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...

Coast Guard aircrews in Humboldt Bay to increase flights during annual training

Coast Guard aircrews in Humboldt Bay to increase flights during annual training
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay lowers a rescue basket to a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew during training in Eureka, Calif.  (Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay aircrews are scheduled to go through annual standardization training and evaluations from March 18 through March 29. Flight...

Coast Guard re-designates Eureka as official Coast Guard City

Coast Guard re-designates Eureka as official Coast Guard City
Coast Guard Capt. Greg Fuller, Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay commander, Capt. James Pruett, Coast Guard 11th District chief of staff, and Mayor Susan Seaman of Eureka, California (pictured left to right) pose together as they re-designate Eureka as a Coast Guard City, Feb. 22, 2019 in Eureka.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard re-designated Eureka as an official...

Off-duty Coast Guard civilian rescues man near Humboldt Bay north jetty

Off-duty Coast Guard civilian rescues man near Humboldt Bay north jetty
The Humboldt Bay entrance channel is marked by north and south jetties. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — An off-duty Coast Guard civilian employee rescued a man near the Humboldt Bay north jetty Thursday, after seeing a man treading water in the high surf and strong current. A bystander called Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders via...