Unified Command continues response to container ship fire west of Big Sur

Unified Command continues response to container ship fire west of Big Sur
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN FRANCISCO — The Unified Command continues to respond to the fire aboard a container ship approximately 80 miles southwest of Big Sur, Saturday. The crew of the container ship NYK Delphinus reported the engine room has seen a steady decline in temperature through Saturday morning. Smoke is no longer visible and the...

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman fallen overboard off Grays Harbor, WA

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman fallen overboard off Grays Harbor, WA
A boatcrew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Station Grays Harbor transits toward waters off Westport, Washington.  File photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Clark GRAYS HARBOR, Wash. — The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday for a 47-year-old man who reportedly fell overboard while underway fishing for halibut 28 miles northwest of Grays Harbor. Missing is Jason LaBrie of Oregon City,...

Unified Command responds to container ship off coast of Monterey

Unified Command responds to container ship off coast of Monterey
The motor vessel NYK Delphinus contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at 4:54 a.m., reporting an engine fire aboard the ship approximately 50 miles west of Monterey, Calif., May 14, 2021.  (Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — A Unified Command consisting of the Coast Guard, the State of California, and Resolve Marine is responding to a fire aboard a container ship approximately...

Coast Guard suspends response to overturned boat near Point Loma

Coast Guard suspends response to overturned boat near Point Loma
Coast Guard Cutter Haddock File PhotoSAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard has suspended its response to an overturned boat near the Point Loma Tide Pools in the Cabrillo National Monument. The Coast Guard Cutter Haddock crew relieved the Blackfin and remained on scene through the night to continue searching for survivors from the capsized, 40-foot trawler-style boat while the Coast Guard and partner agencies...

Coast Guard responds to overturned vessel near Point Loma

Coast Guard responds to overturned vessel near Point Loma
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to an overturned vessel Sunday near the Point Loma Tide Pools in the Cabrillo National Monument. TowBoat U.S. contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego command center watchstanders around 10 a.m., reporting a 40-foot trawler-style boat capsized on the rocks. Coast...

Coast Guard battles weather for medevac 46 miles off San Luis Obispo

Coast Guard battles weather for medevac 46 miles off San Luis Obispo
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station San Francisco’s Forward Operating Base Point Mugu medevaced an injured man Friday from a commercial cargo ship more than 46 miles west of San Luis Obispo. Official U.S. Coast Guard photos. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old man from a commercial cargo ship more than 46 miles west of San Luis Obispo, Friday. The captain...

Coast Guard member receives award for Hurricane Florence rescue

Coast Guard member receives award for Hurricane Florence rescue
Capt. John McCarthy, commanding officer of Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, presents Petty Officer 2nd Class David Paquin, an aviation survival technician, the Distinguished Flying Cross award during a ceremony held at Air Station Sacrament in McClellan, California, Aug. 21, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama) MCCLELLAN, Calif. — A Coast Guard aircrew member...

Coast Guard searching after fishing vessel floods 85 miles off Cape Flattery, WA

Coast Guard searching after fishing vessel floods 85 miles off Cape Flattery, WA
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued one fisherman from a lifeboat early Tuesday morning after a 66-foot commercial fishing boat began to take on water about 85 miles offshore of Cape Flattery with three people aboard. Watchstanders at multiple Coast Guard units received a VHF radio hail for help at about 2 a.m. from a...

Coast Guard rescues injured fisherman 150 miles offshore Yaquina Bay, OR

Coast Guard rescues injured fisherman 150 miles offshore Yaquina Bay, OR
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoists an injured fisherman from a commercial fishing boat operating about 150 miles offshore from Yaquina Bay, Oregon, Aug. 4, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SEATTLE – The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman Tuesday from a 63-foot commercial fishing boat operating about 150 miles offshore from Yaquina Bay, Oregon. Rescued was Nathanial Miller, 24. Watchstanders...