Coast Guard medevacs man from boat 50 miles west of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat 50 miles west of San Diego
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old man approximately 50 miles west of San Diego, just south of San Clemente Island, Thursday. A crewmember aboard the 56-foot sport-fishing vessel Prowler contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately 12:30 p.m. requesting...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 290 miles southwest of Point Loma

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 290 miles southwest of Point Loma
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Henry G. Dunphy SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 48-year-old man from a tanker ship approximately 290 miles southwest of Point Loma, San Diego, Tuesday. The crew of the 525-foot tanker vessel, Chembulk New York, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 72 miles south of Point Loma

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 72 miles south of Point Loma
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 62-year-old man from a sport fishing boat approximately 72 miles south of Point Loma, San Diego, Tuesday. The crew of the 95-foot sport fishing vessel, Oceanside 95, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately 11:30 a.m. Tuesday,...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 275 miles west of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 275 miles west of San Diego
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 58-year-old man from a freight ship approximately 275 miles west of San Diego, Saturday. The crew of the 595-foot freight vessel, Anna M, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately 5:45 a.m. Saturday, requesting...

Coast Guard medevacs injured woman from sailboat west of San Clemente Island

Coast Guard medevacs injured woman from sailboat west of San Clemente Island
Coast Guard C-27 Spartan aircraft file photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 48-year-old woman from a sailboat 70 miles west of San Clemente Island, Friday. At approximately 2:15 a.m. Friday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center received a report from the crew of the 54-foot sailing vessel Amazing Grace requesting assistance after a female onboard...

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard assisted seven boaters after their vessel began taking on water west of La Jolla, Friday. At 10:25 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders were contacted by the operator of the 80-foot vessel Mahana reporting they were taking on water approximately 18 miles west of...

Coast Guard seizes 1,446 lbs of marijuana west of Oceanside

Coast Guard seizes 1,446 lbs of marijuana west of Oceanside
Coast Guard Cutter Active file photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard interdicted two suspected smugglers and seized 1,446 pounds of marijuana west of Oceanside, Sunday. A Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operation aircraft located a recreational vessel at approximately 12:25 a.m., and vectored in the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC-618) and a Coast Guard Sector San Diego...

Coast Guard Cutter Edisto decommissioned after 30 years of service

Coast Guard Cutter Edisto decommissioned after 30 years of service
The Coast Guard Cutter Edisto sits moored at Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, April 13, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard Cutter Edisto (WPB 1313) was decommissioned Friday after more than 30 years of service during a ceremony at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego. The Edisto is one of the Coast Guard’s 38 remaining 110-foot Island...

Coast Guard Pacific Southwest recognizes enlisted persons of the year

Coast Guard Pacific Southwest recognizes enlisted persons of the year
Rear Adm. Todd Sokalzuk (left), Coast Guard 11th District commander, and Master Chief Petty Officer Ryan Fahlenkamp (right), Coast Guard 11th District command master chief, congratulate Petty Officer 2nd Class David Holland (center), a maritime enforcement specialist assigned to Coast Guard Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team in San Diego, after Holland was named the enlisted person of the year at...