress Monday morning off the coast of Encinitas, California. At approximately 3:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Diego watchstanders received a Digital Selective Calling distress alert indicating a position close to Beacon’s Beach, near Encinitas, which can be activated by pressing a rescue button on many VHF radios. Radio...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Miracle passenger

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Miracle passenger
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 61-year-old woman approximately 56 miles southwest of San Diego, Saturday. At approximately 10 p.m. Friday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Carnival Miracle stating that a female passenger was experiencing symptoms of respiratory distress. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon recommended...

Coast Guard, agency partners interdict 4,000 pounds of marijuana

Coast Guard, agency partners interdict 4,000 pounds of marijuana
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Haddock offloads approximately 4,000 pounds of suspected marijuana at Coast Guard Sector San Diego, May 19, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Rob Simpson. SAN DIEGO – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Haddock offloaded approximately 4,000 pounds of marijuana May 19, at Coast Guard Sector San Diego. Haddock’s crew interdicted...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Pearl passenger south of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Pearl passenger south of San Diego
USCG File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 70-year-old man approximately 130 miles south of San Diego, Wednesday. At approximately 1 p.m. Wednesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Norwegian Pearl stating that a male passenger was experiencing symptoms of heart failure, kidney failure and pneumonia. The Coast Guard...