Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners, dog off coast of Northern California

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners, dog off coast of Northern California
The Coast Guard rescued three people and a Chihuahua from the sailboat Missfit 35 miles west of Klamath, California, Sept. 25, 2019. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued three people and a Chihuahua Wednesday from a disabled sailboat approximately 35 miles west of Klamath. At approximately 6:25 a.m., the sailing vessel Missfit’s captain contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay Command...

Coast Guard rescues two firefighters in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area

Coast Guard rescues two firefighters in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay. (Coast Guard file photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued two injured firefighters from a ridge near Canyon Creek in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area early Friday morning. At 9:14 p.m. Thursday the U. S. Forest Service requested the Coast Guard’s assistance with the rescue...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after hour at sea near the Eel River

Coast Guard rescues 2 after hour at sea near the Eel River
Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay file photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued two men from a small island in the mouth of the Eel River near Crab County Park, Sunday night. At approximately 8:30 p.m., the Coast Guard was notified that a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy had found a man stranded on an inaccessible, sandy island near the mouth...

Coast Guard rescues hiker from sea cliff in Patricks Point State Park

Coast Guard rescues hiker from sea cliff in Patricks Point State Park
A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter conducts a cliffside rescue after a hiker became stranded near the base of the sea cliff in Patricks Point State Park in Trinidad, California, July 4, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Arcata Mad River Ambulance Services) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif — The Coast Guard rescued a 22-year-old man who fell to the base of a sea cliff while hiking in Patrick’s Point State...

Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne visits Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne visits Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay
The Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne arrives in Humboldt Bay to conduct maritime law enforcement operations in support Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay, June 29, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif — Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne visited California’s North Coast to conduct maritime law enforcement operations in support Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay, June 26, 2019. The Terrell...

Coast Guard holds memorial for helicopter crew lost 22 years ago

Coast Guard holds memorial for helicopter crew lost 22 years ago
Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay crewmembers gather to honor and remember the crew of CG-6549, June 7, 2019, who were lost on June 8, 1997 in an effort to rescue mariners in distress approximately 60 miles West of Cape Mendocino, California. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard honored the sacrifice of four crewmembers lost at sea in 1997 off the coast of Cape Mendocino,...

Coast Guard urges paddlecraft safety after multiple cases involving kayakers

Coast Guard urges paddlecraft safety after multiple cases involving kayakers
A Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew searches for missing kayakers over Lake Earl in California, June 3, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard urges paddlers to exercise caution after assisting multiple kayakers in distress this week in the vicinity of Crescent City. Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard conducts multiple rescues across Northern California in May

Coast Guard conducts multiple rescues across Northern California in May
Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay crews in Northern California assisted 15 vessels since the beginning of May in the waters near Trinidad, Humboldt Bay, Eel River, Cape Mendocino and Shelter Cove. Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay and Coast Guard Station Noyo River boat crews assisted...

Coast Guard emphasizes water safety ahead of fishing and boating season

Coast Guard emphasizes water safety ahead of fishing and boating season
MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary and the National Safe Boating Council are promoting safe boating practices during the upcoming boating and fishing season in the areas surrounding Eureka, Fort Bragg, Crescent City, Redding and Ukiah. The public will notice increased air and boat enforcement patrols in the coming days. “In the event of a capsizing emergency, mariners...