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...

Crescent City tsunami response crews to raise historic fishing vessel Kodiak

Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Robert LaFalce Crescent City Tsunami Response Update: Crews will raise the F/V Kodiak today, which was sunk by the March 11 tsunami. The historic 67-foot wooden fishing vessel performed rescue operations in Alaska after the massive 1964 earthquake. So far, seven sunken vessels that posed a pollution threat have been extracted from the harbor. High winds...

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...

Crescent City Unified Command extends harbor access hours for vessel owners

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — The Crescent City Tsunami Unified Command has arranged to provide extended hours for boat owners to access their vessels starting Friday, March 18, 2011. The Unified Command recognizes that owners need to access the boats and has arranged for the access hours to be expanded to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Vessel owners are asked to visit the Harbor Master Office to arrange...