SAN FRANCISCO—Three people were saved off the San Francisco coast on Sunday, November 15 after their boat capsized just west of Alcatraz Island.
The San Francisco Fire Department, the United States Coast Guard and the San Francisco Police Department Marine 7 Unit responded to a report shortly before 3 p.m. of an overturned boat in the SF bay, Lieutenant Johnathon Baxter of the SFFD reported.
UPDATE TO CAPSIZED 12’ ALUMINUM PERSONAL CRAFT TORAY OFF ALCATRAZ ISLAND
Time it call 1453 hours
Time resolved 1601 hours pic.twitter.com/1bnATeyHh1
— SAN FRANCISCO FIRE DEPARTMENT MEDIA (@SFFDPIO) November 16, 2020
Crew members arrived to the scene and an 18-foot pleasure craft was found by SF Fire Rescue Boat 1 with two rescued adults aboard. The adults were transferred to the SFFD boat. Health professionals accessed the the two adults and discovered they did not suffer from trauma or wounds.
One adult male was still missing at this time. The male was located on the coast of Alcatraz Island. He was transferred to the SFFD boat and deemed okay.
“We are giving our thanks to our partners at the United States Coast Guard and San Francisco Police Department for their assistance in the incident,” said Lt. Baxter.
The names of the three adults are not being released at this time.