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...

Coast Guard to investigate capsizing on Yaquina Bay Bar

Coast Guard to investigate capsizing on Yaquina Bay Bar
Coast Guard Motor Lifeboat Victory file photo by PA3 Kurt Fredrickson SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is investigating the capsizing of the commercial fishing vessel Mary B II, which lead to the deaths of three fishermen at the entrance of Yaquina Bay in Newport, Oregon, Tuesday night. The three fishermen were inbound the Yaquina Bay Bar aboard the 42-foot vessel Mary B II when it capsized without warning...

Coast Guard hoists 2 from disabled vessel aground in Yaquina Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard hoists 2 from disabled vessel aground in Yaquina Bay, Oregon
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. NEWPORT, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted two mariners from their disabled vessel after they ran aground in Yaquina Bay, Sunday afternoon. A Coast Guard Air Facility Newport aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter safely hoisted and transported the individuals to the Air Facility. At approximately 4 p.m., the individuals aboard the 14-foot recreational...

Coast Guard medevacs woman off cruise ship southwest of Newport, Ore.

Coast Guard medevacs woman off cruise ship southwest of Newport, Ore.
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEWPORT, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated an ill woman off of a cruise ship transiting 55 miles southwest of Newport, Saturday morning. An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport arrived on scene with the cruise ship Grand Princess at 8:40 a.m. and evacuated a 77-year-old female suffering symptoms...

Coast Guard medevacs 71-year-old from cruise ship Grand Princess

Coast Guard medevacs 71-year-old from cruise ship Grand Princess
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a female reportedly suffering from a head injury while aboard the cruise ship Grand Princess near Yaquina Bay, Sunday morning. A Coast Guard Air Facility Newport aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter hoisted the individual and transported her to awaiting Emergency Medical Service personnel...

Coast Guard suspends search for 17-year-old body boarder off Rockaway Beach, Ore

Coast Guard suspends search for 17-year-old body boarder off Rockaway Beach, Ore
Coast Guard Cutter Swordfish file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for Samuel Allen, a 17-year-old boy off Rockaway Beach, Thursday. As we’ve come to the difficult decision to suspend this search, we extend our deepest condolences to those affected by this tragedy. We also want to thank all our partner agencies who assisted with search efforts for their dedication...

Coast Guard rescues surfer from Yaquina Head cliffside

Coast Guard rescues surfer from Yaquina Head cliffside
USCG File Photo NEWPORT, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel and a Lincoln County vertical rescue team rescued a surfer off a cliffside near Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Sunday evening. An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, hoisted the surfer from the cliffside and transported him to the Newport Airport where he was transferred to awaiting emergency medical services. Lincoln...

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue immobilized hiker near Newport, Ore

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue immobilized hiker near Newport, Ore
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew prepares to land on the cove shelf in a tidal pool during the medevac of an immobilized hiker off a cliff in Whale Cove, Ore., Jan. 2, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bronislav Grulich. NEWPORT, Ore. — Coast Guard and local fire department crews rescued a 19-year-old male hiker in the vicinity of Whale Cove, after he reportedly suffered seizures...

Coast Guard rescues injured surfer near Agate Beach, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues injured surfer near Agate Beach, Ore.
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued an injured surfer who was stranded on rocks near Agate Beach in Newport, Wednesday morning. The injured surfer was safely hoisted by an aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, and transferred him to Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital located in Newport where...