Coast Guard rescues 12 migrants near Huntington Beach

Coast Guard rescues 12 migrants near Huntington Beach
San Pedro, Calif. – The Coast Guard rescued 12 migrants from a disabled cabin cruiser off the coast of Huntington Beach Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a call at 5 p.m. from Huntington Beach Marine Safety Division reporting a disabled vessel off the coast of Huntington Beach. Coast Guard watchstanders diverted a small boat rescue crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues sailors run aground near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard rescues sailors run aground near Santa Cruz Island
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. San Pedro, Calif. – The Coast Guard conducted a helicopter rescue from the sailing vessel LULA that ran aground near Santa Cruz Island on Thanksgiving, Thursday. At 10 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles – Long Beach Command Center received a notification that a Digital Selective...

Coast Guard conducts oil recovery from sunken vessel in San Pedro

Coast Guard conducts oil recovery from sunken vessel in San Pedro
Oil absorbent mat pads encompass the fishing vessel Bill Ketner in San Pedro, California October 25, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. – On Friday the Coast Guard completed cleanup efforts after the 70-foot fishing vessel Bill Ketner partially sank at the pier in San Pedro last Monday. At approximately 7 p.m. on October 24, Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach Incident...

Coast Guard locates 66-year-old missing diver near Channel Islands

Coast Guard locates 66-year-old missing diver near Channel Islands
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard located a 66-year-old man Tuesday morning that was reported missing from a dive boat near the Channel Islands. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles – Long Beach Command Center watchstanders received a call from the fishing vessel, Otravez, reporting a man had gone missing from the vessel. The vessel was conducting...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of an illegal charter vessel

Coast Guard terminates voyage of an illegal charter vessel
Coast Guard members from Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach terminated the voyage of an illegal charter vessel Beirut, near Marina Del Rey, Calif., Sept. 3, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of an illegal charter vessel during a joint operation with the Marina Del Rey Sheriffs while patrolling the harbor to ensure boater safety in Marina...

Coast Guard mitigates pollution of vessel that sank near Two Harbors

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies mitigated the pollution impact of a 40-foot yacht that sank near Two Harbors on Catalina Island, Saturday morning. Coast Guard pollution response teams mobilized to plug the vessel’s fuel vents to prevent further discharge and the Isthmus Harbor Patrol deployed containment boom to prevent the oil from impacting the surrounding area. Baywatch...

Coast Guard rescues 19 migrants near Redondo Beach

Coast Guard rescues 19 migrants near Redondo Beach
A Coast Guard Station Los Angeles boatcrew rescues 19 people from a disabled boat. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard rescued 19 migrants from a disabled panga-style vessel off the coast of Redondo Beach Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a call at 9:10 a.m. from a good Samaritan reporting a disabled vessel in distress off the coast...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of illegal charter near Newport Beach

Coast Guard terminates voyage of illegal charter near Newport Beach
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of an illegal charter vessel operating in the vicinity of Newport Beach on Aug. 6, 2022. A small boat crew from Coast Guard Station Los Angeles-Long Beach discovered that the 50-foot pleasure craft, Yachtley Crue, was operating as an illegal charter with 12 passengers aboard and found the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R. 176.100...

Coast Guard presents veteran with National Defense Service Medal

Coast Guard presents veteran with National Defense Service Medal
Rikio Izumi, Coast Guard veteran, poses for a photo at a ceremony awarding him the National Defense Service Medal for his service during the Korean War, San Pedro, California, June 10, 2022. Mr. Izumi served on the Coast Guard Cutter Casco from 1951 to 1953. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard presented 92-year-old Coast Guard veteran,...