Coast Guard responds to boat fire, pollution on Vashon Island

Coast Guard responds to boat fire, pollution on Vashon Island
A photo taken by an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Port Angeles shows a sheen in and around the location of an extinguished boat fire on Vashon Island, WA, on Monday, March 29.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Port Angeles) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a boat fire Monday morning at Quartermaster Harbor Yacht Club on Vashon Island this morning. At...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people off the coast of La Push, WA

Coast Guard rescues 3 people off the coast of La Push, WA
Members from Coast Guard Station Quillayute River help a man to an awaiting ambulance after the vessel he was on sank on March 20, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Quillayute River) SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Station Quillayute River boatcrew rescued three men Saturday afternoon from a sinking vessel five miles off the coast of La Push, Wash. At 2:40 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing person

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing person
Coast Guard Cutter Osprey file photo by Petty Officer Robert K. Lanier SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies suspended search efforts at 9:17 a.m. Wednesday for a missing mariner in Lake Washington. A Formula One jet boat was found bumping against a dock Tuesday near Juanita Bay; the engine was running in neutral with a cellphone and wallet on board. “Suspending search efforts is always...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from container ship off WA coast

Coast Guard medevacs woman from container ship off WA coast
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a woman from a ship Saturday afternoon experiencing breathing difficulty and temporary unconsciousness off the Washington coast near Neah Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center received a call at 11:30 a.m. from the ship’s health...

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing pilot

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing pilot
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies suspended search efforts at 4 p.m. Wednesday for a missing pilot in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The man took off mid-day Tuesday in his Cessna 170A from Ketchikan, Alaska, with the intended destination of Port Angeles. “Suspending search efforts...

Coast Guard, partner agencies continue search for missing pilot

Coast Guard, partner agencies continue search for missing pilot
Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue the search for a missing man who was flying from Alaska to Washington State Tuesday evening. The man took off mid-day in his Cessna 170A from Ketchikan, Alaska, with the intended destination of Port Angeles. A mayday call from the man was relayed to Coast Guard units in Seattle shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Tulalip Tribal Officer

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Tulalip Tribal Officer
Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a Tulalip Tribal Police Department Officer missing in the waters near Naval Station Everett on the Snohomish River. Of the two crew members who went missing after their vessel capsized in rough waters, only one has been recovered. At 8:48 p.m. Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received...

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home after 57-day counter-narcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home after 57-day counter-narcotics patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC 623) crews search a suspected drug smuggling vessel Sept. 9, 2020, while patrolling international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ASTORIA, Ore. — The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC 623) returned home Sunday following a 57-day counter-narcotics patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Steadfast travelled more than 10,000...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Northern Puget Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Northern Puget Sound
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan W. Bradshaw SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man missing in the waters between La Conner and Blaine, Washington. Missing is Michael Smith, 39, who was last seen wearing black shorts and a blue sweatshirt. At approximately 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast...