Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Mission Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Mission Beach
USCG File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for a 17-year-old male who went missing while swimming in the waters off Mission Beach Sunday evening. The Coast Guard began searching Sunday after watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center were notified that the San Diego Life Guards were searching for a missing swimmer. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Mission Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Mission Beach
USCG File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard continues to search for a missing 17-year-old male Monday morning after he went missing in the waters off Mission Beach, in San Diego, Sunday evening. At approximately 7:30 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center were notified that the San Diego Life Guards were searching for a missing swimmer, after...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 200 miles south of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 200 miles south of San Diego
USCG File Photo SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard medevaced a 31-year-old woman Thursday from a cruise ship approximately 200 miles south of San Diego. Star Princess, a 951-foot cruise ship, personnel notified the Coast Guard that a woman aboard the ship needed further medical treatment due to potential for hemorrhaging of the brain at 3:54 p.m., Wednesday, when the ship was 572 miles south of San Diego. Coast...

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 Diego designated a Coast Guard City

San Diego designated a Coast Guard City
Kevin Faulconer, mayor of San Diego presents Adm. Paul Zukunft, commandant, U.S. Coast Guard with the key to the city of San Diego during a ceremony designating San Diego a Coast Guard city February 23, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN DIEGO – The city of San Diego was officially designated as a Coast Guard City on Thursday during a ceremony at Coast...

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater west of Mission Bay

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater west of Mission Bay
SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard has ended its search for a missing boater after he was found safe, Wednesday. While watching news reports of the search for Garret Ferguson, a nurse at Scripps Mercy Hospital, in San Diego, recognized Ferguson as one of their patients. Upon verification that it was him, all search efforts were ended. Ferguson, 36, was presumed missing after an empty vessel was found approximately...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing boater west of Mission Bay

Coast Guard searching for possible missing boater west of Mission Bay
SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing boater after an empty vessel was found approximately one mile west of Mission Bay, in San Diego, yesterday. Missing is Garrett Ferguson, 36, from Huntington Beach, California. His identification was left aboard the abandoned six-foot dingy. At approximately 11:50 a.m. yesterday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Star Princess southwest of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Star Princess southwest of San Diego
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 73-year-old woman approximately 86 miles southwest of San Diego, Monday. At approximately 5:15 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Star Princess stating that a female passenger was experiencing persistent severe abdominal pain. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon recommended that...

Coast Guard medevacs 50-year-old man from cruise ship Carnival Inspiration

Coast Guard medevacs 50-year-old man from cruise ship Carnival Inspiration
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 50-year-old man approximately 27 miles southwest of San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 7 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Carnival Inspiration stating that a male passenger was experiencing heart-attack like symptoms. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon recommended that the...