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...

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...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after sailboat capsizes near Richmond

Coast Guard rescues 2 after sailboat capsizes near Richmond
A boat crew from Coast Guard Cutter Tern rescue two women whose sailboat capsized near Richmond, Calif., Sept. 4, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard crew rescued two women whose sailboat capsized near Richmond, Monday. A good Samaritan contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders via VHF-FM channel 16 at approximately 2:10 p.m., reporting a capsized...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Dumbarton Bridge

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Dumbarton Bridge
A crew from Coast Guard Station San Francisco searches for a missing kayaker near the Dumbarton Bridge in San Francisco Bay Jan. 24, 2017. Photo by Menlo Park Fire Protection District. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Wednesday for a kayaker who went missing near the Dumbarton Bridge Tuesday. The search for Kenneth Maldonado was suspended  after Coast Guard helicopter...