Coast Guard responds to bulk carrier aground in Columbia River near Crims Island

Coast Guard responds to bulk carrier aground in Columbia River near Crims Island
US Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel responded to a vessel aground in the Columbia River near Crims Island at river mile marker 54.5, Thursday night. The 656-foot Liberian-flagged KM London ran aground on the north side of the navigational channel outbound the Columbia River laden with wheat, and there are no signs of pollution. The Columbia...

Coast Guard rescues mariner after boat starts sinking in San Carlos Bay

Coast Guard rescues mariner after boat starts sinking in San Carlos Bay
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach dewater a 40-foot boat, named Loki, in San Carlos Bay, Florida, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a man Tuesday after his boat started sinking in San Carlos Bay. At 5:51 p.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel...

Coast Guard rescues mom, 2 kids from Jetty Lagoon near Fort Stevens

Coast Guard rescues mom, 2 kids from Jetty Lagoon near Fort Stevens
A crewmember from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment assists three canoeists to safety after they became stranded in Jetty Lagoon near Fort Stevens in Hammond, Ore., Sept. 3, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Austin Kettleson WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued a mom and her two kids who were stranded in a canoe in Jetty Lagoon near Fort Stevens after they were reported...

Coast Guard rescues 2, saves boat from sinking off Washington coast

Coast Guard rescues 2, saves boat from sinking off Washington coast
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat File Photo WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued two people and saved a boat from sinking 15 miles north of the Grays Harbor entrance, in Washington, Saturday morning. Boat crews aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat and a 29-foot Response Boat-Small II from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor, located in Westport, passed the boaters a dewatering pump that was able to...

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing boater, 40, near Woodbridge, Va.

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing boater, 40, near Woodbridge, Va.
USCG file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing 40-year-old man Sunday after his boat capsized near Leesylvania State Park. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from a good Samaritan stating he saw an overturned vessel with two people in the water at approximately 9 p.m. Saturday. Sector Maryland-NCR watchstanders issued...

Florence, Oregon named nation’s 24th Coast Guard City

Florence, Oregon named nation's 24th Coast Guard City
A new sign recognizing the City of Florence, Ore., as a Coast Guard City welcomes residents and visitors to Florence on Oregon Highway 126 near the Highway 101 junction, Aug. 16, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. FLORENCE, Ore. – The Coast Guard designated the City of Florence as an official Coast Guard City at a ceremony held at the Florence Events Center, Wednesday...

Coast Guard rescues two near Neah Bay

Coast Guard rescues two near Neah Bay
A 22-foot recreational boat sits on a beach at Kydaka Point near Neah Bay, Wash., Aug. 13, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corey Castillo. SEATTLE – A Coast Guard ground party rescued two people from an aground 22-foot recreational boat off Kydaka Point about 10 miles east of Neah Bay, Sunday night. The ground party found a male and female huddled together in the grounded...

Coast Guard medevacs 59-year-old man from houseboat

Coast Guard medevacs 59-year-old man from houseboat
A 29-foot Response Boat Small-II boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, , medevac a 59-year-old man from Estero Bay, Florida, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 59-year-old man from a houseboat in Estero Bay, Tuesday. At 10:30 a.m. watchstanders from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach received a call from a 59-year-old...

Coast Guard rescues boaters in distress near Astoria Park, N.Y.

Coast Guard rescues boaters in distress near Astoria Park, N.Y.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Seanog Mullan and Fireman Adam Arana, crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Kings Point, responded to a vessel taking on water with four people aboard near Astoria Park, New York, August 3, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Vardakis) NEW YORK — A Coast Guard crew responded to a vessel taking on water with four people aboard near Astoria Park,...