Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen from flooding ship

Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen from flooding ship
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk pass two dewatering pumps to the crew of the fishing vessel Sunnfjord as their vessel took on water off Cape Alava, Wash., Jan. 31, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alexander Warriner. NEAH BAY, Wash. — Coast Guard crews rescued five fisherman, who had to abandon ship due to flooding while west of Cape Alava, Wednesday. A 47-foot...

Federal, state agencies ensure safe and legal Halibut Derby off Pacific Northwest coast

Federal, state agencies ensure safe and legal Halibut Derby off Pacific Northwest coast
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard and its partner agencies National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, Oregon State Police and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife conducted a coordinated law enforcement effort throughout the three-day Halibut Derby ensuring safe and legal fishing among the fishing fleets from northern Oregon and southern Washington. The combined efforts of the partner...

Seven Coast Guard units work together to rescue 3 people and a dog aboard disabled sailboat

Seven Coast Guard units work together to rescue 3 people and a dog aboard disabled sailboat
Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk NORTH BEND, Ore. – Coast Guard air and boat crews worked together to assist three people and a dog aboard a 51-foot sailing vessel that was disabled and adrift about 45 miles west of Siuslaw River, Wednesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk, a 110-foot patrol boat homeported in Port Angeles, Wash., is towing the sailing vessel Rogue Scholarship toward Reedsport...

Coast Guard locates missing adults, children west of Winchester Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard locates missing adults, children west of Winchester Bay, Ore.
NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew located four missing boaters from Tennessee in good condition 35 miles west of Winchester Bay, Thursday afternoon. A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River, in Winchester Bay, is towing the 25-foot pleasure craft The Big Kahuna back to the station and is expected to arrive around 6 p.m. “We’re honored to send our boat out there...

Coast Guard searching for overdue adults, children off Winchester Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard searching for overdue adults, children off Winchester Bay, Ore.
NORTH BEND, Ore. — Coast Guard crews are searching for four people aboard a vessel reported overdue off the coast of Winchester Bay, Thursday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend is searching for Tennessee residents Jim Jackson, Michael Jackson and two children. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a call around 9:00 a.m. from a family member,...

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel voyage off central Oregon Coast

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel voyage off central Oregon Coast
The Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk conducting a living marine resource patrol, enforcing fishing and safety regulations on commercial fishing vessels working off the coast of Oregon. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David MosleyWARRENTON, Ore. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk while on patrol off of Winchester Bay, terminated the voyage of a fishing vessel for safety gear...

Coast Guard fleet to arrive in Portland, Ore., for Rosefest

Coast Guard fleet to arrive in Portland, Ore., for Rosefest
PORTLAND, Ore. — Coast Guard cutters, response boats, and a motor lifeboat are scheduled to arrive in Portland, Wednesday, June 4, in celebration of the Rose Festival. Coast Guard Cutter Alert, homeported out of Astoria, Oregon, and the Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk, homeported out of Port Angeles, Washington, are scheduled to arrive at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park on the Willamette River, just...

Coast Guard searching for four near Seaview, Wash.

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard is searching for four people in the water near Seaview, Wash., Saturday. Sector Columbia River in Astoria is responding to an EPIRB signal, which led Coast Guard personnel to a debris field approximately 17 miles west of Leadbetter Point near Willapa Bay. An MH-60 helicopter crew from Sector Columbia River along with two 47-foot motor lifeboat crews from Coast Guard...

Search suspended for missing kayaker near Bainbridge Island, Wash.

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing kayaker near Bainbridge Island, Wash., Saturday. The 27-year-old man went missing Friday while kayaking with a friend near Port Blakely, on the south end of Bainbridge Island. The Coast Guard and Bainbridge Island Police searched an area approximately 45 square miles and with six boats and two helicopters. Three crews from Coast Guard Station...