Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen from liferaft 8 miles west of Cape Blanco

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen from liferaft 8 miles west of Cape Blanco
The fishing vessel McCalis, a 60-foot fishing vessel homeported in Charleston, Ore., takes on water 8 miles west of Cape Blanco, Ore., Aug. 14, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Sector North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen from a liferaft 8 miles west of Cape Blanco at 1:15 p.m., Sunday.The three fishermen, reportedly uninjured, were transported to Station Coos...

Coast Guard assists 3 on vessel sinking near Gold Beach, Ore.

Coast Guard assists 3 on vessel sinking near Gold Beach, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard assisted three people on a sailing vessel taking on water 10 miles west of Gold Beach, Saturday. A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Search-and-Rescue Detachment Rogue River in Wedderburn, helped the three people dewater the 24-foot sailing vessel Kestrel and then helped safely tow them Brookings. After watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North...

Coast Guard swimmer completes triathlon-distance swim to rescue 4

Coast Guard swimmer completes triathlon-distance swim to rescue 4
CAPE BLANCO, Ore. — A Coast Guard rescue swimmer swam 1,750 yards in 5-foot seas and 30-mph winds to rescue four people after their fishing vessel grounded near Cape Blanco, Tuesday morning. Petty Officer 2nd Class Darren Harrity, a 27-year-old native of Jupiter, Florida, individually pulled each fisherman more than 250 yards in 57 degree water from their life raft to shore, where they were met by...

Coast Guard rescues swimmer stranded on Kissing Rock in Oregon

Coast Guard rescues swimmer stranded on Kissing Rock in Oregon
SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a swimmer stranded on Kissing Rock near Gold Beach, Oregon, Friday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend, Oregon, hoisted the man from the rock and transferred him to the nearby beach in good condition. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Search and Rescue Detachment Rogue River in Wedderburn, Oregon, received a call from Curry...