Off duty Coast Guardsmen rescues kayaker near Grays Harbor, Wash.

Off duty Coast Guardsmen rescues kayaker near Grays Harbor, Wash.
WARRENTON, Ore. – An off duty Coast Guardsmen rescued a kayaker beset by weather near Grays Harbor, Washington, Saturday. The kayaker was recovered from the Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor Petty Officer, who was underway on a nearby boat, and transferred to shore without further medical concerns. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River watchstanders received the report of the kayaker in destress from...

Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel in Westport, Wash

Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel in Westport, Wash
Washington State Department of Ecology personnel deploy boom around the 41-foot vessel Charlotte after it sunk at the Westport Marina in Westport, Wash., Nov. 25, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of  Coast Guard Sector Columbia River. WESTPORT, Wash. — Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology crews responded to a 41-foot vessel that sank at the Westport Marina, Friday. Coast...

Coast Guard assists tug and barge past fast-moving ebb tide near Westport, Wash.

Coast Guard assists tug and barge past fast-moving ebb tide near Westport, Wash.
WESTPORT, Wash. — A Coast Guard boatcrew assisted a tug and barge past fast-moving ebb tide conditions near West Haven Marina preventing a barge from running aground, Thursday evening. A boatcrew aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor towed while the tug pushed the barge to safety within the West Haven Marina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River in...

Coast Guard rescues fisherman near Westport Marina in Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues fisherman near Westport Marina in Grays Harbor, Wash.
The Pacific Rim, a 60-foot commercial fishing vessel homeported in Westport, Wash., lies partially submerged near the Westport Marina in Grays Harbor, Oct. 23, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert Beresh. WESTPORT, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued a commercial fisherman after the fishing vessel Pacific Rim hit a submerged object just outside the Westport Marina and began...

Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen from sinking vessel near Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen from sinking vessel near Grays Harbor, Wash.
Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor 52-foot motor life boat Invincible crew returns to port after rescuing five fishermen off of their fishing vessel Taplow which sank 29 miles southwest of Grays Harbor, Wash., Oct. 7, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Casey McDonald. WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued five fishermen from the 56-foot commercial fishing vessel Taplow which began...

Coast Guard rescues mariners who abandoned ship off Washington Coast

Coast Guard rescues mariners who abandoned ship off Washington Coast
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard urges boaters to be prepared and stay safe for another wave of storms after two sailing incidents occurred last night forcing four people to abandon ship off the Washington coast in over 20-foot seas and winds gusting up to 50 mph. In both cases the people on board were able to don survival suits and get into the water where they were picked up by Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard, Washington State Department of Ecology complete pollution mitigation of sunken vessel in Westport, Wash.

Coast Guard, Washington State Department of Ecology complete pollution mitigation of sunken vessel in Westport, Wash.
The 77-foot fishing vessel Lady Lillian surrounded by boom after it sunk at the Westport Marina, Wash., Sept. 5, 2016. Photo Courtesy of Washington State Department of Ecology. WESTPORT, Wash. — Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology personnel completed the pollution mitigation on the 77-foot fishing vessel Lady Lillian, Tuesday evening. Incident Management Division personnel from...

Coast Guard, Washington State Department of Ecology respond to sunken vessel in Westport, Wash.

Coast Guard, Washington State Department of Ecology respond to sunken vessel in Westport, Wash.
The 77-foot fishing vessel Lady Lillian surrounded by boom after it sunk at the Westport Marina, Wash., Sept. 5, 2016. Photo Courtesy of Washington State Department of Ecology. WESTPORT, Ore. — Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology personnel are responding to the sunken 77-foot fishing vessel Lady Lillian and resulting sheen at the Westport Marina, Monday. Incident Management Division...

U.S. and Canada team up for International rescue over 200 miles offshore

U.S. and Canada team up for International rescue over 200 miles offshore
SEATTLE — U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard crews are working together to ensure five people abroad a 43-foot sailing vessel that was taking on water over 200 miles off the Washington Coast in 20-foot seas and 30-mph winds, Thursday sail safely to Tillamook. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received the initial report from Marine Communications and Traffic Services personnel in Prince...