Coast Guard, partner agencies assist injured man from sailing vessel south of Lopez Island, Wash.

Coast Guard, partner agencies assist injured man from sailing vessel south of Lopez Island, Wash.
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) SEATTLE — Coast Guard, locals and emergency response personnel assisted an injured man aboard a 35-foot sailing vessel off Lopez Island, Thursday. Responders aboard the Sentinel, 38-foot public safety boat from the San Juan Island County Sheriff’s Department, transported the 58-year-old...

Coast Guard, partner agencies attempt to break lifejacket record to kick off National Safe Boating Week

Coast Guard, partner agencies attempt to break lifejacket record to kick off National Safe Boating Week
SEATTLE – Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Newberg is hoisted out of the water during a search-and-rescue demonstration on the Seattle waterfront. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan W. Bradshaw. SEATTLE – The U.S. Coast Guard will partner with personnel from Washington State Parks and Washington State Ferries, inviting the Seattle public to help break the National...

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners after vessel runs aground near Boulder Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners after vessel runs aground near Boulder Island
USCG File Photo SEATTLE- A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles crew hoisted three mariners after vessel ran aground near Boulder Island, Wash., Saturday. The three mariners, who were aboard a 46-foot recreational vessel, climbed onto rocks and were they were safely hoisted and transported to Paine Field, a small international airport in Everett. A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boat crew aboard a...

Coast Guard crew rescues two boys stranded in Lopez Sound, Wash.

Coast Guard crew rescues two boys stranded in Lopez Sound, Wash.
USCG File Photo SEATTLE – A Coast Guard crew rescued two 12-year-old male kayakers who became stranded on Crab Island in Lopez Sound, Wash., Wednesday. The kayakers paddled out to meet Coast Guard Station Bellingham crewmembers aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium and were safely transported to the boat ramp at Hunter’s Point on Lopez Island. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders received...

Coast Guard hoists mariner from vessel aground north of Vendovi Island, Wash.

Coast Guard hoists mariner from vessel aground north of Vendovi Island, Wash.
USCG File Photo SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews rescued a distressed mariner from a 30-foot sailing vessel that was taking on water and stuck on the rocks north of Vendovi Island, Tuesday night. A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, hoisted the man and transported him to Anacortes Airport, where he was safely transferred to emergency medical service personnel to...

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Cape Flattery, Wash

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Cape Flattery, Wash
USCG File Photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who was reportedly swept from the rocks near the Hole in the Wall cove in Cape Flattery, Washington, Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, a Coast Guard Station Neah Bay 47-foot motor life boat crew as well as a Neah Bay firefighters are currently on scene searching for the man. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Allyn, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Allyn, Wash.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 2:19 p.m., for Andrew W. Aldrich, a kayaker who was reported missing early Wednesday morning in North Bay in the vicinity of Case Inlet near Allyn. The Coast Guard searched 16 square miles for more than 12 hours covering 170 miles in efforts to locate Aldrich, 31, who was last seen in a yellow kayak wearing dark green Carhardt gear and no...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Allyn, Wash.

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Allyn, Wash.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Coast Guard is searching North Bay in the vicinity of Case Inlet near Allyn, for a missing kayaker who was last seen at 11:45 p.m., Tuesday. The Coast Guard is searching for Andrew W. Aldredge, 31 , who was last seen in a yellow kayak wearing dark green Carhardt gear and no life jacket. The Coast Guard was notified of the missing man by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing in Shilshole Bay, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing in Shilshole Bay, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended the search at 1 p.m., Saturday, for Jerry Wayne Middleton, who was last seen aboard a 14-foot skiff in Shilshole Bay. Crews from Coast Guard Station Seattle,  Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion, as well as members of the Bainbridge Island and Seattle police departments, searched the area around Middleton’s last known...