Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro returns home from 2 month patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro returns home from 2 month patrol
Members from Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro stand in formation on the back of the cutter, July 24, 2020. The cutter’s hull day, July 24, correlates with its hull number, 724. KODIAK, Alaska — The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) returned to homeport following a two-month-long Operation North Pacific Guard (NPG) patrol, focused on enforcing international fishery...

Coast Guard rescues kayakers stranded on Anacapa Island

Coast Guard rescues kayakers stranded on Anacapa Island
The Coast Guard rescued two women who were stranded on Anacapa Island, Aug. 11. 2020. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued two women who were stranded on Anacapa Island, Tuesday. At approximately 3:00 p.m., 911 dispatchers relayed a call from the kayakers, who were stranded on a rocky outcropping, to Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 near Treasure Island

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 near Treasure Island
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard, partner agencies, and a Good Samaritan rescued three people after their boat capsized near Treasure Island, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a distress call from a good Samaritan on their vessel Sun Dance after they came across...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off San Nicolas Island

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off San Nicolas Island
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 a man from a fishing vessel approximately eight miles off San Nicolas Island, Saturday. At approximately 3:13 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders received a report of a man having convulsions aboard the fishing vessel Ginger,...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to explosion aboard sailboat

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to explosion aboard sailboat
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium tows a vessel back to port 6 June 2020 Avalon, California.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a report of an explosion aboard a vessel near Avalon Saturday. At approximately 10:55 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders received a call via channel 16 alerting them to a reported...

Coast Guard rescues man from Marshall’s Beach

Coast Guard rescues man from Marshall's Beach
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued an adult man who was stranded near Marshall’s Beach in San Francisco Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center watchstanders received a report from the National Parks Service at 11:12 p.m. requesting assistance in the...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 2 from aground houseboat in Napa River

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 2 from aground houseboat in Napa River
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin hoists two men from an aground houseboat in Napa River, California. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo /Released) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two people from an aground houseboat in the Napa River, Friday morning. Napa Police Department contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center watchstanders at approximately 6 a.m reporting...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from disabled sailboat in Pillar Point

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from disabled sailboat in Pillar Point
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin crew with rescued members of the 30-foot sailboat, Freedom.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo /Released) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a disabled sailboat in Pillar Point Harbor, Wednesday morning. The owner of the 30-foot sailboat Freedom, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center at approximately...

Coast Guard conducts overflight of sunken yacht off Monterey

Coast Guard conducts overflight of sunken yacht off Monterey
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducted an overflight of the sunken 92-foot yacht, Going Coastal, Friday morning. The flight began at approximately 9:15 a.m. and the crew found no visible signs of pollution. All that was visible was...