Coast Guard responding to runaway fishing vessel off California coast

MORRO BAY, Calif. – The Coast Guard is responding to the runaway fishing vessel Axel that is approximately 130 miles southwest of San Francisco and is believed to be moving with nobody aboard Tuesday.

Coast Guard responds to damage in levee near Bradford Island

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a report of damage to the levee along the San Joaquin River, near Bradford Island, at 1:45 p.m. today.

Coast Guard and agency partner continue clean-up efforts around sunk tug

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard and California Fish and Game’s Office of Spill Pervention and Response continue the investigation and oversight of clean-up efforts after the decommissioned naval tug, the USS Wenonah, sunk at Pier 1 on Treasure Island, here.

Coast Guard responds to oil sheen near Treasure Island

SAN FRANCISCO – Pollution cleanup operations are underway, today, near the decommissioned naval tug, the U.S.S. Wenonah, moored to the eastern side of Treasure Island.

Coast Guard, Air National Guard rescues local man from plane crash near Pillar Point

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard assisted the California National Guard in the rescue of a San Francisco man who lost engine power on his single-engine airplane and landed in the water about 10 miles west of Pillar Point, Calif., this afternoon.

Plane crash survivor rescued near Pillar Point

SAN FRANCISCO – An Air National Guard MH-60 rescue crew picked up a plane crash survivor 10 miles west of Pillar Point, Calif. today at approximately 3:30 p.m. and transferred him to emergency medical service personnell at Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco.

Boater Rescued off Pillar Point After Freighter Reports Orange Smoke

SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received a call from the commercial container ship, the Hanjin Dallas, reporting a sighting of orange smoke and a possible vessel in distress off Pillar Point just before 2 p.m. yestoday. The Coast Guard Cutter Tern and a Coast Guard 47-foot motor lifeboat from Station Golden Gate, responded to the call. The only person on board was recovered by...

Coast Guard Rescues 4 From Capsized Fishing Boat

SAN FRANCISCO (CG Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard rescued four commercial fishermen from the 35-foot commercial fishing vessel “Reward,” today, when it capsized 50 yards off Pier 45 in the San Francisco Bay. A 41-foot Utility Boat and a 25-foot Response Boat from Coast Guard Station San Francisco were conducting training evolutions in the Bay, when the crew observed the vessel capsize....