Coast Guard suspends search for man swept from shore near Cape Perpetua, Ore.

Coast Guard suspends search for man swept from shore near Cape Perpetua, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 27-year-old male who was swept out to sea near Cape Perpetua, Ore., Thursday. Coast Guard  helicopter and boat crews searched for more than 15 hours alongside Oregon State Police and Yachats Fire departments. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay crewmember assists mariners near Newport, Ore.

Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay crewmember assists mariners near Newport, Ore.
NEWPORT — A Coast Guardsman from Station Yaquina Bay assisted mariners near the South Beach boat ramp in Newport, Ore., Saturday, when one person fell in the water. After bringing the subject and the vessel safely to the pier, the Coast Guard crew assessed his condition and left him in the care of family members. Coast Guard Sector North Bend watchstanders were notified by one of the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay has busy weekend highlighted by 2 long-distance tows

Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay has busy weekend highlighted by 2 long-distance tows
CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT, Wash. – The Coast Guard 52-foot motor lifeboat Victory on patrol passes the Cape Disappointment lighthouse Feb. 13, 2003. USCG photo by PA3 Kurt Fredrickson NEWPORT, Ore. — Operating a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat and the 52-foot Motor Lifeboat Victory, the crew of Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Blue Shark totaled  40 hours of underway...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from overturned boat in Newport, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues 4 from overturned boat in Newport, Oregon
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued four people from an overturned boat near the entrance to Yaquina Bay in Newport, Saturday morning. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay, pulled the four people, who were not wearing lifejackets, off the hull of the overturned 18-foot aluminum boat and transported them to the nearby Coast Guard station where they were met by emergency...

Coast Guard suspends search for man who fell from bridge near Newport, OR.

Coast Guard suspends search for man who fell from bridge near Newport, OR.
NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who reportedly fell from the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, Monday. The search was suspended at 5 p.m. after two 47-foot Motor Life Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay and three MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Sector North Bend searched in conjunction with personnel from the Newport Police Department,...

Coast Guard assists 2 fishermen aboard fishing vessel taking on water north of Depoe Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard assists 2 fishermen aboard fishing vessel taking on water north of Depoe Bay, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard assisted two fishermen aboard a fishing vessel that was taking on water 11 miles north of Depoe Bay, Wednesday afternoon. The 70-foot fishing vessel Inseiner, homeported in Warrenton, had no catch on board,  and was escorted to Yaquina Bay in Newport. A watchstander at Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay received a mayday call from the Inseiner on VHF channel...

Coast Guard rescues four in heavy weather, urges mariners to avoid unsafe seas

Coast Guard rescues four in heavy weather, urges mariners to avoid unsafe seas
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews rescued four boaters in distress in three search-and-rescue missions resulting from heavy weather along the Pacific Northwest coast in the past two days. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend, Oregon, responded to a request for assistance from a 67-year-old man on a 38-foot sailing vessel off the Oregon coast in reported 22-foot seas with wind gusts of up to...

Coast Guard rescues swimmer in distress near Waldport, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues swimmer in distress near Waldport, Ore.
WALDPORT, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a swimmer who was reportedly showing signs of hypothermia in Alsea Bay near Waldport, Friday evening. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport hoisted the man at 7:38 p.m. and transported him to Newport Hospital for medical treatment. An onlooker on shore contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend around 7...

Coast Guard crews, good Samaritans respond to mayday call near Yaquina Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard crews, good Samaritans respond to mayday call near Yaquina Bay, Oregon
WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard crews and good Samaritans responded to a mayday call and aided the crew of a sinking 32-foot fishing vessel 20 miles southwest of Yaquina Bay, Wednesday. A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay in Newport escorted the fishing vessel Apache 4 to Yaquina Bay after multiple crews worked to identify the source of the flooding, secure it and dewater...