Coast Guard assists NOAA in response to entangled whale near Santa Cruz

Coast Guard assists NOAA in response to entangled whale near Santa Cruz
Coast Guard Cutter Hawksbill assists NOAA personnel with the disentanglement of a whale three miles southwest of Santa Cruz, Oct. 15, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard assisted National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration personnel in locating an entangled whale and assisting in its safe disentanglement near Santa Cruz, Monday. NOAA personnel contacted Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs man from charter fishing vessel west of Golden Gate Bridge

Coast Guard medevacs man from charter fishing vessel west of Golden Gate Bridge
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 46-year-old man from a 50-foot charter fishing vessel approximately 20 miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge, Saturday afternoon. The captain of the fishing vessel Tiger Shark contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailboat 77 miles southwest of Half Moon Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailboat 77 miles southwest of Half Moon Bay
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew poses with two boaters after hoisting them from their 37-foot disabled sailboat 77 miles southwest of Half Moon Bay, Sept. 23, 2018. Pictured left to right are Petty Officer 3rd Class James Granger (flight mechanic), Lt. Katherine Voth(aricraft commander), the two rescued boaters, Petty Officer 2nd Class Dan Gossage (rescue swimmer)...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 20 miles west of Shelter Cove

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 20 miles west of Shelter Cove
A Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a 93-year-old Austrailian National from a cruise ship approximately 20 miles west of Shelter Cove, Sept. 21, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 93-year-old Austrailian National from a cruise ship approximately 20 miles west of Shelter Cove, Friday evening. Cruise ship Island Princess...

Coast Guard rescues stranded wind surfer near Coyote Point

Coast Guard rescues stranded wind surfer near Coyote Point
A Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45-foot Response Boat crew rescues a stranded wind surfer after he became separated from his gear off Coyote Point near San Mateo, California, Sept. 18, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard, partner agencies and a good Samaritan rescued a stranded wind surfer after he became separated from his gear near Coyote Point, Tuesday evening. The...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 35 miles southwest of Golden Gate Bridge

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 35 miles southwest of Golden Gate Bridge
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott HandlinSAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 76-year-old woman approximately 35 miles southwest of the Golden Gate Bridge, Tuesday morning. Crew aboard the cruise ship Star Princess contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 5 a.m. requesting assistance for a passenger experiencing symptoms...

Coast Guard issues safety zone in Stockton Deepwater Channel due to downed power lines

Coast Guard issues safety zone in Stockton Deepwater Channel due to downed power lines
The Coast Guard has issued a safety zone temporarily closing a section of the Stockton Deepwater Channel following the report of downed power lines in the channel, Sept. 14, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has issued a safety zone temporarily closing a section of the Stockton Deepwater Channel following the report of downed power lines in the channel, Friday afternoon. Coast...

Coast Guard rescues boater near Alameda

Coast Guard rescues boater near Alameda
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a boater whose 14-foot sailing vessel capsized and was taking on water south of Alameda, Tuesday. The operator of the sailing vessel made a mayday broadcast via VHF-FM channel 16 around 4 p.m., but due to a language barrier, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists disabled fishing vessel near Jenner, Calif.

Coast Guard assists disabled fishing vessel near Jenner, Calif.
A Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew escorts a fishing vessel to Bodega Bay after the vessel became disabled three miles off the coast of Jenner, Calif., Aug. 17, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard assisted a fisherman Friday evening near Jenner, after his 33-foot fishing boat became disabled. The boater contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco...