Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 28 miles southwest Point Loma

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 28 miles southwest 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 man from a cruise ship approximately 28 miles off the coast of San Diego, Sunday. Emerald Princess cruise ship crewmembers contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday, requesting assistance for...

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward rescues 3 off Torrey Pines

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward rescues 3 off Torrey Pines
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward file photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard rescued two adults and a child whose boat capsized off the coast of San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 2:30 p.m., a person aboard the 30-foot sailing vessel, Divided Soul, called mayday on VHF-FM marine band channel 16, the international hailing and distress frequency, that was picked up by...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 200 miles off San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 200 miles off San Diego
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 68-year-old man from a cruise ship approximately 200 miles off the coast of San Diego, Thursday. At approximately 9:30 a.m., the cruise ship Norwegian Star contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders requesting assistance for a man who was displaying symptoms...

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners 30 miles west of Oceanside

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners 30 miles west of Oceanside
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard rescued 3 mariners beset by weather approximately 30 miles west of Oceanside, Thursday. Mariners aboard the 35-foot sailing vessel, Julia B Lewis, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately 5 p.m. Wednesday reporting that the boat was disabled...

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,...