Coast Guard aircrew hoists male stranded on rock near Tillamook, Oregon

Coast Guard aircrew hoists male stranded on rock near Tillamook, Oregon
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo TILLAMOOK, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a man who reportedly became stranded on rocks at Cape Lookout State Park near Tillamook, Ore., Monday evening. The man was hoisted by a Coast Guard Air Station Astoria aircrew at 5:43 p.m. and safely transported to shore. A member of the Tillamook Fire Department contacted Coast Guard Sector...

Stranded male calls Coast Guard, gets hoisted from Clatsop Spit, Oregon

Stranded male calls Coast Guard, gets hoisted from Clatsop Spit, Oregon
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an individual who became stranded on a sand bar on Clatsop Spit, near Fort Stevens, Tuesday morning. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria hoisted and safely transferred the 18-year-old male to Fort Stevens, where he was reunited with his family. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs 52-year-old who jumped 60 feet from Rock Creek Falls

Coast Guard medevacs 52-year-old who jumped 60 feet from Rock Creek Falls
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo ASTORIA, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 52-year-old man who reportedly jumped 60 feet from the top of a waterfall at Rock Creek Falls, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Astoria crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter hoisted the man and transported him to the Oregon Health & Science University Hospital trauma...

Coast Guard aircrew hoists 3 fishermen in Willapa Bay, Wash.

Coast Guard aircrew hoists 3 fishermen in Willapa Bay, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three fishermen stranded on rocks in Willapa Bay, Wash., Wednesday evening. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria safely hoisted the three individuals and transported them to the beach. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center personnel received a report...

Coast Guard aids mariner after vessel hits object, sinks off southern Washington coast

Coast Guard aids mariner after vessel hits object, sinks off southern Washington coast
One of two sheens potentially from the 45-foot pleasure yacht Sea Crest is spotted on the water the morning after the vessel sank 9 miles off Leadbetter Point State Park, Wash., July 28, 2017. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Lt. Cmdr. James Gibson. WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard crews aided a 67-year-old mariner after his yacht collided with an unknown object and sank 9 miles off Leadbetter Point State...

Coast Guard rescues boater after sailing vessel capsizes on the Columbia River

Coast Guard rescues boater after sailing vessel capsizes on the Columbia River
USCG File Photo DEER ISLAND, Ore. — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued one mariner from the water on the Columbia River near Deer Island, Monday evening. Coast Guard Station Portland crewmembers aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small arrived on scene, pulled the man aboard their vessel and transported him to Kalama, Washington, where emergency medical services were waiting to take him to a local hospital. At...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners aboard sinking vessel near Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners aboard sinking vessel near Grays Harbor, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE – The Coast Guard rescued two mariners from a vessel taking on water 30 miles west of Grays Harbor, Washington, Wednesday afternoon. The two mariners were successfully flown back to Coast Guard Air Station Astoria around 5:40 p.m. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River command center responded to a request for...

Coast Guard rescues mariners who abandoned ship off Washington Coast

Coast Guard rescues mariners who abandoned ship off Washington Coast
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard urges boaters to be prepared and stay safe for another wave of storms after two sailing incidents occurred last night forcing four people to abandon ship off the Washington coast in over 20-foot seas and winds gusting up to 50 mph. In both cases the people on board were able to don survival suits and get into the water where they were picked up by Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard, locals rescue kayaker in Hammond, Ore.

Coast Guard, locals rescue kayaker in Hammond, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard and local agency crews rescued a kayaker, who was wearing a life jacket and clinging to nearby pilings after his kayak capsized, south of Hammond Marina, Monday. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small II crew, from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment in Ilwaco, Washington, pulled the man aboard and safely transported him to waiting emergency medical service personnel at...