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...

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion terminates fishing vessel voyage near Port Angeles, Wash.

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion terminates fishing vessel voyage 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 Wednesday. The three member crew, harvesting geoducks, aboard the 28-foot fishing vessel Enforcer was safely escorted to Port Angeles, where the vessel was ordered to remain until...

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion crew rescues 2 people, dog near Grays Harbor

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion crew rescues 2 people, dog near Grays Harbor
WARRENTON, Ore. –The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported in Bellingham, Wash., rescued two people and a dog in the water near the entrance to Westport, Wash., Saturday. Sea Lion crew safely recovered the 52-year-old man, 50-year-old woman, and their dog, treating them for signs of hypothermia while transporting them to Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor. The...

Coast Guard crews medevac injured man from sailboat near Port Angeles

Coast Guard crews medevac injured man from sailboat near Port Angeles
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured man from a sailboat approximately 13 miles west of Port Angeles, Wash., Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, located in Seattle, received a mayday call from the 40-foot sailing vessel Beth at approximately 10:30 p.m., Tuesday. The caller indicated the vessel’s 53-year-old male captain had been severely injured by the vessel’s boom, suffering...