Coast Guard crew rescues 2 from sinking boat south of Eureka

Coast Guard crew rescues 2 from sinking boat south of Eureka
A Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay crewmember looks out at the pleasure craft Wooden Mistress, 28 miles south of Eureka, California, Sept. 12, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) EUREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued 2 people aboard a disabled vessel Saturday, approximately 11 miles southwest of Petrolia. Crewmembers aboard the pleasure craft Wooden Mistress, a 52-foot motor vessel, contacted...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Cmdr. Brendan Hilleary) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – The Coast Guard and Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office suspended their search Saturday for an overdue kayaker who went missing Friday near the Luffenholtz Beach area. The search for Nicolas Brunner, age 19 of McKinleyville, was suspended after...

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker near Luffenholtz Beach

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker near Luffenholtz Beach
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard and Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office are searching the Trinidad Bay area after an unmanned kayak was found near Luffenholtz Beach. Missing is a 19-year-old male, last seen wearing a yellow vest. Local authorities received a call at approximately 4:30 p.m. Friday of a missing person, which coincided with...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to plane crash in Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to plane crash in Humboldt Bay
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin pilot from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay scans the site of a downed aircraft, Feb. 6, 2020, in North Humboldt Bay, California. (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard) EUREKA, Calif. — Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a plane crash in North Humboldt Bay, Thursday morning. At approximately 7:10 a.m., the Eureka Police Department relayed a distress call to Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Humboldt Bay
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo EUREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel near the Humboldt Bay entrance channel, Sunday evening. A crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Elly notified Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately 7:10 p.m., that their vessel was sinking near the south jetty of the Humboldt Bay entrance channel. The watchstanders...

Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne visits Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne visits Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay
The Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne arrives in Humboldt Bay to conduct maritime law enforcement operations in support Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay, June 29, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif — Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne visited California’s North Coast to conduct maritime law enforcement operations in support Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay, June 26, 2019. The Terrell...

Coast Guard conducts multiple rescues across Northern California in May

Coast Guard conducts multiple rescues across Northern California in May
Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay crews in Northern California assisted 15 vessels since the beginning of May in the waters near Trinidad, Humboldt Bay, Eel River, Cape Mendocino and Shelter Cove. Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay and Coast Guard Station Noyo River boat crews assisted...

Coast Guard notifies boaters of changing conditions in Humboldt Bay Channel

Coast Guard notifies boaters of changing conditions in Humboldt Bay Channel
The Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution transiting the Humboldt Bay Channel inner entrance between navigational aids “7” and “11” (as shown in graphic) as conditions are changing, Feb. 28, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard graphic – not to be used for navigational purposes) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution transiting the Humboldt Bay channel...

Off-duty Coast Guard civilian rescues man near Humboldt Bay north jetty

Off-duty Coast Guard civilian rescues man near Humboldt Bay north jetty
The Humboldt Bay entrance channel is marked by north and south jetties. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — An off-duty Coast Guard civilian employee rescued a man near the Humboldt Bay north jetty Thursday, after seeing a man treading water in the high surf and strong current. A bystander called Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders via...