Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 29 people aboard

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 29 people aboard
Coast Guardsmen and emergency medical services personnel assist a person who was injured in a vessel collision and medevaced to Sector San Diego Oct. 26, 2018.  Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon. SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured person via helicopter and rescued 17 passengers, after a vessel collision near the maritime boundary line. The crew of the 332-foot yacht, Attessa...

Coast Guard Sector San Diego to host open house

Coast Guard Sector San Diego to host open house
SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard Sector San Diego crewmembers are scheduled to host the Sector’s open house Sunday. As a part of San Diego’s Fleet Week, the Coast Guard invites the public to stop by from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to learn about Coast Guard operations in San Diego. “America’s Finest City is also America’s Finest Coast Guard City,” said Capt. Donald Montoro, Sector San Diego’s deputy...

Coast Guard medevacs 2, good Samaritan rescues 13, search for 3 continues

Coast Guard medevacs 2, good Samaritan rescues 13, search for 3 continues
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transfers two patients to emergency medical services personnel at Coast Guard Sector San Diego Oct. 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued 15 people and continue to search for three more after a fishing vessel caught fire 28 miles south of Point Loma Saturday night. The crew of the 42-foot fishing vessel...

Coast Guard urges SoCal to prepare for heavy weather from Tropical Storm Sergio

Coast Guard urges SoCal to prepare for heavy weather from Tropical Storm Sergio
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard strongly encourages mariners and boaters in the Southern California region to heed the warnings of Tropical Storm Sergio, which is expected to impact the region Thursday morning through Saturday morning. Tropical Storm Sergio is expected to cause dangerous surf and rip current conditions throughout the San Diego and Los Angeles regions. San Diego is expected to experience...

Coast Guard rescues 2 in San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Coast Guard rescues 2 in San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Henry G. Dunphy SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard rescued two people whose boat ran out of gas and drifted aground in the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Friday. A friend of the passengers aboard the stranded boat contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders just after 8 p.m., Thursday,...

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...