Coast Guard rescues sailor in distress west of Columbia River entrance

Coast Guard rescues sailor in distress west of Columbia River entrance
Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a sailor Saturday evening after his sailing vessel started taking on water 10 miles west of the Columbia River entrance. A boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment helped dewater the vessel and towed it to safety. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard rescues fisherman during late night rescue near Winchester Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues fisherman during late night rescue near Winchester Bay, Ore.
Station Umpqua River 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a fisherman late Friday night after his vessel started taking on water 3 miles north of the Umpqua River entrance. A boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat, from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River, located the fisherman, sent over a dewatering pump and towed the 65-foot fishing vessel Frank F into port. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues two boater near Tillamook Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues two boater near Tillamook Bay, Ore.
Coast Guard crewmembers aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat transit out of Tillamook Bay, Ore., responding to a search and rescue case near Netarts Bay, Ore., Feb. 13, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Tillamook Bay. WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued two recreational boaters in distress near Netarts Bay, located about 5 miles southwest of Tillamook, Wednesday morning. Watch-standers...

Coast Guard assists 17 fishermen off Pacific Northwest Coast since Sunday

Coast Guard assists 17 fishermen off Pacific Northwest Coast since Sunday
A boat crew aboard the 52-Foot Motor Life Boat Victory from Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay tows the 42-foot commercial fishing vessel Triggerfish into Newport, Ore., Jan. 24, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Tom Molloy. SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews along the Oregon and Washington coasts assisted 17 fisherman in five responses since Sunday. Response efforts included crews from...

Off-duty Coast Guard civilian rescues man near Humboldt Bay north jetty

Off-duty Coast Guard civilian rescues man near Humboldt Bay north jetty
The Humboldt Bay entrance channel is marked by north and south jetties. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — An off-duty Coast Guard civilian employee rescued a man near the Humboldt Bay north jetty Thursday, after seeing a man treading water in the high surf and strong current. A bystander called Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders via...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen near Block Island, RI

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen near Block Island, RI
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard crews suspended their search for two missing fishermen near Block Island, Rhode Island Wednesday at approximately 5:13 p.m. The two fishermen have been missing since their boat Mistress capsized and sank Tuesday morning. The fishing boat Captain Bligh initially responded to the scene and rescued one fisherman from a lifeboat. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan search for 2 missing fishermen near Block Island, RI

Coast Guard, good Samaritan search for 2 missing fishermen near Block Island, RI
Coast Guard Cutter Sanibel file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard along with a good Samaritan are searching for two missing fishermen after the fishing boat Mistress capsized Tuesday morning off Block Island, Rhode Island. At approximately 1:30 a.m. the captain of the Mistress issued a mayday call stating the boat was taking on water near the Block Island Wind Farm. The fishing boat Captain Bligh was...

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel 50 miles off Cape Lookout, NC

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel 50 miles off Cape Lookout, NC
A boatcrew from Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder assists a disabled sailing vessel more than 50 miles off Cape Lookout, North Carolina, Dec. 29, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder) ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard saved three mariners aboard a disabled sailing vessel more than 50 miles east southeast of Cape Lookout, Saturday evening. At 9:45 a.m.,...

Coast Guard responds to disabled tanker off Queens, N.Y.

Coast Guard responds to disabled tanker off Queens, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is coordinating the response to a disabled 479-foot tanker that suffered an engine room fire as it began to depart the New York Harbor area, Wednesday night. The asphalt carrier Amber Bay with 22 crew aboard had a fire ignite in the engine room shortly before 8:00 p.m. The crew was able...