Fire Contained on Cargo Ship Off Monterey; Crews to Determine If Vessel Can Be Towed to OaklandA fire on a container ship off the Monterey coast has been contained, smoke is no longer visible and the temperature has been falling in the NYK Delphinus's engine room, where the fire originated, according to a report from the U.S. Coast Guard.
Returning Coast Guard Cutter To Unload Nearly 10 Tons Of Illegal Drugs In AlamedaThe U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro will stop at its home base in Alameda Tuesday, offloading nearly 10 tons of illegal drugs seized from smugglers in the Pacific Ocean.
Alameda Coast Guard Crews Seize $156 Million Worth Of CocaineCrews aboard two Alameda-based Coast Guard cutters boarded three suspected drug smuggling vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, seizing more than 9,000 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $156 million.
Coast Guard Helicopter Crew Rescues Boater, Dog Near HerculesA U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a man and his dog from a sailboat near Hercules early Monday morning.
Coast Guard Academy Cadets Come To The Rescue For COVID-19 Stricken Alameda-Based CutterBranyelle Carillo was facing the prospect of a summer marooned by the pandemic at the Coast Guard Academy in New London when she was called up for a mission: The U.S Coast Guard cutter Munro, bound from Alameda to a patrol of the U.S. maritime border with Russia, had lost a tenth of its crew to quarantine and needed reinforcements.
Daring Air National Guard, Coast Guard Rescue Saves Injured Cargo Ship CrewmanAn injured crewman aboard a container ship more than 1,000 miles off the coast of San Francisco is now recovering at a hospital following a daring para-rescue involving the California Air National Guard and Coast Guard.
Alameda-Based Coast Guard Crew Seizes Nearly 1,400 Pounds Of CocaineAn Alameda-based Coast Guard crew has seized approximately 1,395 pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value of $24 million from a go-fast vessel in international waters of the Pacific Ocean off Central America.
VIDEO: Coast Guard Helicopter Crewmen To Be Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross For Heroic Middle Fire RescueTwo members of a Coast Guard helicopter crew that rescued two injured firefighters at the height of the raging Middle Fire last year will be awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the nation's highest aviation honor, military officials announced Tuesday.
VIDEO: CHP Helicopter Rescues Man Adrift In San Pablo Bay On Homemade RaftA man adrift on the San Pablo Bay aboard a homemade raft was rescued by the Coast Guard and California Highway Patrol Friday afternoon amid high winds.
Dramatic Rescue From Burning Boat On Lake TahoeThe Coast Guard, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection firefighters and a Good Samaritan rescued a 43-year-old man Monday night after his boat burst into flames while cruising on Lake Tahoe.
Alameda-Based Coast Guard Commander Pleads Guilty To Drug Trafficking ChargesAn Alameda-based U.S. Coast Guard commander has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges involving the importation of a controlled pain killer from foreigner suppliers, federal prosecutors have announced.
Coast Guard Rescues Two From Sinking Sailboat In San Francisco BayThe Coast Guard rescued two people from their sailboat after it began taking on water near Richmond on Saturday.
Coast Guard Cutter Makes $6 Million High Seas Pot BustAfter seizing more than 3,100 pounds of cocaine in a bust earlier this month, the Coast Guard Cutter James has followed with a high seas seizure of 3,350 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of approximately $6 million from a go-fast vessel in international waters of the Pacific Ocean.
VIDEO: Coast Guard Cutter Captures Drug-Smuggling Vessel; Seizes $53.5 Million Of CocaineA Coast Guard crew has seized more than 3,100 pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value of $53.5 million from a low-profile go-fast vessel in international waters of the Pacific Ocean off Central America, officials announced Wednesday.
VIDEO: Coast Guard Helicopter Makes Dramatic Rescue From Disabled Sailboat Off Pillar PointBattling 15-foot seas and 20 mph winds, a Coast Guard helicopter has rescued three crewmembers off a disabled sailboat, floundering off the Northern California coast.