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 boatcrew rescues person in the water in Bellingham Bay, Wash.

Coast Guard boatcrew rescues person in the water in Bellingham Bay, Wash.
SEATTLE – A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boat crew rescued a person in the water in Bellingham Bay, Wash., Sunday evening.   The Station Bellingham 29-foot Response Boat Small II crew arrived on scene to assist a man struggling in the water and safely transported him back to the station where local Emergency Medical Services personnel waited at the station to transfer him to PeaceHealth St. Joseph...

Coast Guard rescues 1 mariner aboard disabled vessel in Bellingham Bay

Coast Guard rescues 1 mariner aboard disabled vessel in Bellingham Bay
A 27-foot crab boat sits disabled and adrift in the shoals of Bellingham Bay, December 31, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Bellingham.) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued one mariner aboard a disabled vessel after he become disoriented in Bellingham Bay, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center received a report from Station Bellingham of the disabled and adrift...

Good Samaritan boaters rescue 4 from plane crash in San Juan Islands

Good Samaritan boaters rescue 4 from plane crash in San Juan Islands
BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Good Samaritan boaters aboard the vessel Northern Rose rescued four people from a plane crash in Cattle Pass near the south end of Lopez Island, Friday morning. The four survivors, one woman and three men, were transported to Friday Harbor by the crew of the Northern Rose and are being treated for injuries and hypothermia by emergency medical services. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard presents awards for heroic rescue near Cherry Point

Coast Guard presents awards for heroic rescue near Cherry Point
The Coast Guard awarded the Silver Life Saving Medal to Tom R. Broselle, and the Meritorious Public Service Award to Jacob Broselle and Thomas M. Broselle in a ceremony held at Coast Guard Station Bellingham, Wash., July 5, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi.) SEATTLE – The Coast Guard awarded the Silver Life Saving Medal to Tom R. Broselle, and the Meritorious...

Coast Guard rescues 10 children and 2 adults from sailboat aground north of Shaw Island

Coast Guard rescues 10 children and 2 adults from sailboat aground north of Shaw Island
A Tow Boat U.S. crew stands by the Sailing Vessel Cutty Sark, which sits hard aground north of Shaw Island, Wash., June 12, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Bellingham. SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews removed 10 children and two adults from a sailboat, which went aground on Bird Rock north of Shaw Island Sunday. The rescued children and two adults are being transported to Cornet Bay,...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat taking on water near Iceberg Island, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat taking on water near Iceberg Island, Wash.
SEATTLE — Coast Guard personnel rescued two men from a boat taking on water near Iceberg Island, Washington, Wednesday afternoon. A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boatcrew, aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, safely removed the two men from the 40-foot vessel and transported them to Anacortes while there vessel was towed to Port Townsend by Vessel Assist. The Coast Guard was notified by a good...