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S/V FREEDOM adrift; South of Half Moon Bay, CA

South of Half Moon Bay, CA | 2020-May-20

Initial Notification: Shortly before midnight on 19-MAY-2020, USCG Sector San Francisco received a call from the 30’ wooden S/V FREEDOM that she was beset by weather and adrift south of Pillar Point Harbor, CA. All persons on board were rescued without incident and no pollution threat is anticipated. The subsequent morning, the Monterey Bay & Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuaries' staff contacted the NOAA SSC for CA to request a drift estimate for the un-manned vessel to assist in potential recovery/removal by the vessel owner.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Latitude (approximate): 37° 17.89′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 33.77′ West