Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near LA coast

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near LA coast
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced an 83-year-old man from a fishing vessel 70 nautical miles off the coast of Los Angeles Saturday. At approximately 9:00 a.m., the captain of a chartered fishing vessel requested assistance from the Coast Guard for an 83-year-old man aboard the vessel who...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer in San Pablo Bay

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer in San Pablo Bay
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a kite surfer after he became stranded in San Pablo Bay, Tuesday. A bystander on shore called 911 dispatchers, who contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 10:30 a.m., reporting the kite surfer had been observed struggling...

Coast Guard responds to unmanned adrift dingy near Point Vincente

Coast Guard responds to unmanned adrift dingy near Point Vincente
Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard searched for the owner of an unmanned adrift dinghy found approximately four nautical miles west of Point Vincente, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Point Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducted searches in the area that the unmanned dingy was found. Crews aboard a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard medevacs shark bite victim near San Francisco

Coast Guard medevacs shark bite victim near San Francisco
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco helicopter crew medevacs a man who was bitten by a shark near the Farallon Islands off the Coast of San Francisco, Oct. 23, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a man who was bitten by a shark while diving near the Farallon Islands off the coast of San Francisco, Tuesday morning. The crew of the research vessel NorCal 1...

Coast Guard assists NOAA in response to entangled whale near Santa Cruz

Coast Guard assists NOAA in response to entangled whale near Santa Cruz
Coast Guard Cutter Hawksbill assists NOAA personnel with the disentanglement of a whale three miles southwest of Santa Cruz, Oct. 15, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard assisted National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration personnel in locating an entangled whale and assisting in its safe disentanglement near Santa Cruz, Monday. NOAA personnel contacted Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs man from charter fishing vessel west of Golden Gate Bridge

Coast Guard medevacs man from charter fishing vessel west of Golden Gate Bridge
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 46-year-old man from a 50-foot charter fishing vessel approximately 20 miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge, Saturday afternoon. The captain of the fishing vessel Tiger Shark contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailboat 77 miles southwest of Half Moon Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailboat 77 miles southwest of Half Moon Bay
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew poses with two boaters after hoisting them from their 37-foot disabled sailboat 77 miles southwest of Half Moon Bay, Sept. 23, 2018. Pictured left to right are Petty Officer 3rd Class James Granger (flight mechanic), Lt. Katherine Voth(aricraft commander), the two rescued boaters, Petty Officer 2nd Class Dan Gossage (rescue swimmer)...

Coast Guard rescues stranded wind surfer near Coyote Point

Coast Guard rescues stranded wind surfer near Coyote Point
A Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45-foot Response Boat crew rescues a stranded wind surfer after he became separated from his gear off Coyote Point near San Mateo, California, Sept. 18, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard, partner agencies and a good Samaritan rescued a stranded wind surfer after he became separated from his gear near Coyote Point, Tuesday evening. The...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 35 miles southwest of Golden Gate Bridge

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 35 miles southwest of Golden Gate Bridge
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott HandlinSAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 76-year-old woman approximately 35 miles southwest of the Golden Gate Bridge, Tuesday morning. Crew aboard the cruise ship Star Princess contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 5 a.m. requesting assistance for a passenger experiencing symptoms...