Coast Guard aids mariner after vessel hits object, sinks off southern Washington coast

Coast Guard aids mariner after vessel hits object, sinks off southern Washington coast
One of two sheens potentially from the 45-foot pleasure yacht Sea Crest is spotted on the water the morning after the vessel sank 9 miles off Leadbetter Point State Park, Wash., July 28, 2017. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Lt. Cmdr. James Gibson. WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard crews aided a 67-year-old mariner after his yacht collided with an unknown object and sank 9 miles off Leadbetter Point State...

Coast Guard rescues boater after sailing vessel capsizes on the Columbia River

Coast Guard rescues boater after sailing vessel capsizes on the Columbia River
USCG File Photo DEER ISLAND, Ore. — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued one mariner from the water on the Columbia River near Deer Island, Monday evening. Coast Guard Station Portland crewmembers aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small arrived on scene, pulled the man aboard their vessel and transported him to Kalama, Washington, where emergency medical services were waiting to take him to a local hospital. At...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners aboard sinking vessel near Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners aboard sinking vessel near Grays Harbor, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE – The Coast Guard rescued two mariners from a vessel taking on water 30 miles west of Grays Harbor, Washington, Wednesday afternoon. The two mariners were successfully flown back to Coast Guard Air Station Astoria around 5:40 p.m. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River command center responded to a request for...

Coast Guard rescues mariners who abandoned ship off Washington Coast

Coast Guard rescues mariners who abandoned ship off Washington Coast
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard urges boaters to be prepared and stay safe for another wave of storms after two sailing incidents occurred last night forcing four people to abandon ship off the Washington coast in over 20-foot seas and winds gusting up to 50 mph. In both cases the people on board were able to don survival suits and get into the water where they were picked up by Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard, locals rescue kayaker in Hammond, Ore.

Coast Guard, locals rescue kayaker in Hammond, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard and local agency crews rescued a kayaker, who was wearing a life jacket and clinging to nearby pilings after his kayak capsized, south of Hammond Marina, Monday. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small II crew, from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment in Ilwaco, Washington, pulled the man aboard and safely transported him to waiting emergency medical service personnel at...

Coast Guard hoists mariner near Clatsop Spit, Ore.

Coast Guard hoists mariner near Clatsop Spit, Ore.
ASTORIA, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a mariner from a vessel that grounded at the mouth of the Columbia River near Clatsop Spit, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria rescued and transferred the subject, who was reportedly suffering from hypothermia, to emergency medical service personnel waiting at the air station. At 7:39 a.m., Coast Guard Sector...

U.S. and Canada team up for International rescue over 200 miles offshore

U.S. and Canada team up for International rescue over 200 miles offshore
SEATTLE — U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard crews are working together to ensure five people abroad a 43-foot sailing vessel that was taking on water over 200 miles off the Washington Coast in 20-foot seas and 30-mph winds, Thursday sail safely to Tillamook. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received the initial report from Marine Communications and Traffic Services personnel in Prince...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker from Washington Olympic Mountains

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker from Washington Olympic Mountains
WARRENTON, Ore., — The Coast Guard rescued an injured hiker on the south slope of the Olympic Mountain in Washington, Monday. The hiker, who reportedly suffered a broken ankle, was transported to by a Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew to the Olympia, Washington, airport where he was met by emergency medical services for further medical care. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues man in the water near Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues man in the water near Grays Harbor, Wash.
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor crew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small II rescued a man who was swept out to sea while wading in the water near the Grays Harbor north jetty at Ocean Shores, Washington, Sunday. The man, in his early twenties, who drifted approximately 300 yards past the tip of the jetty, was rescued from the water by the small boat crew, treated for hypothermia,...