Coast Guard rescues 4 people, 2 dogs near Point San Pablo

Coast Guard rescues 4 people, 2 dogs near Point San Pablo
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued four people and two dogs Friday evening after their boat became taking on water approximately one mile off of Point San Pablo. California Highway Patrol notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 9:10 p.m. Friday, of a boat taking on water with four people...

Coast Guard halts unsafe passenger vessels in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard halts unsafe passenger vessels in Lake Tahoe
Chief Warrant Officer Franklin Spedoke, a U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco marine inspector, and Steve Warfield, a Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy engage with a vessel on Lake Tahoe, August 5, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard Courtesy Photo) RENO, Nev. — The Coast Guard stopped four illegal voyages operating on Lake Tahoe during a surge operation in early August. The operation ran from August...

Coast Guard Rescues Man Adrift Wearing Lifejacket

Coast Guard Rescues Man Adrift Wearing Lifejacket
25-foot Response Boat-Small from Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Pamela J. Manns. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a 45-year-old man after he fell from a jet ski near Cave Rock in Lake Tahoe, California, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a report at approximately 5:30 p.m., of an unmanned and adrift jet...

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter in Lake Tahoe
29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of an illegal charter vessel operating near Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe, May 28. A Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew boarded a 22-foot recreational boat with 15 passengers aboard and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R. 176.100 (a) for not having a valid...

Container ship towed to San Francisco Bay anchorage

Container ship towed to San Francisco Bay anchorage
The motor vessel Wan Hai 176, is shown being towed through the San Francisco Bay, April 10, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Bacon) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Unified Command coordinated the tow of the 564-foot container ship Wan Hai 176 to anchorage nine in the San Francisco Bay, Sunday evening. Due to more favorable weather conditions, the Delta Deanna, a 112-foot tug,...

Coast Guard responds to adrift container ship off Point Reyes coast

Coast Guard responds to adrift container ship off Point Reyes coast
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife Office of Spill Prevention and Response and Marin County are responding to an adrift 564-foot container ship approximately seven miles off the coast of Point Reyes, Calif., Friday. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders were notified...

Cleanup operations conclude for grounded vessel on Kehoe Beach

Cleanup operations conclude for grounded vessel on Kehoe Beach
Photo courtesy of California Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response. ALAMEDA, Calif. – Cleanup operations concluded for the grounded 42-foot commercial fishing boat Seastar and the National Park Service reopened Kehoe Beach Saturday and North Beach Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco and California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and...

Coast Guard continues salvage operations for aground boat

Coast Guard continues salvage operations for aground boat
Photo courtesy of California Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continued salvage operations Tuesday that began Saturday for the grounded 42-foot commercial fishing boat Seastar on Kehoe Beach. Contractors removed all fuel and hazardous materials from the Seastar Saturday afternoon before commencing salvage operations. Salvage...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled sailboat near Daly City

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled sailboat near Daly City
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two people Sunday evening after their sailboat became disabled approximately two miles west of Daly City. TowBoat U.S. notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 5:55 p.m. Sunday of a 37-foot sailboat with two people aboard, drifting into the surf near Daly...