Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Bainbridge Island, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Bainbridge Island, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a 54-year-old man who went missing in Rich Passage near Bainbridge Island at 1:43 p.m., Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received the initial report from Bainbridge Island Police Department around 6:30 p.m. Monday of a 15-foot unmanned adrift vessel. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Seattle arrived...

Coast Guard suspends search after fisherman located 60 miles offshore of Westport, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search after fisherman located 60 miles offshore of Westport, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman after the fisherman contacted the Coast Guard and confirmed he was safe and headed back to Westport, Thursday. The Coast Guard has recalled assets involved in the search, which included the crews of Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo, an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat homeported in Port Angeles, the Coast Guard Cutter Alert, a 210-foot Medium...

Coast Guard looking for possible overdue fisherman offshore Washington coast

Coast Guard looking for possible overdue fisherman offshore Washington coast
The 59-foot fishing vessel the Pacific Rim. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Kevin Marks.) SEATTLE — Coast Guard personnel are looking for a fisherman after receiving a report he was overdue from a week-long fishing trip offshore the Washington coast, Wednesday. The Coast Guard has diverted the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo, an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat homeported in Port Angeles,...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman off boat near Port Angeles, Wash.

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman off boat near Port Angeles, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman south of San Juan Island, Thursday morning. The fisherman was transported to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles in stable condition. A watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a radio call via VHF-FM channel 16 at about 7:40 a.m., from the captain of the fishing vessel Mr. Wonderful reporting the injury. The fisherman,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger off Protection Island, Wash

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger off Protection Island, Wash
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard suspended the active search for a missing cruise ship passenger northwest of Protection Island in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, at 6:10 p.m., Monday “We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to those affected, however, despite our best efforts we have been unable to locate the missing passenger,” said Eric Cookson, a command duty officer at Coast Guard Sector Puget...

Coast Guard crews search for cruise ship passenger off Protection Island, Wash.

Coast Guard crews search for cruise ship passenger off Protection Island, Wash.
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews are searching for a cruise ship passenger northwest of Protection Island in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Monday. Crews from Coast Guard  Air Station Port Angeles, Coast Guard Cutter Blueshark, Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo and Station Port Angeles are conducting a search of the area. Sector Puget Sound watchstanders received a call around 10:55 a.m. from a Holland America...

Coast Guard terminates 2 voyages for safety in northern Washington

Coast Guard terminates 2 voyages for safety in northern Washington
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews operating in Rosario Strait and the Strait of Juan de Fuca terminated the voyages of two commercial fishing vessels for safety gear concerns in the past 36 hours. Both vessels were safely escorted to port and will remain in port until commercial fishing vessel examiners from Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, in Seattle, verify safety deficiencies have been corrected. The...

Coast Guard rescues man, woman, 2 dogs near Port Angeles, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues man, woman, 2 dogs near Port Angeles, Wash.
SEATTLE — Port Angeles, Washington-based Coast Guardsmen rescued two people and two dogs from a vessel taking on water near Port Angeles, Friday morning. A man and woman wearing lifejackets were aboard a 19-foot vessel with their dogs when they began taking on water. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported in Port Angeles was already underway in the area and a...

Coast Guard rescues nine people in the water near Port Townsend, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues nine people in the water near Port Townsend, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has recovered nine people from the water near Port Townsend, Wash. At approximately 7:39 a.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, Wash., received a report from Jefferson County of nine people in the water near Admiralty Bay, Wash. The call to Jefferson County was reported to be from one of the people in the water. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter was launched from...