Coast Guard, partners respond to reports of oil sheen off California

Coast Guard, partners respond to reports of oil sheen off California
A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco flight crew conducts an overflight to monitor an oil sheen off of Summerland Beach in Santa Barbara, California, Jan. 7, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo released) SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — U.S Coast Guard pollution responders are coordinating with partners in response to an oil sheen reported off Summerland Beach, Friday. The estimated 1 and a half to 2-mile-long...

Coast Guard medevacs individual 23 miles off the coast of San Francisco

Coast Guard medevacs individual 23 miles off the coast of San Francisco
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 63-year-old male off the fishing vessel New Huck Finn approximately 23 miles southwest of Point Reyes, Friday. Crewmembers from the fishing vessel New Huck Finn contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 10:15 a.m., reporting a crew member...

Coast Guard medevacs individual off cargo vessel

Coast Guard medevacs individual off cargo vessel
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and San Francisco Fire Department medevaced a 29-year-old male off the general cargo vessel Johnelle at anchorage 9 in San Francisco, Friday. Crew members from the general cargo vessel Johnelle contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at 12:15 p.m., reporting a crew...

Coast Guard rescues 7 near Muir Beach

Coast Guard rescues 7 near Muir Beach
Coast Guard members from Coast Guard Station Golden Gate dewater a 28-foot boat during a search and rescue case approximately five miles West of Muir Beach, California, Nov. 11, 2022.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO —The Coast Guard rescued seven people Friday from their disabled boat approximately five miles West of Muir Beach. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized boat on San Joaquin River

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized boat on San Joaquin River
A capsized boat shown near Pirates Lair Marina on the San Joaquin River, California, Nov. 9, 2022. A Coast Guard Station Rio Vista boat crew launched after receiving a report of a capsized boat and were able to rescue all three of the boaters with a minor injury reported. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people Tuesday afternoon after a recreational boat struck...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people, 2 dogs near Point San Pablo

Coast Guard rescues 4 people, 2 dogs near Point San Pablo
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued four people and two dogs Friday evening after their boat became taking on water approximately one mile off of Point San Pablo. California Highway Patrol notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 9:10 p.m. Friday, of a boat taking on water with four people...

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...