Coast Guard monitors efforts to confirm location of sunken vessel in Willapa Bay

Coast Guard monitors efforts to confirm location of sunken vessel in Willapa Bay
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo SEATTLE — Coast Guard personnel continue to monitor the response to the report of the overdue fishing vessel Kelli J after a boat crew contracted through the vessel owner’s insurance company located a large unknown object in the area of a previously sighted...

Coast Guard, Pacific County responders assist kayaker in Willapa Bay

Coast Guard, Pacific County responders assist kayaker in Willapa Bay
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel and a Pacific County beach rescue team assisted a kayaker to safety after he overturned in Willapa Bay, Sunday evening. A Pacific County rescuer aboard a personal watercraft assisted the kayaker to shore after a Coast Guard rescue swimmer from an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs injured worker aboard anchored ship in Columbia River

Coast Guard medevacs injured worker aboard anchored ship in Columbia River
Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo. ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard assisted and transported an injured man aboard an anchored ship at the Astoria anchorage on the Columbia River, early Monday morning. A boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat, from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, transported 11 members of the Clatsop County high-angle rescue team...

Crane barge arrives in Astoria for oil spill response

Crane barge arrives in Astoria for oil spill response
Oil spill responders from the National Response Corporation Environmental Services lay out pompoms, used to collect oil product during oil spill cleanup operations, around a dilapidated pier west of the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa near Astoria, Ore., Jan. 28, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. WARRENTON, Ore. – A crane barge and other large equipment have arrived...

Triumph tows disabled dragger through deep draft bar

Triumph tows disabled dragger through deep draft bar
A Coast Guard boat crew aboard the Triumph II, a 52-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard Cape Disappointment, conducting a tow off the Pacific Northwest coast, Dec. 10, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Fishler ILWACO, Wash. — The Coast Guard towed a 58-foot fishing vessel after the crew lost use of their main engine about 17 miles west of Willapa Bay, Sunday. A boat...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat sinking on the Columbia River

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat sinking on the Columbia River
File photo of a 47-foot motor life boat from Coast Guard Station Cape Disapp WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard crews rescued two from a boat taking on water near buoy 10 at the entrance of the Columbia River, Wednesday. Two men were safely taken aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, and were transported to Hammond Marina where they were released with no reported...

Coast Guard rescues mom, 2 kids from Jetty Lagoon near Fort Stevens

Coast Guard rescues mom, 2 kids from Jetty Lagoon near Fort Stevens
A crewmember from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment assists three canoeists to safety after they became stranded in Jetty Lagoon near Fort Stevens in Hammond, Ore., Sept. 3, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Austin Kettleson WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued a mom and her two kids who were stranded in a canoe in Jetty Lagoon near Fort Stevens after they were reported...

Florence, Oregon named nation’s 24th Coast Guard City

Florence, Oregon named nation's 24th Coast Guard City
A new sign recognizing the City of Florence, Ore., as a Coast Guard City welcomes residents and visitors to Florence on Oregon Highway 126 near the Highway 101 junction, Aug. 16, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. FLORENCE, Ore. – The Coast Guard designated the City of Florence as an official Coast Guard City at a ceremony held at the Florence Events Center, Wednesday...

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...