Coast Guard reminds boaters to secure, mark boats before winter storms

Coast Guard reminds boaters to secure, mark boats before winter storms
An unmanned, adrift vessel floats in Puget Sound north of Port Angeles, Wash (Courtesy photo) PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard reminds boaters and paddle craft users to secure and mark their boats before upcoming winter storms. The Coast Guard has launched on 90 unmanned adrift vessel cases within the 13th Coast Guard District during calendar year 2017. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound personnel responded...

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering possible heart attack off Reedsport, Ore.

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering possible heart attack off Reedsport, Ore.
Station Umpqua River 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a man suffering from symptoms of a possible heart attack from a fishing vessel 18 miles off Reedsport, Friday night. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River, along with a rescue swimmer from an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew out of Coast Guard Sector North Bend, safely...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after fishing vessel takes on water near Coos Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues 2 after fishing vessel takes on water near Coos Bay, Oregon
File photo of a Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat COOS BAY, Ore. — A 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Coos Bay assisted the fishing vessel Car Tanya, Sunday evening. The boat crew successfully dewatered and towed the 58-foot fishing vessel 13 miles back to Coos Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a request for assistance from the mariners aboard the...

Woman missing 5 days found safe, hoisted by Coast Guard helo near Florence, Oregon

Woman missing 5 days found safe, hoisted by Coast Guard helo near Florence, Oregon
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo FLORENCE, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a woman found near the Sea Lion Caves in Florence, Oregon, Wednesday afternoon. The aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Sector North Bend hoisted the woman around 2 p.m. and transferred her to a local emergency medical service crew waiting on shore. At 1:25 p.m., a team from...

Coast Guard rescues two fishermen near Coos Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues two fishermen near Coos Bay, Ore.
A Coast Guard Station Chetco River 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew rescues two fishermen from a life raft after their vessel caught fire near Coos Bay, Ore., Aug. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen after their vessel was engulfed in flames 20 miles west of the Cape Blanco light near Coos Bay, Oregon, Saturday. A Coast...

Coast Guard rescues boater off Oregon coast

Coast Guard rescues boater off Oregon coast
USCG File Photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued an injured man aboard a sailboat off the coast of Gold Beach, early Tuesday morning. A Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew successfully hoisted the injured 69-year-old man and transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services at the North Bend Airport. Sector North Bend watchstanders received the report of the...

Hiker medevaced after fall from cliff in Cape Argo Cove Park

Hiker medevaced after fall from cliff in Cape Argo Cove Park
USCG File Photo COOS BAY, Ore — The Coast Guard assisted in the transport of an injured hiker near Cape Argo Cove Park in Ore., Monday. Charleston Fire Department personnel successfully transferred the man, who reportedly fell and suffered from a broken ankle, to a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend, who transported him to the Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay. Charleston...

Coast Guard helicopter crew hoists hiker to safety near Agness, Oregon

Coast Guard helicopter crew hoists hiker to safety near Agness, Oregon
USCG File Photo AGNESS, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a hiker near Agness, Oregon, Thursday afternoon. The aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Sector North Bend hoisted the hiker at approximately 12:30 p.m. and transferred her to the Curry County Sheriff Department who were waiting in Agness. Around 10 a.m., Curry County requested assistance after locating the 40-year-old...

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...