Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to plane crash in Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to plane crash in Humboldt Bay
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin pilot from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay scans the site of a downed aircraft, Feb. 6, 2020, in North Humboldt Bay, California. (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard) EUREKA, Calif. — Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a plane crash in North Humboldt Bay, Thursday morning. At approximately 7:10 a.m., the Eureka Police Department relayed a distress call to Coast Guard...

Coast Guard to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week
SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard personnel and assets are scheduled to participate in and conduct maritime safety and security operations for the San Francisco Fleet Week, which is scheduled to kick off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival of military vessels to the Port of San Francisco. Fleet Week includes a variety of ship tours and static displays from several branches of the...

Coast Guard, partner agencies intercept approximately 1,400 lbs of marijuana off San Diego coast

Coast Guard, partner agencies intercept approximately 1,400 lbs of marijuana off San Diego coast
Chief Petty Officer Frederick Roundy, the Executive Petty Officer aboard Coast Guard Cutter Dorado, places a crossed-out marijuana decal, which signifies a marijuana seizer, along the side of the cutter, August 1, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama) SAN DIEGO — Agencies from the Department of Homeland Security detected and interdicted a suspected smuggling boat...

Coast Guard assists three fishermen 80 miles west of Eureka

Coast Guard assists three fishermen 80 miles west of Eureka
Coast Guard Cutter Dorado file photo. EUREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard assisted three fishermen after their 58-foot commercial fishing vessel experienced engine trouble 80 miles west of Eureka, Thursday evening. The Trailblazer crew contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders via VHF-FM channel 16 around 4 p.m., reporting their fishing vessel’s engine was overheating. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue surfer near Crescent City

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue surfer near Crescent City
Coast Guard Cutter Dorado file photo. CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — The Coast Guard and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife rescued a surfer who was swept out to sea near Crescent City, Saturday. The surfer’s sister called the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office, who then transferred the call to Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders, at approximately 2:45 p.m., stating that...

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week
Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner and Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite guide their bomb-detection dogs for Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco 91105, as they conduct pier sweeps during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up safety and security patrols for this year’s...

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones
Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in San Pedro, Calif., place a yellow buoy marking the center of the San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 security zone, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival...

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Fleet Week kicks off in the Bay Area with events open to the public Oct. 3-10, including the Parade of Ships arrival to the Port of San Francisco. With the greater San Francisco Bay Area’s largest military presence totaling more than 4,000 men and women, Coast Guard personnel and assets will participate and provide maritime security for the Fleet Week events. These Coast...

Body of missing snorkeler found near Santa Cruz Island

Body of missing snorkeler found near Santa Cruz Island
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The body of a missing 50-year-old diver was found on the north side of Santa Cruz Island, Calif., at 4:15 p.m. Friday afternoon. The man was reported missing from the 22-foot dive boat Coram Deo at about 12:20 p.m. The body was discovered by fellow snorkelers from the Coram Deo and retrieved in a joint effort by Los Angeles county divers and two Coast Guard patrol boats. The...