Coast Guard boat and recreational vessel collide

SAN DIEGO – A 33-foot Coast Guard boat and a recreational vessel collided in San Diego Bay Sunday, shortly before 6 p.m.

Boaters in distress helped by fellow mariners

SAN DIEGO — Four boaters were towed safely back to San Diego after their 22-foot boat became disabled and began flooding 32 miles southwest of San Diego around 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009.

Coast Guard and Border Patrol intercept suspected migrants

SAN DIEGO — A collaborative effort between the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Border Patrol led to the interception of a panga boat in the vicinity of Del Mar, Calif., this morning.

Coast Guard searches for downed Navy aviators

SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard responded to a U.S. Navy helicopter that went down in Mexican waters approximately 13 miles southwest of San Diego at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday.

Coast Guard Responds to Overloaded Migrant Vessel

SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Coast Guard was contacted to provide assistance for a vessel 33 miles north west of La Jolla, Calif., suspected of smuggling illegal immigrants into the U.S., this morning.

Coast Guard Cutter Haddock Recovers Jettisoned Drugs

SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard Cutter Haddock recovered 4971 pounds of marijuana, 160 miles south of San Diego, this weekend.

Coast Guard interdicts Mexican migrants

SAN DIEGO — Twenty Mexican migrants were apprehended this morning by Coast Guard and CBP officers as they tried to illegally enter the U.S. by boat. At 9:30 a.m., the Coast Guard received a report from a Good Samaritan of suspicious activity aboard the 20-foot recreational vessel La Estrella, about 18 miles off Point Loma, Calif. The caller reported that 20 people were on the small, overloaded...

Cutter Haddock Holds Change of Command Tuesday

SAN DIEGO (PADET San Diego) – Lt. Reyna Hernandez will be relieved by Lt.j.g. Thomas Brittingham as the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Haddock during a change of command ceremony Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at Sector San Diego. Hernandez’s first assignment was onboard cutter Decisive in Pascagoula, Miss., where she served as a deck watch officer and first lieutenant. Following Decisive,...