Coast Guard responding to report of mid-air collision

LOS ANGELES- The United States Coast Guard is currently responding to a report of a mid-air collision, 9 miles southeast of Torrance Airport at 6:10 p.m. today. The report of the collision came from a small aircraft in the area that witnessed the collision. The Coast Guard was notified that two small aircraft had collided, and one had crashed into the waters off of Long Beach Harbor. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Terminates Fishing Vessel Operation

LOS ANGELES — Crew members from Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip, home-ported in Oxnard, Calif., terminated the fishing operations of the 37-foot commercial fishing vessel The Lady Aline today off the coast of Santa Cruz Island.

Coast Guard Responds to Drifting Container Ship UPDATE

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The container ship Maersk Kawasaki transited late Friday night under its own power to Port Hueneme where an investigation of the original power loss is in progress. Two Crowley tugs, the Admiral and the Leader, dispatched to the scene from San Pedro, attended the Maersk Kawasaki during its transit to Port Hueneme.

Coast Guard Responds To Drifting Container Ship

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Coast Guard is responding to a distress call this afternoon from a container ship that lost propulsion in the Santa Barbara Channel.

Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip Rescues Six from Sinking Boat

CATALINA ISLAND, Calif. – The Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip, an 87-foot patrol boat home ported in Oxnard, Calif., rescued six people from a sinking boat near the west end of Catalina Island today. The Coast Guard received a call this morning at 10:38 reporting that a 22-foot pleasure craft was taking on water. A HH-65C Dolphin Helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station L.A. was dispatched, along...