Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct mass rescue exercise off San Diego coast

Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct mass rescue exercise off San Diego coast
Coast Guard members from Sector San Diego and partnership agencies conduct mass rescue exercises off the San Diego coast Sept. 14, 2021.  (U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Stanton) SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard personnel, San Diego and Los Angeles county lifeguards, harbor police, emergency response organizations and first responders conducted a mass rescue exercise off the San...

Coast Guard holds lighthouse rededication ceremony in San Diego

Coast Guard holds lighthouse rededication ceremony in San Diego
The Coast Guard holds a rededication ceremony at the New Point Loma Lighthouse in San Diego, August 20, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard held a rededication ceremony Friday at the New Point Loma Lighthouse in San Diego. The rededication is the official recognition of the light station’s service career and honors its history as...

Coast Guard medevacs woman 380 miles west of Bodega Bay

Coast Guard medevacs woman 380 miles west of Bodega Bay
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo. ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard and San Francisco Fire Department personnel medevaced a woman from a sailboat approximately 380 miles west of Bodega Bay Tuesday morning. Eleventh Coast Guard District Command Center watchstanders received a notification via satellite communicator at approximately 1:45 p.m. Monday, from the captain of the sailboat Cibola,...

Coast Guard medevacs 57-year-old man suffering from heart complications near Point Loma

Coast Guard medevacs 57-year-old man suffering from heart complications near Point Loma
Coast Guard Station San Diego crewmembers medevaced a 57-year-old man Thursday afternoon from a cruise ship near Point Loma SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard Station San Diego crewmembers medevaced a 57-year-old man Thursday afternoon who was experiencing heart complications on a cruise ship near Point Loma. The cruise ship Ruby Princess notified Coast Guard Sector San Diego watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard responds to a boat fire near Carlsbad

Coast Guard responds to a boat fire near Carlsbad
Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Bottoms crewmembers work with Coast Guard Cutters Haddock and Munro to extinguish a vessel fire off the coast of San Diego, July 15, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard responded to a boat fire Thursday morning near Carlsbad. Coast Guard Sector San Diego watchstanders received several reports of a boat, 50 feet in length, on fire approximately...

Coast Guard conducts training exercises for new passenger safety reform

Coast Guard conducts training exercises for new passenger safety reform
Members with the Coast Guard’s prevention and inspection departments discuss how well the training exercise went aboard the fishing vessel Excalibur in the San Diego Harbor on July 7, 2021. Members ran through scenarios that contained real-life safety violations; this new reform focuses on mitigating passenger vessel safety infractions that might result in deaths at sea. (U.S. Coast Guard photo...

Coast Guard suspends response to overturned boat near Point Loma

Coast Guard suspends response to overturned boat near Point Loma
Coast Guard Cutter Haddock File PhotoSAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard has suspended its response to an overturned boat near the Point Loma Tide Pools in the Cabrillo National Monument. The Coast Guard Cutter Haddock crew relieved the Blackfin and remained on scene through the night to continue searching for survivors from the capsized, 40-foot trawler-style boat while the Coast Guard and partner agencies...

Coast Guard responds to overturned vessel near Point Loma

Coast Guard responds to overturned vessel near Point Loma
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to an overturned vessel Sunday near the Point Loma Tide Pools in the Cabrillo National Monument. TowBoat U.S. contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego command center watchstanders around 10 a.m., reporting a 40-foot trawler-style boat capsized on the rocks. Coast...

Coast Guard cautions public against illegal charters in San Diego

Coast Guard cautions public against illegal charters in San Diego
A Coast Guard Sector San Diego boarding crew identified and terminated a 19-foot runabout state-registered vessel March 20, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo released) SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard Sector San Diego and San Diego Harbor Police personnel have completed more than 140 safety boardings in 2021 to identify and terminate unlicensed and illegal charter boat operations along California’s southern...