Good Samaritans rescue 4 from fishing boat fire off Pillar Point Harbor

Good Samaritans rescue 4 from fishing boat fire off Pillar Point Harbor
Coast Guard Cutter Tern file photo SAN FRANCISCO — Four crewmembers from the commercial fishing vessel Ocean Gale were rescued by the crew of the commercial fishing vessel Smith Brothers #2, after a boat fire 13 miles southwest of Pillar Point Harbor. Fishermen aboard the Ocean Gale, a 37-foot vessel, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 5 p.m., Monday, reporting...

Coast Guard medevacs crab fisherman near Pescadero Point, Calif.

Coast Guard medevacs crab fisherman near Pescadero Point, Calif.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco medevacs a crab fisherman who reportedly injured his finger when he caught his hand in a crab pot while fishing near Pescadero Point, Calif. Nov. 12, 2017. Coast Guard courtesy video. SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 42-year-old crab fisherman from an 18-foot fishing vessel after the man reportedly...

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week
Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner and Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite guide their bomb-detection dogs for Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco 91105, as they conduct pier sweeps during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up safety and security patrols for this year’s...

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones
Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in San Pedro, Calif., place a yellow buoy marking the center of the San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 security zone, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 near Alcatraz Island

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 near Alcatraz Island
A vessel that ran aground onto Alcatraz Island, Calif., remains ashore after the two boaters who were on board were rescued from the water, Aug. 29, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN FRANCISCO — A good Samaritan and a Coast Guard aircrew rescued two people from the water after their raft ran aground and took on water near Alcatraz Island, Tuesday night. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Ocean Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Ocean Beach
47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday for a 19-year-old man who went missing off Ocean Beach Tuesday evening. The Coast Guard suspended its search after searching for approximately 13 1/2 hours while covering approximately 180 miles. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the missing man,” said Capt. Tony Ceraolo,...

Coast Guard assists boater taking on water near Golden Gate Bridge

Coast Guard assists boater taking on water near Golden Gate Bridge
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Golden Gate tows a 32-foot sailing vessel to Travis Marina in Horseshoe Bay after the vessel began taking on water, June 7, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Whitlow. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard assisted a mariner aboard a 32-foot sailing vessel after he reportedly struck Duxbury Reef and the sailboat began...

Coast Guard assists possible heart attack victim near San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard assists possible heart attack victim near San Francisco Bay
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Golden Gate and emergency medical services personnel from Southern Marine Fire Protection District assist a woman experiencing symptoms of a heart attack at the Station Golden Gate dock in Sausalito, Calif., June 7, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Whitlow. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and Southern Marin Fire...

Coast Guard, Marin County FD kick off National Safe Boating Week in Sausalito

Coast Guard, Marin County FD kick off National Safe Boating Week in Sausalito
A group of visitors takes a tour of a Coast Guard Auxiliary small boat at Coast Guard Station Golden Gate, Sausalito, California. The Coast Guard Auxiliary organized the event to kick off the National Safe Boating Week during May 20 – May 26, 2017. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Third Class Paul Krug. SAUSALITO, Calif. — The Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary and the Marin County Fire Department...