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, lifeguard rescue surfer near Half Moon Bay

Coast Guard, lifeguard rescue surfer near Half Moon Bay
A Coast Guard aircrew circles above a lifeguard and a surfer in the water before hoisting the surfer onto the helicopter near Montara State Beach in Half Moon Bay, California, July 8, 2018.  (Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and an East Bay Regional Parks lifeguard rescued a surfer who was stranded on the rocks near Half Moon Bay, Sunday. A man hiking on a cliff above the rocks...

Coast Guard rescues four boaters from sinking vessel near Pacifica

Coast Guard rescues four boaters from sinking vessel near Pacifica
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew poses with four boaters at Air Station San Francisco after they were rescued, June 30, 2018, near Pacifica, California. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued four boaters after their 21-foot sport fishing vessel began taking on water near Pacifica, Saturday. The boaters called 911 dispatchers via cell...

San Francisco Coast Guard rescue station welcomes new commanding officer

San Francisco Coast Guard rescue station welcomes new commanding officer
Chief Warrant Officer Craig Ross (left) shakes hands with Chief Warrant Officer Beth Slade (right) after relieving her of command during a change-of-command ceremony at Coast Guard Station Golden Gate in Sausalito, Calif., June 22, 2018.  (Photo by Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Sarah Wilson). SAN FRANCISCO — Chief Warrant Officer Craig Ross replaced Chief Warrant Officer Beth Slade as the...

Coast Guard to kick off National Safe Boating Week with Water Safety Fair in Sausalito

Coast Guard to kick off National Safe Boating Week with Water Safety Fair in Sausalito
SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard Station Golden Gate and the Coast Guard Auxiliary are scheduled to hold a free, public Water Safety Fair at Station Golden Gate at 10 a.m., Saturday. The event, which kicks off National Safe Boating Week, will give the public and the media the opportunity to meet local first responders and learn about boating safety through demonstrations and discussions. The event will...

Coast Guard temporarily relieves officer in charge of Station Noyo River

Coast Guard temporarily relieves officer in charge of Station Noyo River
Coast Guard Station Noyo River file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Pamela J. Boehland. ALAMEDA, Calif. — Rear Adm. Todd Sokalzuk, Commander of the 11th Coast Guard District, temporarily relieved the officer-in-charge of Coast Guard Station Noyo River, located in Ft. Bragg, Calif., Wednesday, citing a loss of confidence in the member’s ability to lead. The relief of an officer-in-charge by a district...

San Francisco Coast Guard member becomes 4th active female surfman

San Francisco Coast Guard member becomes 4th active female surfman
Petty Officer 1st Class Krystyna Duffy, a boatswain’s mate at Coast Guard Station Golden Gate, poses with surfmen from Coast Guard Stations Golden Gate and Bodega Bay after receiving the surfman designation during a ceremony Station Golden Gate in Sausalito, California, March 9, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall/Released) SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard...

Good Samaritans rescue 4 from fishing boat fire off Pillar Point Harbor

Good Samaritans rescue 4 from fishing boat fire off Pillar Point Harbor
Coast Guard Cutter Tern file photo SAN FRANCISCO — Four crewmembers from the commercial fishing vessel Ocean Gale were rescued by the crew of the commercial fishing vessel Smith Brothers #2, after a boat fire 13 miles southwest of Pillar Point Harbor. Fishermen aboard the Ocean Gale, a 37-foot vessel, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 5 p.m., Monday, reporting...

Coast Guard medevacs crab fisherman near Pescadero Point, Calif.

Coast Guard medevacs crab fisherman near Pescadero Point, Calif.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco medevacs a crab fisherman who reportedly injured his finger when he caught his hand in a crab pot while fishing near Pescadero Point, Calif. Nov. 12, 2017. Coast Guard courtesy video. SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 42-year-old crab fisherman from an 18-foot fishing vessel after the man reportedly...