Coast Guard aircrew medevacs 2 near Friday Harbor, Washington

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs 2 near Friday Harbor, Washington
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated two boaters from Friday Harbor, Sunday night, after they sustained severe injuries when their vessel ran aground. The Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles aircrew, aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, transported the two from Friday Harbor to Harbor...

Coast Guard rescues 2, saves boat from sinking off Washington coast

Coast Guard rescues 2, saves boat from sinking off Washington coast
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat File Photo WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued two people and saved a boat from sinking 15 miles north of the Grays Harbor entrance, in Washington, Saturday morning. Boat crews aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat and a 29-foot Response Boat-Small II from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor, located in Westport, passed the boaters a dewatering pump that was able to...

Response crews see an increase of arrests on Lake Washington during Seafair

Response crews see an increase of arrests on Lake Washington during Seafair
Petty Officer 2nd Drew Allen and Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Kuehl perform field sobriety tests on a boater during Seattle’s Seafair, Aug. 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lara Davis) SEATTLE – Coast Guard personnel, working with local and state law enforcement agencies, saw an almost 70% increase in arrests on Lake Washington during the Seafair events this past...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing in Shilshole Bay, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing in Shilshole Bay, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended the search at 1 p.m., Saturday, for Jerry Wayne Middleton, who was last seen aboard a 14-foot skiff in Shilshole Bay. Crews from Coast Guard Station Seattle,  Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion, as well as members of the Bainbridge Island and Seattle police departments, searched the area around Middleton’s last known...

Coast Guard seeks information on, continues search for missing man in Shilshole Bay, Wash.

Coast Guard seeks information on, continues search for missing man in Shilshole Bay, Wash.
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews are seeking additional information as they continue to search for a missing man in Shilshole Bay, Saturday. Missing is Jerry Wayne Middleton, reportedly 6 foot 6 inches tall, Caucasian, with brown hair, approximately 350 pounds and possible last known address in Houston, Texas., and anyone with information is requested to contact Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound at (206)...

Coast Guard terminates fishing trip for safety violations near Anacortes, Wash.

Coast Guard terminates fishing trip for safety violations near Anacortes, Wash.
A boarding team from the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion discusses safety violations with the two-man crew of the commercial fishing vessel Malia during a routine living marine resources patrol near Anacortes, Wash. Feb. 3, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Tim Birt. SEATTLE— A commercial fishing voyage was terminated near Anacortes after the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion completed...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for possible overboard ferry passenger in Puget Sound, Wash.

Coast Guard, local agencies search for possible overboard ferry passenger in Puget Sound, Wash.
SEATTLE —  Coast Guard crews and local agencies are responding to a report of a possible man overboard from the Washington State Ferry Puyallup in Puget Sound, Wednesday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Seattle, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion, an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat homeported...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 33-year old Navy sailor in Crescent Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 33-year old Navy sailor in Crescent Harbor, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a U.S. Navy sailor who went missing after his boat broke apart in Crescent Harbor. on the east side of Whidbey Island, Saturday afternoon. “The decision to suspend a search is the most difficult decision to make as a responder,”said Capt. Sean Cross, chief of incident management, Coast Guard 13th District. “Our condolences go...

Coast Guard terminates 2 fishing vessel voyages in 2 days near Port Angeles, Wash.

Coast Guard terminates 2 fishing vessel voyages in 2 days near Port Angeles, Wash.
SEATTLE — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion, while on patrol in the Strait of Juan De Fuca east of Port Angeles, terminated the voyage of a fishing vessel for safety gear concerns found during an at-sea boarding Thursday. The three member crew, harvesting geoducks, aboard the 34-foot fishing vessel Equalizer was safely escorted to Port Angeles, where the vessel was ordered to remain until...