Coast Guard searching for pilot of downed aircraft off Santa Barbara coast

Coast Guard searching for pilot of downed aircraft off Santa Barbara coast
Suspected debris and a sheen from a downed aircraft are shown approximately two miles west of Santa Barbara, Sept. 27, 2020. Official U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews and local partner agencies responded to a report of a downed aircraft west of Santa Barbara Airport Sunday morning. At 7:10 a.m., Santa Barbara Airport personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard finds missing person in the water in vicinity of Long Beach

Coast Guard finds missing person in the water in vicinity of Long Beach
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. – A Coast Guard helicopter crew located the missing male in the water who was last seen heading towards Catalina Island aboard a jet ski Sunday night. At approximately 7:50 p.m., the Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Point Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard searching for missing person in the water in the vicinity of Long Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing person in the water in the vicinity of Long Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Hawksbill file photo by PA3 Veronica Bandrowsky SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Coast Guard crews are searching for a male in the water who was last seen heading towards Catalina Island Sunday. Missing is Jean Carlos Cheryl, 20-year-old Caucasian male wearing black and red wet suit with a red helmet. Cheryl was aboard a red and white Yamaha Jet Ski. At approximately 1:30 p.m., a friend of...

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 to hold memorial ceremony Saturday for murdered shipmate

Coast Guard to hold memorial ceremony Saturday for murdered shipmate
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a wreath-laying ceremony near Smugglers Cove in memory of Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell E. Horne on the five year anniversary of his passing Saturday. A native of Mountain View, Horne attended Patterson High School in Patterson, and enlisted in the Coast Guard Feb. 2, 1999. As a boatswain’s mate, Horne served in Humboldt Bay, Charleston...

Coast Guard rescues three people off the rocks near the Anacapa Island

Coast Guard rescues three people off the rocks near the Anacapa Island
Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a vessel on the rocks in Anacapa Island near Port Hueneme, Calif., Wednesday. The operator aboard the Salty Jack, a 24-foot bayliner pleasure craft, notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center that the vessel was grounded on the rocks near Anacapa Island. Sector...

Coast Guard, NOAA, National Park Service pay tribute to historic cutter

Coast Guard, NOAA, National Park Service pay tribute to historic cutter
Revenue Cutter Service McCulloch was constructed by William Cramp and Sons Ship and Engine Building Company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Launched in 1896, it was the largest cutter built to date at a cost of over $200,000. McCulloch maintained the distinction as the largest revenue cutter, and later USCG cutter, during its 20-year career. Photo Credit: Mare Island Museum SAN FRANCISCO — A century...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Bolsa Chica State Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Bolsa Chica State Beach
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard suspended their search for a missing swimmer near Bolsa Chica State Beach Sunday, pending further developments. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a call from a good Samaritan at 5:17 p.m., Saturday, reporting that Shaun Linn, an 18-year-old male, entered the water and did not return to the surface approximately 50-100 yards from the...

Coast Guard assists vessel in distress near Catalina Island

Coast Guard assists vessel in distress near Catalina Island
LOS ANGELES − The Coast Guard assisted a vessel in distress approximately 23 miles off Catalina Island, Wednesday. The Coast Guard received a call via VHF radio ch 16 at 10 p.m., Wednesday, from a 37-foot sailing vessel, with two individuals aboard, reporting that the vessel was disabled due to a broken sailing boom. The Coast Guard launched the Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip, homeported in Oxnard,...