Coast Guard rescues 19 migrants near Redondo Beach

Coast Guard rescues 19 migrants near Redondo Beach
A Coast Guard Station Los Angeles boatcrew rescues 19 people from a disabled boat. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard rescued 19 migrants from a disabled panga-style vessel off the coast of Redondo Beach Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a call at 9:10 a.m. from a good Samaritan reporting a disabled vessel in distress off the coast...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of an illegal charter vessel

Coast Guard terminates voyage of an illegal charter vessel
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of an illegal charter vessel operating in the vicinity of Newport Beach on Aug. 6, 2022. A small boat crew from Coast Guard Station Los Angeles-Long Beach discovered that the 50-foot pleasure craft, Yachtley Crue, was operating as an illegal charter with 12 passengers aboard and found the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R. 176.100...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of illegal charter near Newport Beach

Coast Guard terminates voyage of illegal charter near Newport Beach
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of an illegal charter vessel operating in the vicinity of Newport Beach on Aug. 6, 2022. A small boat crew from Coast Guard Station Los Angeles-Long Beach discovered that the 50-foot pleasure craft, Yachtley Crue, was operating as an illegal charter with 12 passengers aboard and found the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R. 176.100...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Crystal Cove State Park

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Crystal Cove State Park
MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are searching for a diver that was reported missing Saturday at 9:45 p.m., near Laguna Beach. The diver is reported to be a 35 year-old-man last seen wearing a camouflage wet suit in the vicinity of Crystal Cove State Park. The missing...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to explosion aboard sailboat

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to explosion aboard sailboat
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium tows a vessel back to port 6 June 2020 Avalon, California.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a report of an explosion aboard a vessel near Avalon Saturday. At approximately 10:55 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders received a call via channel 16 alerting them to a reported...

Coast Guard cites passenger vessel for operating illegally, terminates voyage

Coast Guard cites passenger vessel for operating illegally, terminates voyage
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 37-foot catamaran in the Long Beach area, citing it for operating illegally. The vessel operated with 10 passengers aboard Saturday, and again with 12 passengers aboard Sunday, near Island Chaffee and Island White off of Long Beach. A Coast Guard Station Los Angeles-Long Beach law enforcement team conducted the boarding of the vessel and identified...

Coast Guard, partner agencies recover 1,300 pounds of marijuana near Catalina Island

Coast Guard, partner agencies recover 1,300 pounds of marijuana near Catalina Island
Seaman Alyssa Massores, Petty Officer 3rd Class David Olson, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Cody Laeger stand near a van filled with approximately 1,300 pounds of marijuana seized near Catalina Island, Aug. 13, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a report of multiple bales of narcotics in the water near Santa Catalina Island, Tuesday. A...

Coast Guard responds to unmanned adrift dingy near Point Vincente

Coast Guard responds to unmanned adrift dingy near Point Vincente
Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard searched for the owner of an unmanned adrift dinghy found approximately four nautical miles west of Point Vincente, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Point Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducted searches in the area that the unmanned dingy was found. Crews aboard a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water near Seal Beach

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water near Seal Beach
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard and Orange County Sheriff’s Department crews responded to a vessel taking on water near Seal Beach, Saturday evening. At approximately 10 p.m., an employee on an oil platform contacted Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders about an 18-foot...