Coast Guard medevacs ill man from cruise ship MS Amsterdam

Coast Guard medevacs ill man from cruise ship MS Amsterdam
USCG File Photo PORT ANGELES, Wash. — A Coast Guard aircrew conducted a medevac of an ill man from the cruise ship MS Amsterdam, which was off the coast of Tofino, British Columbia, Sunday morning. The aircrew from Coast Guard Sector Field Office/Air Station Port Angeles safely hoisted a 79-year-old American citizen suffering from stroke-related symptoms and transferred him to awaiting emergency...

Prepared kayaker survives distress situation in Puget Sound near Hood Canal

Prepared kayaker survives distress situation in Puget Sound near Hood Canal
USCG File Photo SEATTLE – A prepared kayaker survived a distress situation Wednesday afternoon during a kayak trip between Brinnon and Seabeck. The kayaker was rescued by good Samaritan boaters in the area and transferred to Kitsap County Fire Department personnel on shore for evaluation. Personnel from the Washington Emergency Operations Center notified the Coast Guard of an electronic position...