Coast Guard, lifejacket save canoeist life near Dosewallips State Park

Coast Guard, lifejacket save canoeist life near Dosewallips State Park
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 26 foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a man wearing a life jacket near Dabob Bay in Dosewallips State Park, Thursday afternoon, after he and another canoeist capsized their canoe. A Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team  Seattle rescued the 50-year-old...

Coast Guard finds two divers reported missing in San Juan Islands

Coast Guard finds two divers reported missing in San Juan Islands
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew located a father and son diving pair after the divers became separated from their dive boat while diving near the San Juan Islands, Thursday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The father and son divers, ages 46 and 18 respectively and from Forest Grove,...

Coast Guard helicopter avoids drone strike in Port Angeles

Coast Guard helicopter avoids drone strike in Port Angeles
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew was 300 feet in the air conducting training when they had a near-miss collision with a recreational drone in the vicinity of Fairchild International Airport, Saturday. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles was conducting low-level training...

Coast Guard medevacs Navy sailor off of U.S.S. Kidd in Straits of Juan de Fuca

Coast Guard medevacs Navy sailor off of U.S.S. Kidd in Straits of Juan de Fuca
Lt. Joe Brewan, the supply officer and the helicopter control tower operator aboard the U.S.S. Kidd, watches a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, from Air Station Port Angeles land on the bow of the ship in order to conduct a medevac of a sick Navy sailor, March 4, 2018. U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Selby Arnold. PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of a sick Navy...

13th District Coast Guard has busy weekend, stresses use of lifesaving equipment

13th District Coast Guard has busy weekend, stresses use of lifesaving equipment
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — Coast Guard rescue crews across Washington responded to multiple cases this weekend involving mariners not wearing lifejackets and deficiencies of lifesaving equipment found aboard vessels. With warmer spring weather coming to the Pacific Northwest, the Coast Guard stresses the importance...

Coast Guard suspends search near Blake Island, Wash., for missing cargo vessel crew member

Coast Guard suspends search near Blake Island, Wash., for missing cargo vessel crew member
SEATTLE – The Coast Guard has suspended the search, that was initiated Thursday evening, for a crew member missing from a cargo vessel anchored north of Blake Island State Park. After conducting 25 searches throughout the night and morning utilizing assets from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Coast Guard Station Seattle and the Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo, the search for the Philippine native...

Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen from flooding ship

Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen from flooding ship
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk pass two dewatering pumps to the crew of the fishing vessel Sunnfjord as their vessel took on water off Cape Alava, Wash., Jan. 31, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alexander Warriner. NEAH BAY, Wash. — Coast Guard crews rescued five fisherman, who had to abandon ship due to flooding while west of Cape Alava, Wednesday. A 47-foot...

Coast Guard rescues man after vessel sinks near Whidbey Island, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues man after vessel sinks near Whidbey Island, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his 38-foot pleasure craft sank in the vicinity of Smith Island near Whidbey Island, Friday. An aircrew aboard a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, hoisted the man and transported him to Naval Station Whidbey Island where he was met by local emergency...

Coast Guard crews respond to capsized vessel in Burien, Wash

Coast Guard crews respond to capsized vessel in Burien, Wash
Coast Guard Station Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SEATTLE – Coast Guard air and boat crews rescued one woman and recovered one man after their 15-foot paddleboat was reportedly beset by weather near Three Tree Point in Burien, Wash., Sunday morning. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles and a Coast Guard Station Seattle rescue boat crew aboard...