Coast Guard rescues man near Pacifica Municipal Pier

Coast Guard rescues man near Pacifica Municipal Pier
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 jumped or fell into the water from the Pacifica Municipal Pier and seemed to be in distress. A Coast...

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. googletag.cmd.push(function() {...

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...