Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco welcomes new commanding officer

Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco welcomes new commanding officer
Rear Adm. Brian K. Penoyer with Capt. Thomas Cooper and Capt. Christopher Huberty, during a change-of-command ceremony on Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco on June 17, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Schnabel) SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard Capt. Christopher Huberty replaced Capt. Thomas Cooper as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco during...

Coast Guard responds to adrift container ship off Point Reyes coast

Coast Guard responds to adrift container ship off Point Reyes coast
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife Office of Spill Prevention and Response and Marin County are responding to an adrift 564-foot container ship approximately seven miles off the coast of Point Reyes, Calif., Friday. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders were notified...

Coast Guard continues salvage operations for aground boat

Coast Guard continues salvage operations for aground boat
Photo courtesy of California Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continued salvage operations Tuesday that began Saturday for the grounded 42-foot commercial fishing boat Seastar on Kehoe Beach. Contractors removed all fuel and hazardous materials from the Seastar Saturday afternoon before commencing salvage operations. Salvage...

Coast Guard Cutter Active returns home following counterdrug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Active returns home following counterdrug patrol
An aircrew and a HH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Port Angeles prepares to land on the Coast Guard Cutter Active’s flight deck during a counter-drug patrol. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Wood. PORT ANGELES, Wash. – The Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC 619) and crew returned to their homeport in Port Angeles Wednesday after a 10,572-mile, 55-day deployment...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled sailboat near Daly City

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled sailboat near Daly City
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two people Sunday evening after their sailboat became disabled approximately two miles west of Daly City. TowBoat U.S. notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 5:55 p.m. Sunday of a 37-foot sailboat with two people aboard, drifting into the surf near Daly...

Coast Guard rescues stranded man off rocks near Greyhound Rock County Park

Coast Guard rescues stranded man off rocks near Greyhound Rock County Park
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a stranded man Sunday from Greyhound Rock at Greyhound Rock County Park. A bystander contacted Coast Guard Station Monterey watchstanders at 7:39 p.m. reporting a person was stranded on Greyhound Rock. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders dispatched a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard, Southern Marin Fire crews rescue 5 from cliff near Muir Beach

Coast Guard, Southern Marin Fire crews rescue 5 from cliff near Muir Beach
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and Southern Marin Fire Protection District crews rescued five people Saturday from a cliffside near Muir Beach. Battalion 3, Southern Marin Fire Protection District, notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at 8:17 p.m. Saturday of three people stranded on a cliff face...

Coast Guard medevacs woman 380 miles west of Bodega Bay

Coast Guard medevacs woman 380 miles west of Bodega Bay
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo. ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard and San Francisco Fire Department personnel medevaced a woman from a sailboat approximately 380 miles west of Bodega Bay Tuesday morning. Eleventh Coast Guard District Command Center watchstanders received a notification via satellite communicator at approximately 1:45 p.m. Monday, from the captain of the sailboat Cibola,...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man and 6 dogs

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man and 6 dogs
A Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew and Marin County Fire Department personnel rescue a mariner and six dogs from a grounded vessel located near Tomales Point, California, August 3, 2021.  (Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is responding to a fuel spill Wednesday from a grounded boat located a half mile north of Driftwood Beach, Tomales Point, left...