Unified Command continues response to container ship fire west of Big Sur

Unified Command continues response to container ship fire west of Big Sur
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN FRANCISCO — The Unified Command continues to respond to the fire aboard a container ship approximately 80 miles southwest of Big Sur, Saturday. The crew of the container ship NYK Delphinus reported the engine room has seen a steady decline in temperature through Saturday morning. Smoke is no longer visible and the...

Unified Command responds to container ship off coast of Monterey

Unified Command responds to container ship off coast of Monterey
The motor vessel NYK Delphinus contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at 4:54 a.m., reporting an engine fire aboard the ship approximately 50 miles west of Monterey, Calif., May 14, 2021.  (Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — A Unified Command consisting of the Coast Guard, the State of California, and Resolve Marine is responding to a fire aboard a container ship approximately...

Coast Guard rescues five people from sinking fishing vessel

Coast Guard rescues five people from sinking fishing vessel
Coast Guard rescued five people from a capsizing fishing vessel approximately 14 miles southwest of the Golden Gate Bridge, December 18, 2019. The boat captain of the Mandy Jane fishing vessel issued a mayday call for assistance via VHF-FM channel 16 to Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders after his boat began taking on water with four passengers aboard. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy...

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 Station Bodega Bay to host open house

Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay to host open house
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay crewmembers are scheduled to host an open house, Saturday. Station Bodega Bay crewmembers invite the public to visit the station between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to learn about Coast Guard operations in the area. “We’re excited to open our doors to...

Coast Guard conducts search for missing person near Rockaway Beach

Coast Guard conducts search for missing person near Rockaway Beach
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Petty Officer Mark Coady SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard, along with partner agencies, are searching for a 28-year-old man reported missing near Rockaway Beach in Pacifica, Tuesday. Pacifica Police Department personnel notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 4:30 a.m., of a man who was reportedly swept out by...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 41 passengers from aground vessel near Berkeley Marina

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 41 passengers from aground vessel near Berkeley Marina
A boat crew from Coast Guard Cutter Sockeye transfers passengers from the 52-foot passenger vessel Osprey, Feb. 10, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Evan Goda) SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard and partner agency crews responded to a vessel aground with 43 people aboard near the Berkeley Marina, Saturday afternoon. The crew of the  52-foot passenger vessel Osprey, contacted Coast Guard Sector San...

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...