Coast Guard, Good Samaritans rescue 6 from vessel sunk at Umpqua River Bar

Coast Guard, Good Samaritans rescue 6 from vessel sunk at Umpqua River Bar
Station Umpqua River 47-foot motor lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer First Class Shawn Eggert. NORTH BEND, Ore. – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued six people from a boat which sank at the jetty point of the Umpqua River Bar, Friday morning. Coast Guard Station Umpqua River crewmembers aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat rescued four survivors, two separate good Samaritan vessels each pulled...

Coast Guard and partner agencies rescue teenage sailors in Tomales Bay

Coast Guard and partner agencies rescue teenage sailors in Tomales Bay
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert.BODEGA BAY, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued two teenage sailors whose boat was taking on water in Tomales Bay, Tuesday evening. Members of a local yacht club contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco around 6 p.m. reporting seven of their sailboats, with...

Coast Guard rescues stranded paddleboarder from Bodega Bay jetty

Coast Guard rescues stranded paddleboarder from Bodega Bay jetty
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a stranded paddleboarder from the Bodega Bay jetty, Tuesday evening. 911 dispatchers contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 7 p.m., reporting a person stranded on Bodega Bay’s south jetty waving their arms. A Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Nantucket

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Nantucket
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard crews suspended their search for a missing kayaker off Nantucket, Massachusetts Tuesday at approximately 11:00 a.m. Vitaly Filiutovich, the subject of the search, was last seen kayaking near shore Sunday afternoon. Filiutovich was reported missing to the Coast Guard around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. googletag.cmd.push(function() {...

Coast Guard suspends search for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier

Coast Guard suspends search for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier
USCG file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard has suspended search efforts  for a teenage girl who reportedly fell off the pier in Pismo Beach Thursday evening. At approximately 7:14 a.m., search-and-rescue efforts were suspended after searching 19 square nautical miles. The girl was reported to be wearing a pink or purple colored shirt and white pants. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier
Coast Guard Station Morro Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a teenage girl who reportedly fell off the pier in Pismo Beach, Thursday evening. The girl was reported to be wearing a pink or purple colored shirt and white pants. Cal Fire personnel notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground on Columbia River sand bar

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground on Columbia River sand bar
The 738-foot motor vessel, Gorgoypikoos, sits aground on the Miller Sands bar, east of Tongue Point, Ore., June 2, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Columbia River. ASTORIA, Ore.— The Coast Guard responded to a 738-foot motor vessel which ran aground on the Miller Sands Bar, east of Tongue Point, Sunday. The vessel was able to pull itself off the bar early Monday morning at high-tide,...

Coast Guard medically evacuates fishing-boat captain suffering heart attack

Coast Guard medically evacuates fishing-boat captain suffering heart attack
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew approaches a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Station Tillamook Bay. File photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. TILLAMOOK, Ore. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 55-year-old man reportedly suffering from a heart attack while captaining a commercial fishing vessel 20-miles west of Tillamook Bay, Thursday. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, from Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles off Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles off Oregon Inlet, NC
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo NAGS HEAD, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 32-year-old male reportedly suffering from chest pains 12 miles east of Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, Thursday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina initially received the report via VHF-FM radio, and launched a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet to respond...