Coast Guard rescues man near Pacifica Municipal Pier

Coast Guard rescues man near Pacifica Municipal Pier
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); SAN FRANCISCO – An adult male was rescued by the Coast Guard after unexpectedly entering the water from the Pacifica Municipal Pier Monday morning. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders were notified at approximately 7:35 a.m. by theSan Mateo County Dispatch of an adult male who reportedly...

Coast Guard responds to grounded fishing vessel near Half Moon Bay

Coast Guard responds to grounded fishing vessel near Half Moon Bay
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard responded to a commercial fishing vessel grounded on shore near Half Moon Bay Friday night. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders were notified at 11:22 p.m. Friday from a 50-foot commercial fishing vessel that had run aground near Half Moon Bay seven miles south of Pillar Point Harbor. A Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter crew launched from Air...

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett returns after a successful 64-day counter-narcotic patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett returns after a successful 64-day counter-narcotic patrol
SEATTLE — The 150-person crew of Coast Guard Cutter Midgett is scheduled to return to homeport at Coast Guard Base Seattle at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, after a successful 64-day counter-narcotics patrol along the maritime border between the U.S. and Mexico. Midgett’s crew departed Seattle on Oct. 1, and devoted much of the transit south to serving as a training platform for Coast Guard aircrews from...

Coast Guard recovers boater near Santa Cruz, Calif.

Coast Guard recovers boater near Santa Cruz, Calif.
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard recovered the body of an overdue boater 20 miles southwest of Santa Cruz, Calif., Tuesday. The 70-year old male departed aboard the 40-foot fishing vessel Sunrise from Half Moon Bay, July 25. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a call at approximately 1 p.m., Tuesday, reporting him overdue. An MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter crew...

Coast Guard Responds to Mayday near Point Reyes

SAN FRANCISCO – Three people are safe today after their boat started taking on water and almost capsized near Point Reyes, Calif. At approximately 4:30 p.m. they radioed mayday for help, and Coast Guard Sector San Francisco immediately issued an issued an urgent marine information broadcast urging mariners in the area to keep a look out and assist the distressed boaters if possible. Station Golden...

Woman rescued from rip current near Muir Beach

ALAMEDA, Calif. – In a multi-agency operation, crews from the Coast Guard, National Park Service, and California Highway Patrol joined forces to help rescue a 17-year-old woman from the waters near Muir Beach on Wednesday. At approximately 5:45 p.m., the woman was in Tennessee Cove when witnesses noticed she was in distress and fighting a rip current. A good Samaritan and National Park Service...

Coast Guard responds to kite surfer in distress

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a  kite surfer in distress after receiving a report from Foster City Fire Department at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2011. A smallboat crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station San Francisco and an aircrew from Air Station San Francisco responded to the scene at approximately 7 p.m. Foster City Fire Department rescue crews were able to recover the kite...

Coast Guard Receives Additional Information on Ocean Beach Rescue

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard received updated information on the Ocean Beach Rescue on April, 9, 2011. The Coast Guard responded to a mayday call from Tug Boat Richardson’s Bay, a 43-foot steel tug at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 9, 2011. A crew from Coast Guard Station Golden Gate responded and rescued a 53-year-old man from the water. The man was transported to Marin General Hospital...

Coast Guard crew rescues man from capsized boat

USCG file photoALAMEDA, Calif. – A U.S. Coast Guard smallboat crew from Coast Guard Station Golden Gate pulled one man from the water off of Ocean Beach yesterday, April 9, 2011. The crew responded to a report of a vessel in distress off of Ocean Beach at approximately 2:00 pm yesterday. The man was aboard a 47-foot stern trawler taking on water and entered the water with a life ring.  While...