Coast Guard rescues stranded hiker near Crescent City

Coast Guard rescues stranded hiker near Crescent City
A Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts cliff-rescue training Feb. 14, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Lt. j.g. Audra Forteza) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – The Coast Guard rescued a hiker after he became stranded south of Crescent City, Wednesday evening. The hiker called 911 dispatchers, who contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard continues response to submerged sailboat outside Crescent City Harbor

Coast Guard continues response to submerged sailboat outside Crescent City Harbor
Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Humboldt Bay personnel are working with the owner of a sailing vessel to remove the boat after it partially sunk outside Crescent City, California, Sept. 18.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo /Released) CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — The Coast Guard continues its response to a sailboat that partially sunk outside Crescent City Harbor after striking rocks, Tuesday evening. Sailing...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 20 miles west of Shelter Cove

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 20 miles west of Shelter Cove
A Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a 93-year-old Austrailian National from a cruise ship approximately 20 miles west of Shelter Cove, Sept. 21, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 93-year-old Austrailian National from a cruise ship approximately 20 miles west of Shelter Cove, Friday evening. Cruise ship Island Princess...

Coast Guard assists three fishermen 80 miles west of Eureka

Coast Guard assists three fishermen 80 miles west of Eureka
Coast Guard Cutter Dorado file photo. EUREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard assisted three fishermen after their 58-foot commercial fishing vessel experienced engine trouble 80 miles west of Eureka, Thursday evening. The Trailblazer crew contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders via VHF-FM channel 16 around 4 p.m., reporting their fishing vessel’s engine was overheating. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard hosts annual open house in Samoa, CA

Coast Guard hosts annual open house in Samoa, CA
A Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay crew member talks about Coast Guard assets with a local citizen at the station’s annual open house event in Samoa, Calif., Aug. 11, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Brendan Hilleary) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay personnel hosted an annual open house event at the historic Coast Guard boat house in Samoa, Saturday. The event featured...

Coast Guard rescues 6 boaters in 3 cases near Humboldt County

Coast Guard rescues 6 boaters in 3 cases near Humboldt County
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay returns to shore after completing their third vessel tow near Humboldt Bay, Calif., Aug. 5, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cmdr. Brendan Hilleary) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued six mariners aboard disabled vessels in three separate cases off the coast of Humboldt County, Saturday. A good Samaritan vessel, the...

Coast Guard, local partners to participate in Eureka Coast Guard City Days

Coast Guard, local partners to participate in Eureka Coast Guard City Days
MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay and local partners are scheduled to participate in Coast Guard City Days events in celebration of the 18th anniversary of Eureka becoming the nation’s second official Coast Guard City. The events include an interagency softball game and BBQ, a ceremony to dedicate the F Street Plaza in honor of the 18th anniversary of Eureka becoming the...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 near Indian Island

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 near Indian Island
The Catalina, a 17-foot sailing vessel, sits moored in Eureka, Calif., July 27, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo). MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan crew worked together to rescue two people whose 17-foot sailboat capsized near Indian Island off the coast of Eureka, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders received multiple calls via phone and VHF channel...

Coast Guard finds adrift sailboat 1 month after rescuing owners

Coast Guard finds adrift sailboat 1 month after rescuing owners
Coast Guard Cutter Barracuda crewmembers prepare to tow the unmanned 46-foot sailing vessel after finding it near Fort Bragg, Calif., July 22, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo). SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard Cutter Barracuda crew found the sailing vessel Kelaerin, Sunday while on routine patrol near Fort Bragg more than 440 miles south-southeast from its position on June 16. The Barracuda...