Coast Guard transports HHS personnel, supplies to Grand Princess

Coast Guard transports HHS personnel, supplies to Grand Princess
Coast Guard Cutter Pike crew members assist a member with the Department of Health and Human Services on to a small boat from the Grand Princess off the coast of San Francisco, California, March 8, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Alexander LaBelle) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard transported seven people from the Department of Health and Human Services in addition to supplies to the cruise...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger, delivers supplies to Grand Princess

Coast Guard medevacs passenger, delivers supplies to Grand Princess
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco crew members load personal protective equipment into an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter Mar. 6, 2020.  (U.S. Coast photo by Air Station San Francisco) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard delivered personal protective equipment to the cruise ship Grand Princess Friday evening and medevaced a passenger with a medical condition not related to COVID 19 Saturday morning. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for a man who was missing after Coast Guard crews rescued three people Saturday evening from a capsized commercial fishing boat approximately 30 miles northwest of Bodega Bay. The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tern, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported on...

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday evening after a commercial fishing boat capsized approximately 30 miles north of Bodega Bay, while a search continues for the last man aboard the boat. An emergency position-indicating radio beacon from the 54-foot Miss Hailee...

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, FEMA, Cal OES meet to discuss emergency response in San Francisco

Coast Guard, FEMA, Cal OES meet to discuss emergency response in San Francisco
Adm. Karl Schultz, the Coast Guard commandant, Mr. Robert Fenton, the FEMA Region 9 administrator, Mr. Mark Ghilarducci, the California Office of Emergency Services director and representatives from other local agencies discussed emergency response tactics while traversing San Francisco Bay, May 15, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama. SAN FRANCISCO — Top officials...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Asilomar State Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Asilomar State Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Tern file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for a reported person in the water near Asilomar Beach in Monterey. Crews from Coast Guard Station Monterey, Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco and the Coast Guard Cutter Tern searched the area for 20 hours, covering 116 square miles. Other agencies assisting in the search included Pacific Grove Police...

Coast Guard searches for man in water near Asilomar State Beach

Coast Guard searches for man in water near Asilomar State Beach
Coast Guard Station Monterey 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard continues search for a missing man in the water near Asilomar State Beach Thursday. Monterey County Communications dispatch notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders at approximately 5:16 p.m. Wednesday, relaying a report from good Samaritans...

Good Samaritans rescue 4 from fishing boat fire off Pillar Point Harbor

Good Samaritans rescue 4 from fishing boat fire off Pillar Point Harbor
Coast Guard Cutter Tern file photo SAN FRANCISCO — Four crewmembers from the commercial fishing vessel Ocean Gale were rescued by the crew of the commercial fishing vessel Smith Brothers #2, after a boat fire 13 miles southwest of Pillar Point Harbor. Fishermen aboard the Ocean Gale, a 37-foot vessel, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 5 p.m., Monday, reporting...