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,...

Coast Guard ends search for missing diver near Manhattan Beach

Coast Guard ends search for missing diver near Manhattan Beach
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard ended their search for a 45-year-old male diver near Manhattan Beach Pier Monday, after he was located deceased by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department dive team at 10:55 a.m. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach operations center received a call at 11 a.m., Sunday from a friend of Jeff Tolly, reporting that Tolly went missing three...

Coast Guard and local agencies rescue 3 from boat fire near Rancho Palos Verdes

Coast Guard and local agencies rescue 3 from boat fire near Rancho Palos Verdes
The Coast Guard, along with several local agencies rescued three individuals after their boat caught fire Friday, near Rancho Palos Verdes. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty officer 2nd Class Philip Gilbert, Station Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard, along with several local agencies rescued three individuals after their boat caught fire Friday, near Rancho Palos Verdes. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard ends search for missing boaters near Santa Cruz Island

LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard ended the search for three missing boaters Wednesday, after they were located safely aboard their vessel near Albert’s Anchorage in Santa Cruz Island. The Blacktip crew located the boaters all in good health around 5:30 a.m. The boaters reported to have had a miscommunication regarding their return date, and were not planning on coming back into port until Thursday. At...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing boaters near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard searching for possible missing boaters near Santa Cruz Island
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard is searching for three possible missing boaters near Santa Cruz Island, Wednesday. At 8 p.m., Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor received a call from a woman, reporting that her husband had left out of Ventura Harbor with two other boaters, the owner/operator and his wife, Saturday, October 8, 2016. She reported that they were heading...