Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 29 people aboard

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 29 people aboard
Coast Guardsmen and emergency medical services personnel assist a person who was injured in a vessel collision and medevaced to Sector San Diego Oct. 26, 2018.  Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon. SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured person via helicopter and rescued 17 passengers, after a vessel collision near the maritime boundary line. The crew of the 332-foot yacht, Attessa...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water near San Clemente Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water near San Clemente Island
Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter file photo. SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard rescued two people after their vessel began taking on water near San Clemente Island, Friday morning. At approximately 9:45 p.m., Thursday, the crew of the sport-fishing vessel Topshot II contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center and reported they had run aground and were taking on...

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter interdicts approximately 1,200 lbs. of marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter interdicts approximately 1,200 lbs. of marijuana
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter transfers packages of suspected marijuana from a vessel approximately 29 miles southwest of Point Loma, San Diego, on August 6, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter) SAN DIEGO − The Coast Guard interdicted approximately 1,200 pounds of suspected marijuana southwest of Point Loma, San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 9:30 a.m....

Coast Guard hosts Naval Sea Cadets for training in San Diego

Coast Guard hosts Naval Sea Cadets for training in San Diego
Chief Warrant Officer Matthew Rogers, from Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego 91109, poses for a photo with Naval Sea Cadets undergoing Maritime Interdiction Operations training aboard a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement Open during a tour of the MSST facilities in San Diego June 22, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Justin Eaton) SAN...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman in La Jolla

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman in La Jolla
A capsized 25-foot boat rests on the rocks at Windansea Beach, in La Jolla, San Diego on November 10, 2016.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard has suspended its active search, pending further developments, at 5:24 p.m., Thursday, for a missing fisherman off the coast of La Jolla, California. Multiple rescue crews searched more than 204 square...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman in La Jolla

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman in La Jolla
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man after the vessel he and four others were in capsized in the surf at Windansea Beach, in La Jolla, Wednesday. Anyone with any information about the missing or rescued men are asked to contact the Coast Guard’s Joint Harbor Operations Center at 619-278-7033. At approximately 6 p.m. Wednesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San...

Good Samaritan, Coast Guard rescues 26 passengers, crew from fishing vessel taking on water

Good Samaritan, Coast Guard rescues 26 passengers, crew from fishing vessel taking on water
SAN DIEGO — A good Samaritan rescued 21 passengers and five crewmembers from a U.S.-flagged sportfishing vessel that began taking on water near the Coronado Islands, Saturday. At approximately 5 a.m. Saturday, watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center were notified by the 63-foot sportfishing vessel Invicta reporting that the vessel had impacted rocks near...

Coast Guard, CBP Air and Marine Operations rescues, interdicts 17 migrants west of Pacific Beach

Coast Guard, CBP Air and Marine Operations rescues, interdicts 17 migrants west of Pacific Beach
SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations, rescued 17 suspected illegal migrants from a disabled panga approximately eight miles west of Pacific Beach, in San Diego, Tuesday. At approximately 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter observed a red flare while on patrol west of Point Loma, and diverted to investigate. At approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible missing kayaker

Coast Guard suspends search for possible missing kayaker
A red kayak was found unmanned approximately 16 miles west of Oceanside, Calif., by a Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 helicopter crew investigating a flare sighting on Dec. 26, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard suspended its active search for a possible missing person at 5:02 p.m. after an unmanned kayak and lifejacket were found off the coast of Oceanside, California,...