Coast Guard to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week
SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard personnel and assets are scheduled to participate in and conduct maritime safety and security operations for the San Francisco Fleet Week, which is scheduled to kick off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival of military vessels to the Port of San Francisco. Fleet Week includes a variety of ship tours and static displays from several branches of the...

Coast Guard Station Monterey to host Safe Boating Open House Saturday

Coast Guard Station Monterey to host Safe Boating Open House Saturday
MONTEREY, Calif. — Personnel from Coast Guard Station Monterey, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Coast Guard Cutter Hawksbill, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Monterey Fire Department, California Fish and Wildlife, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and California State Parks are scheduled to hold a free, public Safe Boating Open House, Saturday at 10 a.m. The event, which...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue three boaters near Point Pinos

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue three boaters near Point Pinos
Coast Guard Station Monterey 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL Fire) rescued three boaters after their 19-foot vessel became disabled near Point Pinos, Saturday. The stranded boaters contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 11:30...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Asilomar State Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Asilomar State Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Tern file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for a reported person in the water near Asilomar Beach in Monterey. Crews from Coast Guard Station Monterey, Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco and the Coast Guard Cutter Tern searched the area for 20 hours, covering 116 square miles. Other agencies assisting in the search included Pacific Grove Police...

Coast Guard searches for man in water near Asilomar State Beach

Coast Guard searches for man in water near Asilomar State Beach
Coast Guard Station Monterey 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard continues search for a missing man in the water near Asilomar State Beach Thursday. Monterey County Communications dispatch notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders at approximately 5:16 p.m. Wednesday, relaying a report from good Samaritans...

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard disabled boat 30 miles off Monterey

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard disabled boat 30 miles off Monterey
Coast Guard Station Monterey 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard crews assisted two boaters who were stranded aboard a boat approximately 30 miles south of Monterey without fuel Thursday. Operators at Vessel Assist, a commercial salvage and towing company, called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco at 2 a.m., requesting...

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week
Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner and Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite guide their bomb-detection dogs for Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco 91105, as they conduct pier sweeps during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up safety and security patrols for this year’s...

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones
Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in San Pedro, Calif., place a yellow buoy marking the center of the San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 security zone, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival...

Coast Guard assists 2 divers in distress near Monterey

Coast Guard assists 2 divers in distress near Monterey
Coast Guard Station Monterey 47-foot motor lifeboat file photo. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard boat crew assisted two divers in distress near Lovers Point in Monterey Bay, Friday, after they drifted approximately one-half mile from their boat. The crew of the passenger vessel Blackfin notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco...