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...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized boat near Tomales Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized boat near Tomales Bay
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay boat crew members rescue three fishermen from a capsized boat near Tomales Bay, California, Nov. 22, 2021. The boat crew launched after receiving a report of a capsized boat and were able to rescue all three of the fishermen with no reported injuries. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen Monday morning after their boat began...

Coast Guard ramps up security during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security during San Francisco Fleet Week
Coast Guard Cutter Orcas San Francisco Fleet Week file photo by Petty Officer Kevin J. Neff SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up security for this year’s San Francisco Fleet Week to ensure events are safe and fun for both participants and spectators. The public can expect an increased presence of Coast Guard vessels in San Francisco Bay to ensure safety and security for mariners and participants. “San...

Coast Guard rescues stranded man off rocks near Greyhound Rock County Park

Coast Guard rescues stranded man off rocks near Greyhound Rock County Park
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a stranded man Sunday from Greyhound Rock at Greyhound Rock County Park. A bystander contacted Coast Guard Station Monterey watchstanders at 7:39 p.m. reporting a person was stranded on Greyhound Rock. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders dispatched a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard urges mariners to avoid Lake Tahoe waters until wildfires subside

Coast Guard urges mariners to avoid Lake Tahoe waters until wildfires subside
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 is urging mariners to avoid all recreational activities on the waters of Lake Tahoe until the wildfires have subsided. The availability of Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe boat crews and other emergency first responders on the water may be significantly...