Coast Guard medevacs shark bite victim northwest of Santa Rosa Island

Coast Guard medevacs shark bite victim northwest of Santa Rosa Island
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man after he was reportedly bitten by a shark northwest of Santa Rosa Island, Saturday. At approximately 3:15 p.m., a good Samaritan aboard the Jean Marie notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach watchstanders of a 37-year-old man who had been...

Coast Guard assists mariner aboard homemade vessel after 5-month journey across Pacific Ocean

Coast Guard assists mariner aboard homemade vessel after 5-month journey across Pacific Ocean
A boatcrew from the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward boards the homemade vessel of a 78-year-old mariner in distress off the coast of California, Nov. 14, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard assisted a 78-year-old man aboard a homemade sailing vessel, Thursday, after he ran out of supplies during a five-month journey across the Pacific Ocean. On October 29, the brother...

Coast Guard rescues mariner near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard rescues mariner near Santa Cruz Island
Coast Guard rescues a mariner after their sailboat ran aground in Scorpions Cove, Santa Cruz Island, California, October 28, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued a man Monday morning after his sailboat ran aground at Scorpion Anchorage near Santa Cruz Island. The man aboard the sailboat contacted Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders via VHF...

Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of sunken boat near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of sunken boat near Santa Cruz Island
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard suspended their search for survivors aboard the dive vessel Conception Tuesday following a search that began Monday. In total, Coast Guard assets searched for 23 hours covering approximately 160 square miles. The Coast Guard utilized the following assets throughout the search: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard, local agencies continue response to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard, local agencies continue response to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard and partner agencies continue their response to a vessel fire that led to the diving vessel Conception sinking near Santa Cruz Island Monday morning. A family assistance number has been established at (833) 688-5551 or (800) 400-1572. A 3,000-foot temporary flight restriction has been established around the Conception. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard responding to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island, 33 people missing

Coast Guard responding to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island, 33 people missing
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif – Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a vessel fire near Santa Cruz Island Monday. At approximately 3:15 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders overheard a mayday call via channel 16 of an engulfed 75-foot commercial diving vessel with 38 people aboard. Crews from the Coast Guard, Santa Barbara Fire Department,...

Coast Guard to host 14th annual Safe Boating Expo in Channel Islands Harbor

Coast Guard to host 14th annual Safe Boating Expo in Channel Islands Harbor
Channel Islands Harbor 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte Marrow SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is opening its doors at Station  Channel Islands Harbor to the public to promote boating safety Saturday. On May 18-24, the Coast Guard joins the safe boating campaign to kick off National Safe Boating Week promoting safe and responsible boating. “We...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard medevacs man near Santa Cruz Island
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor transported a 61-year old man that sustained severe wrist and hand injuries from a 25-foot recreation boat to Channel Islands Harbor, October 19, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo released by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 61-year-old man near...

Coast Guard medevacs two fishermen near Mugu Rock

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced two fishermen after they had fallen into the water near Mugu Rock, Thursday morning. Ventura County Fire Department contacted Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders at approximately 10:18 a.m., Thursday, reporting that two male fishermen had fallen into the water near Mugu Rock. Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach dispatched a Coast Guard Station...