Coast Guard continues response to submerged sailboat outside Crescent City Harbor

Coast Guard continues response to submerged sailboat outside Crescent City Harbor
Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Humboldt Bay personnel are working with the owner of a sailing vessel to remove the boat after it partially sunk outside Crescent City, California, Sept. 18.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo /Released) CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — The Coast Guard continues its response to a sailboat that partially sunk outside Crescent City Harbor after striking rocks, Tuesday evening. Sailing...

Coast Guard reopens public comment period for harbor bar entrances along Northern California coast

Coast Guard reopens public comment period for harbor bar entrances along Northern California coast
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard officials are seeking public comment to review the potential establishment of regulated navigation areas at the harbor entrance bars to Crescent City Harbor, Humboldt Bay, Noyo River and Morro Bay. Officials are seeking feedback and recommendations from local mariners regarding the establishment of regulated navigation areas at the Northern California harbor bar entrances. These...

The Unsung Heroes of a Tsunami Response

Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Robert LaFalce There are only seconds to make a decision when an emergency knocks on your doorstep and threatens you, your community and your livelihood. Most people would like to claim that when an emergency happens they would be thinking of others instead of themselves. But how many people would actually do just that? In the early morning hours of Friday, March...

Crescent City responders remove two oiled vessels from harbor

Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Robert LaFalce Crescent City Tsunami Response Update   Wednesday, divers performed underwater assessments of the remaining three sunken vessels posing a pollution threat, the Cyrano IV, Nellie and the Ge Ge. Divers reported the vessels had sustained too much damage to be saved, and the determination was made that all three vessels would have to be removed...

Tsunami response crew determines historic fishing vessel Kodiak unsalvageable

Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Robert LaFalce Crescent City, CA – Crews raised the historic fishing vessel Kodiak and pumped off water and 426 gallons of diesel fuel yesterday. Crews attempted to patch the Kodiak, but the damage was too extensive to save the vessel. The crews are working today to remove the remains of the vessel from the inner boat basin and dispose of oily debris....

Local contractors help Coast Guard reposition Crescent City navigation buoys

Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Kevin MetcalfALAMEDA, Calif. — U.S. Coast Guard personnel assisted and provided oversight to local contractors from Crescent City, Calif., during a multi-day evolution as they repositioned the number six and seven navigation buoys March 30-31, 2011. The Coast Guard contracted MM Diving & Salvage and the fishing vessel Twin Sister to reposition navigation...

As crane barge arrives offshore, pollution removal top priority for Crescent City Harbor

Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Jaclyn Young. Crescent City Tsunami Operations Center Update Date: March 24, 2011 Location: Crescent City Inner Basin Harbor, Crescent City, California Cause: Tsunami following 9.0 earthquake in Japan (March 11) Operational Update: A heavy-lift crane barge from the San Francisco Bay Area has arrived offshore to facilitate the mitigation of pollution hazards. This...

Crescent City tsunami response update March 21, 2010

Location: Crescent City Inner Basin Harbor, Crescent City, California Cause: Tsunami following 9.0 earthquake in Japan (March 11) googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Operational Update: var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} }); Responders have removed approximately 800 cubic...

Crescent City Harbor safety zone reduced

CRESCENT CITY, Calif.  — The Coast Guard has reduced the size of the safety zone established at Crescent City in support of emergency operations following the Friday, March 11, 2011 tsunami. As of 1 p.m. Monday, Captain Cynthia Stowe, Coast Guard Captain of the Port of San Francisco, reduced the safety zone to encompass only the inner boat basin. The remainder of the Crescent City harbor...