Eleventh Coast Guard District


 

The Eleventh Coast Guard District encompasses the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, and Utah, the coastal and offshore waters out over thousand miles and the offshore waters of Mexico and Central America down to South America. Coast Guard operational units are located throughout the state of California, with the District and Pacific Area headquarters located on Coast Guard Island in Alameda, California along the east side of San Francisco Bay.

The Coast Guard’s presence on the west coast dates back to 1848, when the Revenue Cutter LAWRENCE was dispatched to San Francisco to maintain maritime order during the chaotic days of the California Gold Rush. Growing from that one ship, the Eleventh District now includes 43 units and it employs over 2,400 active duty, reserve, and civilian employees. These resources carry out Search and Rescue, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Marine Safety, and Aids to Navigation missions over 3.3 million square miles of water. In addition, over 3100 volunteer Coast Guard Auxiliary members assist in many Coast Guard mission areas, including Boating Safety and Search and Rescue.

In fiscal year 2015, Eleventh Coast Guard District units responded to 1,994 Search and Rescue cases, saving over 365 lives and 9.9 million dollars in property. Coast Guard and US Navy assets under the tactical control of the District interdicted more than 33,600 lbs of marijuana, 158,578 lbs of cocaine, and 189 illegal migrants.

Since September 11, 2001, the Coast Guard has assumed a dynamic role in protecting the District’s major ports, which include six Tier one ports: San Diego, Los Angeles, Long Beach, and San Francisco, Oakland, and Richmond. The Coast Guard’s presence in the District continues to expand, as more people, new equipment, and state of the art technology are employed to meet the needs of the United States as it enters the 21st century.

Vision: Deliver exceptional mission performance and support of our personnel through bold, compassionate leadership, innovation, partnerships and professionalism.

 

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Crews aboard #USCG Cutters Forrest Rednour- WPC 1129 and USCGC Blackfin - WPB 87317 were hosted by @SENANPanama in Panama City, Panama, May 19 to May 21. During the subject matter exchange, the crews conducted damage control scenarios and simulated a cruise ship medevac. https://t.co/b3miuAFBE0 Crews aboard #USCG Cutters Forrest Rednour- WPC 1129 and USCGC Blackfin - WPB 87317 were hosted by @SENANPanama in Panama City, Panama, May 19 to May 21.  During the subject matter exchange, the 
crews conducted damage control scenarios and simulated a cruise ship medevac. https://t.co/b3miuAFBE0
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The Coast Guard is conducting pollution response with a unified command efforts near Stockton, read more here: https://t.co/buqpwLjOWL https://t.co/3BEE7oc8uk The Coast Guard is conducting pollution response with a unified command efforts near Stockton, read more here:

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The Coast Guard is conducting pollution response with a unified command efforts near Stockton, read more here: https://t.co/buqpwLjOWL https://t.co/3BEE7oc8uk The Coast Guard is conducting pollution response with a unified command efforts near Stockton, read more here:

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The Coast Guard is conducting pollution response with a unified command efforts near Stockton, read more here: https://t.co/buqpwLjOWL https://t.co/3BEE7oc8uk The Coast Guard is conducting pollution response with a unified command efforts near Stockton, read more here:

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The Costa Rican Coast Guard hosted crews from the USCG Cutters Forrest Rednour- WPC 1129 and Blackfin - WPB 87317 during a subject matter exchange in Golfito, Costa Rica May 15 and 16. Discussions centered around illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU)fishing best practices. https://t.co/iFcK3hWKSB The Costa Rican Coast Guard hosted crews from the USCG Cutters Forrest Rednour- WPC 1129  and Blackfin - WPB 87317 during a subject matter exchange in Golfito, Costa Rica May 15 and 16.  Discussions centered around illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU)fishing best practices. https://t.co/iFcK3hWKSB
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Earlier this week, Honduras Navy (FNH) hosted @USCG officials and crew members from USCGC Blackfin and USCGC Forrest Rednour. During the visit the two nations conducted subject matter expert exchanges across multiple fields in maritime governance. @FuerzaNavalHND https://t.co/VPGFAmXHcE Earlier this week, Honduras Navy (FNH) hosted @USCG  officials and crew members from USCGC Blackfin and USCGC Forrest Rednour. During the visit the two nations conducted subject matter expert exchanges across multiple fields in maritime governance. @FuerzaNavalHND https://t.co/VPGFAmXHcE
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El Salvador hosted #USCG officials and crew members from USCG cutters Blackfin - WPB 87317 and Forrest Rednour- WPC 1129. El Salvador recently created its own Coast Guard, and they are in the process of developing their training and operations with the help of partner nations. https://t.co/k4F5GhuKXc El Salvador hosted #USCG officials and crew members from USCG cutters Blackfin - WPB 87317  and Forrest Rednour- WPC 1129. 
El Salvador recently created its own Coast Guard, and they are in the process of developing their training and operations with the help of partner nations. https://t.co/k4F5GhuKXc
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El Salvador hosted #USCG officials and crew members from USCG cutters Blackfin - WPB 87317 and Forrest Rednour- WPC 1129. El Salvador recently created its own Coast Guard, and they are in the process of developing their training and operations with the help of partner nations. https://t.co/k4F5GhuKXc El Salvador hosted #USCG officials and crew members from USCG cutters Blackfin - WPB 87317  and Forrest Rednour- WPC 1129. 
El Salvador recently created its own Coast Guard, and they are in the process of developing their training and operations with the help of partner nations. https://t.co/k4F5GhuKXc
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El Salvador hosted #USCG officials and crew members from USCG cutters Blackfin - WPB 87317 and Forrest Rednour- WPC 1129. El Salvador recently created its own Coast Guard, and they are in the process of developing their training and operations with the help of partner nations. https://t.co/k4F5GhuKXc El Salvador hosted #USCG officials and crew members from USCG cutters Blackfin - WPB 87317  and Forrest Rednour- WPC 1129. 
El Salvador recently created its own Coast Guard, and they are in the process of developing their training and operations with the help of partner nations. https://t.co/k4F5GhuKXc
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Get ready for the traditional boating season and kickoff #nationalsafeboatingweek at U.S. Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 435 Murray Circle in Fort Baker, Sausalito. Free fun for the entire family! https://t.co/eTS6YHGK5I Get ready for the traditional boating season and kickoff #nationalsafeboatingweek at U.S. Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 435 Murray Circle in Fort Baker, Sausalito. 
 Free fun for the entire family! https://t.co/eTS6YHGK5I
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Get ready for the traditional boating season and kickoff #nationalsafeboatingweek at U.S. Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 435 Murray Circle in Fort Baker, Sausalito. Free fun for the entire family! https://t.co/eTS6YHGK5I Get ready for the traditional boating season and kickoff #nationalsafeboatingweek at U.S. Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 435 Murray Circle in Fort Baker, Sausalito. 
 Free fun for the entire family! https://t.co/eTS6YHGK5I
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Get ready for the traditional boating season and kickoff #nationalsafeboatingweek at U.S. Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 435 Murray Circle in Fort Baker, Sausalito. Free fun for the entire family! https://t.co/eTS6YHGK5I Get ready for the traditional boating season and kickoff #nationalsafeboatingweek at U.S. Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 435 Murray Circle in Fort Baker, Sausalito. 
 Free fun for the entire family! https://t.co/eTS6YHGK5I
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This week, members of #USCG Cutter Munro hosted a cutter tour with junior officers from the Peruvian, Mexican, and Bolivian Navy. Following their port visit in Pisco, Peru, the Munro's crew and Peruvian Coast Guard swiftly responded to an actual SAR case.https://t.co/O43vZ64cZu https://t.co/yyY6gsvsAg This week, members of #USCG Cutter Munro hosted a cutter tour with junior officers from the Peruvian, Mexican, and Bolivian Navy. Following their port visit in Pisco, Peru, the Munro's crew and Peruvian Coast Guard swiftly responded to an actual SAR case.https://t.co/O43vZ64cZu https://t.co/yyY6gsvsAg
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This week, members of #USCG Cutter Munro hosted a cutter tour with junior officers from the Peruvian, Mexican, and Bolivian Navy. Following their port visit in Pisco, Peru, the Munro's crew and Peruvian Coast Guard swiftly responded to an actual SAR case.https://t.co/O43vZ64cZu https://t.co/yyY6gsvsAg This week, members of #USCG Cutter Munro hosted a cutter tour with junior officers from the Peruvian, Mexican, and Bolivian Navy. Following their port visit in Pisco, Peru, the Munro's crew and Peruvian Coast Guard swiftly responded to an actual SAR case.https://t.co/O43vZ64cZu https://t.co/yyY6gsvsAg
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The Comando Naval Del Pacifico and Escuela Naval de Guatemala hosted representatives from U.S. Coast Guard District 11 SAR specialist for a search and rescue exercise. Guatemalan and #USCG conducted familiarization and SAROPS training , and a full scale on water exercise. https://t.co/iwPOkzH2rR The Comando Naval Del Pacifico and Escuela Naval de Guatemala hosted representatives from U.S. Coast Guard District 11 SAR specialist for a search and rescue exercise. Guatemalan and #USCG conducted familiarization and SAROPS training , and a full scale on water exercise. https://t.co/iwPOkzH2rR
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The Comando Naval Del Pacifico and Escuela Naval de Guatemala hosted representatives from U.S. Coast Guard District 11 SAR specialist for a search and rescue exercise. Guatemalan and #USCG conducted familiarization and SAROPS training , and a full scale on water exercise. https://t.co/iwPOkzH2rR The Comando Naval Del Pacifico and Escuela Naval de Guatemala hosted representatives from U.S. Coast Guard District 11 SAR specialist for a search and rescue exercise. Guatemalan and #USCG conducted familiarization and SAROPS training , and a full scale on water exercise. https://t.co/iwPOkzH2rR
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Recently, the @USCG Cutter Munro worked alongside the Peruvian Navy to complete several days of complex exercises and trainings off the Coasts of South America. #uscg #military #dhs #interoperability @USEMBASSYPERU @USCGPACAREA https://t.co/mqrfSmk5eq Recently, the @USCG Cutter Munro worked alongside the Peruvian Navy to complete several days of complex exercises and trainings off the Coasts of South America. 

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#USCG Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medically evacuated a 74-year-old woman off the cruise ship Crown Princess 200 miles west of San Diego. The woman was transported and transferred to Scripps La Jolla Hospital for further care. https://t.co/zqoy17kv0d
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The Coast Guard assisted with the rescue efforts of four boaters whose boat capsized near the Golden Gate Bridge! Read more here: https://t.co/JLoqaDciCm
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Due to positive community engagement and discussion, a lighted buoy in Santa Cruz that was planned to be replaced, will remain as is! Read more here: https://t.co/uELd6rcyuB
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