Rescuers respond to five distress calls within five hours

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Northern California Coast Guard crews and local partner agencies responded to multiple vessels in distress between 8:45 a.m. and 1:40 p.m. on Saturday.

At 8:45 a.m., the Coast Guard received a call from a 24-foot vessel experiencing engine trouble near Bodega Head in Bodega Bay.

At 11:42 a.m., a Coast Guard Station Monterey boat crew responded to a disabled 19-foot recreational vessel with three individuals onboard near Lovers Point in Monterey Bay.

Shortly after, a disabled 28-foot boat with three people onboard reported dragging anchor off of Del Monte Beach in Monterey Bay.

At 1:17 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received a report of a recreational vessel fire near Point Potrero at the Port of Richmond.

At 1:40 p.m., Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay was notified of a disabled 24-foot vessel near Bodega Head.

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