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11th District Pacific Southwest Public Affairs
U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

March 13, 2011


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Photo Release: Unified response to Crescent City tsunami

Contact: Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson, 510-289-5794

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. - A friend of the owner of the sailboat that washed ashore Friday during the tsunami salvages the owner's personal property, Saturday, March 12, 2011. The tsunami resulted from an 8.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Japan on March 11. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Jordan Akiyama.

110312-G-2850A-029 Crescent City tsunami response

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. - A friend of the owner of the sailboat that washed ashore Friday during the tsunami salvages the owner's personal property, Saturday, March 12, 2011. The tsunami resulted from an 8.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Japan on March 11. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Jordan Akiyama.

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. -- Friends of a sailboat owner whose boat washed ashore during Friday's tsunami help salvage the owner's personal property, Saturday, March 12, 2011. The tsunami resulted from an 8.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Japan on March 11. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Jordan Akiyama.

110312-G-2850A-024 Crescent City tsunami response

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. -- Friends of a sailboat owner whose boat washed ashore during Friday's tsunami help salvage the owner's personal property, Saturday, March 12, 2011. The tsunami resulted from an 8.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Japan on March 11. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Jordan Akiyama.

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. - Community members gather around the inner harbor to observe damages left by Friday's tsunami, Saturday, March 12, 2011. The tsunami resulted from an 8.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Japan on March 11. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Jordan Akiyama.

110312-G-2850A-108 Crescent City tsunami response

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. - Community members gather around the inner harbor to observe damages left by Friday's tsunami, Saturday, March 12, 2011. The tsunami resulted from an 8.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Japan on March 11. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Jordan Akiyama.

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. - National Response Corporation Environmental Service workers, contracted by a Unified Command comprised of Coast Guard and California Department Fish and Game personnel and local harbor masters, prepare to deploy a containment boom across Elk Creek, Saturday, March 12, 2011, in response to Friday's tsunami. The tsunami resulted from an 8.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Japan on March 11. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Jordan Akiyama.

110312-G-2850A-121 Crescent City tsunami response

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. - National Response Corporation Environmental Service workers, contracted by a Unified Command comprised of Coast Guard and California Department Fish and Game personnel and local harbor masters, prepare to deploy a containment boom across Elk Creek, Saturday, March 12, 2011, in response to Friday's tsunami. The tsunami resulted from an 8.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Japan on March 11. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Jordan Akiyama.

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. - National Response Corporation Environmental Service workers, contracted by a Unified Command comprised of Coast Guard and California Department Fish and Game personnel and local harbor masters, prepare to deploy a containment boom across Elk Creek, Saturday, March 12, 2011, in response to Friday's tsunami. The tsunami resulted from an 8.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Japan on March 11. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Jordan Akiyama.

110312-G-2850A-130 Crescent City tsunami response

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. - National Response Corporation Environmental Service workers, contracted by a Unified Command comprised of Coast Guard and California Department Fish and Game personnel and local harbor masters, prepare to deploy a containment boom across Elk Creek, Saturday, March 12, 2011, in response to Friday's tsunami. The tsunami resulted from an 8.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Japan on March 11. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Jordan Akiyama.

 

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