Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct law enforcement exercise in San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct law enforcement exercise in San Francisco Bay
Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45 foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct an interagency maritime active-threat exercise in conjunction with Water Emergency Transportation Agency (WETA), Thursday. The exercise is scheduled to involve Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel along with participants from the Neptune Coalition, a partnership...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sinking sailboat near Richmond

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sinking sailboat near Richmond
A Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew rescued two people from their 16-foot sailboat after it began taking on water near Richmond, Calif., June 6, 2020. The crew transported the individuals in good health to the Richmond Marina and the owner was able to receive assistance to remove his vessel from the water. (U. S. Coast Guard photo) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs Grand Princess crewmember

Coast Guard medevacs Grand Princess crewmember
Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45 foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a Grand Princess crewmember with a medical concern Saturday afternoon. The Coast Guard was notified by the ship that a man in his early-40s with a medical emergency needed further medical attention Saturday morning. Coast Guard watchstanders consulted the duty flight surgeon who recommended...

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 rescues stranded wind surfer near Coyote Point

Coast Guard rescues stranded wind surfer near Coyote Point
A Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45-foot Response Boat crew rescues a stranded wind surfer after he became separated from his gear off Coyote Point near San Mateo, California, Sept. 18, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard, partner agencies and a good Samaritan rescued a stranded wind surfer after he became separated from his gear near Coyote Point, Tuesday evening. The...

Coast Guard rescues boater near Alameda

Coast Guard rescues boater near Alameda
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a boater whose 14-foot sailing vessel capsized and was taking on water south of Alameda, Tuesday. The operator of the sailing vessel made a mayday broadcast via VHF-FM channel 16 around 4 p.m., but due to a language barrier, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 41 passengers from aground vessel near Berkeley Marina

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 41 passengers from aground vessel near Berkeley Marina
A boat crew from Coast Guard Cutter Sockeye transfers passengers from the 52-foot passenger vessel Osprey, Feb. 10, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Evan Goda) SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard and partner agency crews responded to a vessel aground with 43 people aboard near the Berkeley Marina, Saturday afternoon. The crew of the  52-foot passenger vessel Osprey, contacted Coast Guard Sector San...

Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Richmond Marina

Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Richmond Marina
Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45 foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters stranded on a piling near Richmond Marina, Tuesday evening. At approximately 7:30 p.m., the boaters contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders reporting that they became stranded on a piling after their fishing boat sank. Sector San Francisco watchstanders dispatched...

Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters from old Berkeley pier

Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters from old Berkeley pier
Cost Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters after their boat was beset by high winds against the old Berkeley pier, west of the Berkeley Marina, Saturday. At approximately 11 a.m., a good Samaritan contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders reporting two mariners stranded on the Berkeley pier ruins after...