Coast Guard, San Francisco FD rescue 2 swimmers near China Beach

Coast Guard, San Francisco FD rescue 2 swimmers near China Beach
San Francisco Fire Department members aboard a jet ski assist a distressed swimmer near China Beach, May 20, 2017. The jet ski delivered the swimmer to a Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 47-foot Motor Lifeboat (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Garrett Henderson.) SAUSALITO, Calif. — Coast Guard and San Francisco Fire Department personnel responded to two hypothermic swimmers in the vicinity...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Crissy Field

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Crissy Field
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a kite surfer in distress near Crissy Field Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report from a kite surfer in the vicinity of the distressed surfer at approximately 4:50 p.m. A Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco boatcrew diverted from a completed mission to assist due to proximity. Boatcrew members...

Coast Guard aides in search for paddle boarder

Coast Guard aides in search for paddle boarder
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard personnel assisted in an overnight search Saturday until a Mission City Patrol Boat crew located a 60-year-old paddle boarder Sunday morning, who was reported missing near San Rafael Creek. The search for Jane Butler began after her son notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 11:00 p.m., reporting his mom left to paddleboard and usually...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after boat capsizes near Berkeley

Coast Guard rescues 2 after boat capsizes near Berkeley
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued two people who were reportedly experiencing symptoms of hypothermia after their 14-foot boat capsized near the Berkeley Marina, Tuesday. A good Samaritan reported the capsizing to Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 4:40 p.m. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station San Francisco arrived...

Coast Guard continues to monitor sunken barge near Bay Bridge

Coast Guard continues to monitor sunken barge near Bay Bridge
Personnel at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco have continue to enforce a safety zone around the sunken freight barge Vengeance that sunk April 7 near San Francisco, April 26, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy image) SAN FRANCISCO — A unified command comprised of the U.S. Coast Guard, California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response, San Francisco Department...

Coast Guard locates body of missing man near Muir Beach

Coast Guard locates body of missing man near Muir Beach
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard helicopter aircrew located a deceased 64-year-old fisherman, after he was reported missing off Muir Beach Wednesday morning. The victim was identified by the Marin County Coroner as Juki Dang Wednesday evening. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends during this difficult time,” said Cmdr. Matt Thompson, the Chief of Response for...

Coast Guard searches for missing boater near Muir Beach

Coast Guard searches for missing boater near Muir Beach
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater Wednesday after a capsized 10-foot white fiber glass skiff was found approximately a mile off of Muir Beach. Missing is Juki Dang, a 64-year-old male, from Oakland. Car keys and the missing boaters wallet were found aboard the skiff, and a cooler containing fish was located nearby. A Good Samaritan notified Coast Guard...

Coast Guard and partner agencies continue to monitor the sunken barge south of Bay Bridge

Coast Guard and partner agencies continue to monitor the sunken barge south of Bay Bridge
The 112-foot freight barge Vengeance is pictured after capsizing near Yerba Buena Island, Calif., April 7, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN FRANCISCO – A collaborative unified command has been established, comprised of the U.S. Coast Guard, California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response, San Francisco Department of Emergency Management, Vortex Marine Construction...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kite boarders in distress in San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 kite boarders in distress in San Francisco Bay
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard boat crews rescued two kite boarders in distress from San Francisco Bay in separate cases Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received the first report of a downed kite boarder near Coyote Point around 4:30 p.m. A Coast Guard Station San Francisco boat crew arrived on scene around 5 p.m., recovered the kite boarder from the...