Coast Guard locates individual with outstanding warrant in Oregon

Coast Guard locates individual with outstanding warrant in Oregon
Coast Guard Cutter Osprey file photo by Petty Officer Robert K. Lanier SEATTLE— The Coast Guard Cutter Osprey detained an individual with an outstanding warrant from the state of Oregon Tuesday. The individual’s record was discovered while conducting a recreational boating safety boarding in the vicinity of Everett, Washington. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound enforcement staff coordinated with Washington...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat sinking on the Columbia River

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat sinking on the Columbia River
File photo of a 47-foot motor life boat from Coast Guard Station Cape Disapp WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard crews rescued two from a boat taking on water near buoy 10 at the entrance of the Columbia River, Wednesday. Two men were safely taken aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, and were transported to Hammond Marina where they were released with no reported...

Coast Guard stops three commercial fishing voyages for safety violations

Coast Guard stops three commercial fishing voyages for safety violations
SEATTLE — Three commercial fishing vessels operating throughout Puget Sound were ordered to return to port Wednesday after Coast Guard boarding teams discovered multiple safety violations. Following the boardings, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Sector Puget Sound sent the three crews back to port to correct deficiencies and complete a satisfactory dockside safety examination with Coast...

Coast Guard assists one from sinking vessel near Guemes Island, Wash

Coast Guard assists one from sinking vessel near Guemes Island, Wash
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of one person after his vessel began taking on water near Guemes Island, Wash., Wednesday. At approximately 5 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a mayday call from the 59-foot fishing vessel Clam Digger reporting that it was taking on water with one person aboard. Sector Puget Sound issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast alerting...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman near Whidbey Island, Wash.

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing fisherman near Whidbey Island, Wash., Monday. Coast Guard units, along with Swinomish Tribal Fisheries, Whidbey Island Fire/Rescue and Snohomish County Sheriff’s Dept. marine units and dive teams, searched for the man approximately 21 hours after his boat was seen at Penn Cove near Whidbey Island unmanned and under power Sunday. A...