Coast Guard Reminds Mariners of Boating Etiquette

Coast Guard Reminds Mariners of Boating Etiquette
A crew member of the 52-foot Motor Life Boat Intrepid heaves a life-ring in Yaquina Bay, OreU.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Lilburn. As the summer heats up and boaters take to the water, the Coast Guard is responding to an increased number of preventable incidents and Good Samaritans are lending a hand. “Most drowning and near-drowning incidents are preventable, if people...

Coast Guard rescues man 800 feet down Crater Lake caldera

Coast Guard rescues man 800 feet down Crater Lake caldera
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter lands at a Crater Lake parking area to transfer an injured man to AirLink Critical Care Transport, June 10, 2019.U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a man who fell into the Crater Lake caldera, Monday afternoon, assisting the National Park Service and a District 3 Technical Rope Rescue Team. An MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard announces limited search and rescue detachment opening on Rogue River

Coast Guard announces limited search and rescue detachment opening on Rogue River
Coast Guard Rogue River SAR Rescue Detachment file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read GOLD BEACH, Ore. – The Coast Guard opened its seasonal search and rescue detachment (SARDET) on the Rogue River May 25, 2019. As a part of the SARDET, Coast Guard Station Chetco River will provide a 29-foot response boat and will continue their presence as often as practicable with respect to maritime...

Coast Guard aircrew locates lost hikers in Lane County, Oregon

Coast Guard aircrew locates lost hikers in Lane County, Oregon
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River, Lane County Search and Rescue and an Aviation Survival Technician from Sector North Bend stand with two hikers they located and rescued near Florence, Ore., May 14, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Jay Nilles. NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard located two lost female hikers, Tuesday morning, that were missing overnight...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people 36 miles west of Florence, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues 3 people 36 miles west of Florence, Ore.
A rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Sector North Bend helps two mariners dewater their vessel about 40 miles off the Oregon coast, May 11, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. FLORENCE, Ore. — Coast Guard crews and a good Samaritan rescued three people aboard a vessel that was taking on water 36 miles offshore from Florence, Ore., Saturday. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from...

Coast Guard Motor Life Boat VICTORY tows disabled 93-foot Motor Yacht to Newport

Coast Guard Motor Life Boat VICTORY tows disabled 93-foot Motor Yacht to Newport
Coast Guard Crewmembers aboard a 52-foot Motor Life Boat, Victory, from Station Yaguina Bay, tow the disabled 93-foot motor yacht, Watta Ryde, into Newport, Ore., May 4, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Yaquina Bay. NEWPORT, ORE. — Coast Guard crew members, aboard the 52-foot Motor Lifeboat Victory towed a disabled 93-foot motor yacht, to Newport Harbor, Saturday. The Coast Guard...

83-year-old hoisted by Coast Guard aircrew near Newport, Oregon

83-year-old hoisted by Coast Guard aircrew near Newport, Oregon
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 file photo by Andy Parker, Lincoln County Ropes Rescue Team. NEWPORT, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an 83-year-old male in Newport, Monday evening, after receiving a request for assistance from a local fire rescue crew. A Coast Guard Air Facility Newport crew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter hoisted the individual and transported him to awaiting emergency...

Coast Guard rescues fisherman during late night rescue near Winchester Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues fisherman during late night rescue near Winchester Bay, Ore.
Station Umpqua River 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a fisherman late Friday night after his vessel started taking on water 3 miles north of the Umpqua River entrance. A boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat, from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River, located the fisherman, sent over a dewatering pump and towed the 65-foot fishing vessel Frank F into port. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues man stranded by snow storm near Drain, Ore.

Coast Guard aircrew rescues man stranded by snow storm near Drain, Ore.
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a 73-old man stranded atop a forest hill near Drain, Wednesday afternoon, after a recent snow storm in the area blocked road and supply access. An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Sector North Bend hoisted the man to safety and transported him to Sacred Heart Hospital in Eugene where...