Coast Guard delivers dewatering pumps, saves boat and crew

Coast Guard delivers dewatering pumps, saves boat and crew
A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew, from Station Cape Disappointment WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard delivered three dewatering pumps, Tuesday morning to a commercial fishing vessel taking on water 66 miles west of Tillamook Head saving the boat and the crew, and is currently towing the vessel toward the Columbia River entrance. A boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard...

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 responds to sunken fishing boat off Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard responds to sunken fishing boat off Grays Harbor, Wash.
Global Diving and Salvage personnel use absorbent pads to skim oil from the water after a 42-foot commercial fishing vessel sank while moored on the Hoquiam River in Grays Harbor, Wash., July 27, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Columbia River Incident Management Division. WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel responded to a 42-foot commercial fishing vessel after it sank while moored...

Coast Guard urges caution by boaters transiting under the closed Kalan Railroad Bridge

Coast Guard urges caution by boaters transiting under the closed Kalan Railroad Bridge
Pictured is the Kalan Railroad Bridge, which remained in the down position after suffering equipment failure, July 19, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. KENNEWICK — The Coast Guard urges boaters to remain cautious when transiting under the Kalan Railroad Bridge, which has remained in the down position after suffering equipment failure Wednesday. The Union Pacific Railroad (UPPR) Company reported...

Coast Guard medevacs ill fisherman75 miles off Lincoln City

Coast Guard medevacs ill fisherman75 miles off Lincoln City
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard medevaced an ill fisherman off the commercial fishing vessel Kandi Dawn 75 miles offshore of Lincoln City, Oregon, early Tuesday morning. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River safely hoisted the fisherman suffering from symptoms related to a heart attack and...

Coast Guard responds to sunken fishing vessel in Warrenton, Ore.

Coast Guard responds to sunken fishing vessel in Warrenton, Ore.
The 43-foot fishing vessel Western Skies sits partially submerged after is sank at its moorings in Warrenton, Ore., July 16, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Bradley Bennett WARRENTON, Ore. – Coast Guard crews responded to the Warrenton Marina where the commercial fishing vessel Western Skies has sunk and is leaking fuel Sunday. Incident Management Division personnel, from Coast...

Coast Guard responding to vessel aground in Columbia River near Skamokawa, Wash.

Coast Guard responding to vessel aground in Columbia River near Skamokawa, Wash.
The motor vessel Argent Cosmos, a 557-foot Panamanian-flagged tanker sits aground in the Columbia River near Skamokawa, Wash., July 6, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Sector Columbia River. WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel aground in the vicinity of Skamokawa, Washington, after the vessel Argent Cosmos lost the use of a fuel pump and ran aground at 6:28 a.m. Thursday. There...

150 gallons of diesel pumped off sunken vessel in Hoquaim River

150 gallons of diesel pumped off sunken vessel in Hoquaim River
Responders from Global Diving and Salvage, a Coast Guard contracted company, places containment boom around the sunken fishing vessel Donna, which sank in the Hoquiam River near Hoquiam, Wash., July 5, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Sector Columbia River. WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard and Washington Department of Ecology responders oversaw the removal of an estimated 150 gallons of diesel...

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...