Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of sunken boat near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of sunken boat near Santa Cruz Island
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard suspended their search for survivors aboard the dive vessel Conception Tuesday following a search that began Monday. In total, Coast Guard assets searched for 23 hours covering approximately 160 square miles. The Coast Guard utilized the following assets throughout the search: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard, local agencies continue response to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard, local agencies continue response to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard and partner agencies continue their response to a vessel fire that led to the diving vessel Conception sinking near Santa Cruz Island Monday morning. A family assistance number has been established at (833) 688-5551 or (800) 400-1572. A 3,000-foot temporary flight restriction has been established around the Conception. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard responding to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island, 33 people missing

Coast Guard responding to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island, 33 people missing
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif – Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a vessel fire near Santa Cruz Island Monday. At approximately 3:15 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders overheard a mayday call via channel 16 of an engulfed 75-foot commercial diving vessel with 38 people aboard. Crews from the Coast Guard, Santa Barbara Fire Department,...

Coast Guard suspends seach for missing man near Newport Beach

Coast Guard suspends seach for missing man near Newport Beach
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif.— The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing 48-year-old man in the vicinity of Newport Beach pending the development of new information. The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched for approximately 19 hours covering nearly 186 square nautical miles. The missing person was identified as Nicolas Busick. He is described...

Coast Guard searching for missing 48-year-old man near Newport Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing 48-year-old man near Newport Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and local first responders are searching for a missing man in the water near Newport Beach. The missing person is described as a 48-year old man, approximately  6 feet, 220 lbs., with brown eyes, brown hair, and was reportedly wearing a dark t-shirt and grey shorts. His 17-foot Boston Whaler was found washed ashore near...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Huntington Beach Pier

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Huntington Beach Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing swimmer in the vicinity of the Huntington Beach Pier. The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched for approximately 11 hours covering nearly 137 square nautical miles. The missing swimmer was identified as Jessy Cook. She is described as an 18-year old female, 5′ 11″, 147...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Huntington Beach Pier

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Huntington Beach Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard, Huntington Beach Police, Huntington Beach Lifeguards and Orange County Sheriffs are searching for a missing swimmer in the water near the Huntington Beach Pier that began Tuesday night. The missing swimmer was identified as Jessy Cook. She is described as an 18-year old female, 5′ 11″, 147 lbs, brown hair and wearing...

New commanding officer assumes command of the Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal

New commanding officer assumes command of the Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal
Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Kumar BrunhartMcBratney delivers his remarks after assuming command of the Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal in Corona Del Mar, Calif., July 7, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Barney. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal received a new commanding officer during a change-of-command ceremony in Corona Del Mar, Friday. Lt. Jamie S. Kim, the commanding...

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...