Coast Guard assists 3 mariners following boat fire near Table Bluff

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners following boat fire near Table Bluff
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard aided three fishermen in distress after their 45-foot fishing vessel caught fire and was flooding near Table Bluff, Wednesday morning. A crew member of the commercial fishing vessel Advance called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay via cell phone around 8:30 a.m., reporting an engine fire and flooding...

Coast Guard tows fishing vessel Advance and works to repair damaged navigation aid

ALAMEDA, Calif. – At high tide last night a crew from Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay successfully towed the fishing vessel Advance from the shoal it had grounded on Thursday morning. The operator of the vessel removed approximately 1,200 pounds of salmon and ice to lighten the vessel, and at 10:48 p.m. the Coast Guard crew used a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat to tow it to Spud Point Marina in Bodega...