Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, child from stranded boat

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, child from stranded boat
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two adults and a child Wednesday evening, who were stranded in a marsh near Fremont. California Highway Patrol notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders of a report of three people stranded in a marsh near Fremont around 7:15 p.m. Watchstanders launched a Coast...

Coast Guard rescues man, dog from sailboat near Hercules, CA

Coast Guard rescues man, dog from sailboat near Hercules, CA
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a man and his dog on Monday after his sailboat ran aground near Hercules. The man aboard his 24-foot sailboat contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders via VHF channel 16 at approximately 11:50 p.m. Sunday night, stating his motor wasn’t working and he was...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat near Farallon Islands

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat near Farallon Islands
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 51-year-old man Saturday, from a sport fishing boat approximately a half mile south of the Farallon Islands. Crewmembers aboard the 46-foot fishing boat Reel Deep, contacted Coast Guard Station Golden Gate watchstanders at approximately 11:20 a.m. requesting assistance for...

Coast Guard crew rescues 2 from Bodega Bay cliffside

Coast Guard crew rescues 2 from Bodega Bay cliffside
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescues two men from the side of a cliff in Bodega Bay, California, Sept. 25, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two men who were stranded on the side of a cliff near Bodega Bay Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received notification from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 3 aboard disabled sailboat

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 3 aboard disabled sailboat
The Coast Guard Cutter Tern’s crew is shown towing the Sirus, a 33-foot sailboat, that was found with damage to the sails, engine and steering with three people aboard approximately 75 miles southwest of Gualala Point, California, September 4, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and several good Samaritans rescued 3 people aboard a disabled sailboat that was...

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter in Lake Tahoe
The 48-foot pleasure craft, Cirque, in Lake Tahoe, California Sunday, September, 6, 2020 after a Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe 29-foot Response Boat-small crew terminated its voyage for multiple safety violations.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of an illegal charter vessel operating near Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard holds multiple change-of-command ceremonies

Coast Guard holds multiple change-of-command ceremonies
Lt.j.g. Kiana Kekoa relieved Lt. Nolan Salyer as the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Tern in a change-of-command ceremony held at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, July 27, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Pantelis Vasilarakis) SAN FRANCISCO — Several Coast Guard Sector San Francisco units held change-of-command ceremonies this summer, welcoming new commanding officers and officers...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man from burning vessel on Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man from burning vessel on Lake Tahoe
The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a 43 year-old-man who’s vessel caught fire on Lake Tahoe. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class TJ Mines) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a 43 year-old-man whose vessel caught fire on Lake Tahoe, Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received notification from Coast Guard Station Lake...

Coast Guard uses new program to advance high-performer in San Francisco

Coast Guard uses new program to advance high-performer in San Francisco
Coast Guard Rear Adm. Peter W. Gautier, 11th Coast Guard District commander, meritoriously advanced Petty Officer 2nd Class Kimberly Zsuffa, at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, July 17, 2020.  (U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Giles) SAN FRANCISCO — The 11th Coast Guard District commander meritoriously advanced his first enlisted member Friday from Coast Guard Sector San...