Coast Guard responds to 130-foot sailing vessel aground

SEATTLE (D13 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard is responding to a sailing vessel aground in Wasp Passage, San Juan Islands, Wash.

The Coast Guard was notified that the sail training vessel Adventuress had run aground at approximately noon, today.

The Washington State Ferry Sealth along with Vessel Assist have completed removing all of the passengers and crew safely from the vessel. No injuries have been reported.

Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles launched an MH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew to the scene as well as a rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Bellingham.

The Coast Guard will conduct an investigation into the cause of the grounding, which is unknown at this time.

No pollution has been reported.

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