Coast Guard saves 5 after fishing boat sinks off Oregon coast

Coast Guard saves 5 after fishing boat sinks off Oregon coast
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo.ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from a life raft late Monday after a fishing boat sank approximately 20 miles offshore from the mouth of the Umpqua River. The captain aboard the 67-foot fishing vessel Desire, homeported in Neah Bay, Washington, used a VHF-FM marine-band radio to hail Coast Guard Sector North Bend...

Coast Guard rescues crew of 3, dog after fishing vessel sinks off Lincoln City, OR

Coast Guard rescues crew of 3, dog after fishing vessel sinks off Lincoln City, OR
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued 2 men, a woman and a dog found adrift in a life raft after their vessel sank Sunday afternoon approximately 45 miles off Lincoln City. At 2 p.m., watchstanders at Sector North Bend received a distress signal from an electronic position indicating radio beacon [EPIRB]. The beacon was registered to the 44-foot...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Newport, OR

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Newport, OR
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ASTORIA, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a man Monday afternoon from a 40-foot commercial fishing vessel after suffering a medical emergency 5 miles west of Newport. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend command center received a call from the vessel operator at 1:15 p.m., who reported that a 70-year-old male aboard...

Coast Guard locates child, grandparents in Willamette National Forest, OR

Coast Guard locates child, grandparents in Willamette National Forest, OR
Coast Guard Air Station North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. – The Coast Guard and the Lane County Sheriff’s Office located a 4-year-old girl and her grandparents Wednesday after they were reported missing in the Willamette National Forest earlier in the week. The girl and her grandparents ventured into the forest Monday looking for...

Station Yaquina Bay crew rescues fisherman from surf near South Beach State Park

Station Yaquina Bay crew rescues fisherman from surf near South Beach State Park
Crew members from Station Yaquina Bay gather for a photo after rescuing a fisherman from 10-foot breaking seas near South Beach State Park south of Newport, OR, early Tuesday, Sep. 8. Shown are BM2 Tyler Hurst, BM3 Matthew Roque, MK2 Rachel Robbins, BM1 Wallace Qual, and BM1 Jacob Hylkema. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Yaquina Bay) YAQUINA BAY, Ore. — A Coast Guardsman swam from shore to rescue...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues kayaker at base of Humbug Mountain, OR

Coast Guard aircrew rescues kayaker at base of Humbug Mountain, OR
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend rescues a 58-year-old man who became stranded on the rocky shore at the base of Humbug Mountain after his kayak overturned in the water Sunday, July 12, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard provided by Coast Guard Sector North Bend) NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew diverted from a transit flight Sunday to rescue a 58-year-old...

Coast Guard assists after fishing vessel sinks near Florence, Oregon

Coast Guard assists after fishing vessel sinks near Florence, Oregon
Coast Guard Air Facility Newport MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ASTORIA, Ore. — Coast Guard crews responded to a fishing vessel crew who abandoned ship in the early morning hours Monday near Florence. At approximately 1:50 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a distress call from the captain of fishing vessel Aquarius stating all crew members were abandoning ship. The...

Coast Guard rescues mother, son from cliffs near Cape Arago, OR

Coast Guard rescues mother, son from cliffs near Cape Arago, OR
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. COOS BAY, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued a mother and son Thursday after they had fallen from the cliffs while hiking at Cape Arago near Coos Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received an agency assist request from Coos County Dispatch, at 12:04 p.m. for two people who had fallen from the cliff. The mother reported...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 7 from cliffs near Yaquina Head

Coast Guard, partners rescue 7 from cliffs near Yaquina Head
A Coast Guard Air Facility Newport MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescues 7 people trapped on a cliff. AGATE BEACH, Ore. – The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued three adults and four children from the cliffs Friday south of Yaquina Head near Agate Beach. The seven people were reportedly swept away by a rip current and became trapped on the cliffs. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend...