Coast Guard assists diabetic mariner near Patrick’s Point

Coast Guard assists diabetic mariner near Patrick's Point
A mariner is towed into port after receiving medical assistance from a Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew near Patrick’s Point in Trinidad, Calif., Oct. 31, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard assisted a 55-year-old mariner who was reportedly experiencing symptoms of hypoglycemia while underway on his 29-foot sailboat five...

Coast Guard assists three fishermen 80 miles west of Eureka

Coast Guard assists three fishermen 80 miles west of Eureka
Coast Guard Cutter Dorado file photo. EUREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard assisted three fishermen after their 58-foot commercial fishing vessel experienced engine trouble 80 miles west of Eureka, Thursday evening. The Trailblazer crew contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders via VHF-FM channel 16 around 4 p.m., reporting their fishing vessel’s engine was overheating. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard hosts annual open house in Samoa, CA

Coast Guard hosts annual open house in Samoa, CA
A Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay crew member talks about Coast Guard assets with a local citizen at the station’s annual open house event in Samoa, Calif., Aug. 11, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Brendan Hilleary) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay personnel hosted an annual open house event at the historic Coast Guard boat house in Samoa, Saturday. The event featured...

Coast Guard rescues 6 boaters in 3 cases near Humboldt County

Coast Guard rescues 6 boaters in 3 cases near Humboldt County
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay returns to shore after completing their third vessel tow near Humboldt Bay, Calif., Aug. 5, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cmdr. Brendan Hilleary) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued six mariners aboard disabled vessels in three separate cases off the coast of Humboldt County, Saturday. A good Samaritan vessel, the...

Coast Guard, local partners to participate in Eureka Coast Guard City Days

Coast Guard, local partners to participate in Eureka Coast Guard City Days
MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay and local partners are scheduled to participate in Coast Guard City Days events in celebration of the 18th anniversary of Eureka becoming the nation’s second official Coast Guard City. The events include an interagency softball game and BBQ, a ceremony to dedicate the F Street Plaza in honor of the 18th anniversary of Eureka becoming the...

Coast Guard assists fishermen near Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard assists fishermen near Humboldt Bay
A Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew tows the 45-foot commercial fishing vessel Miss Jessie near Humboldt Bay, April 30, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard assisted four Dungeness crab fishermen aboard the 45-foot commercial fishing vessel Miss Jessie a half-mile west of Table Bluff, Monday evening. The Miss Jessie crew contacted Coast...

Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel fire near Eureka

Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel fire near Eureka
Aircrew members aboard a Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter respond to a fire aboard the commercial fishing vessel Midori near Trinidad, California, April 18, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard video) McKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard is coordinating fuel removal and salvage operations Thursday for a fishing vessel that caught fire Wednesday near Eureka. Coast Guard Marine Safety...

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners following boat fire near Table Bluff

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners following boat fire near Table Bluff
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard aided three fishermen in distress after their 45-foot fishing vessel caught fire and was flooding near Table Bluff, Wednesday morning. A crew member of the commercial fishing vessel Advance called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay via cell phone around 8:30 a.m., reporting an engine fire and flooding...

Coast Guard assists two Dungeness crab fishermen near Trinidad, California

Coast Guard assists two Dungeness crab fishermen near Trinidad, California
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard assisted two Dungeness crab fishermen aboard a 40-foot commercial fishing vessel approximately five miles west of Trinidad, Monday night. The crew aboard the 100-year-old vessel, Radiant, contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders via VHF-FM channel 16 around 11 p.m., reporting that their vessel was...