Sunken Barge Leaking Oil in San Francisco Bay

The Coast Guard and other agencies responded to a report of the capsized and sunken 112-foot freight barge Vengeance leaking diesel fuel and hydraulic oil south of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, Friday. Coast Guard responders and investigators are on site executing cleanup of diesel fuel and oil that has been released from the barge. The Coast Guard said the maximum … [Read more...]

An Alcatraz Ferry Captured THE BEST Video of that Great White Shark Attack in San Francisco Bay For those of you hiding under a rock this week, a video has been making the rounds on the internet showing a great white shark attacking a seal right off Alcatraz Island in full view of tourists. The attack is being called the first shark 'predation' event in recent history in San Francisco Bay. The original video of the attack … [Read more...]

New Images Reveal Famous San Francisco Shipwreck

Some new images are for the first time revealing the shipwreck remains of what many consider to be the worst maritime disaster in San Francisco history. The new images, released today by NOAA and partners, include three-dimensional sonar maps showing the wreckage of the SS City of Rio de Janeiro, an immigrant steamship which sank in dense fog on the morning of February 22, … [Read more...]