Coast Guards respond to container vessel that lost 40 containers

Coast Guards respond to container vessel that lost 40 containers
Shown is one of 35 containers that a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin located that container ship, Zim Kingston, lost in the water of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SEATTLE – The U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian Coast Guard responded to a container vessel that lost 40 containers during heavy weather Friday 40 miles from...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan crew rescue 3 near Cape Flattery, WA

Coast Guard, good Samaritan crew rescue 3 near Cape Flattery, WA
Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel crew rescued three people aboard a 48-foot fishing vessel taking on water Friday one mile north of Tatoosh Island near Cape Flattery. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center received a report at 1:15 a.m. Friday that the 48-foot commercial...

Coast Guard completes joint maritime law enforcement exercise

Coast Guard completes joint maritime law enforcement exercise
Multiple U.S. and Canadian partner agencies planned and executed four large-scale interagency, binational operations throughout the summer. (Courtesy photo) SEATTLE — Multiple U.S. and Canadian partner agencies planned and executed four large-scale interagency, binational operations throughout the summer in Puget Sound, the San Juan Islands, and Strait of Juan de Fuca focused on a variety of maritime...

Coast Guard monitors backlog of anchored vessels in Puget Sound

Coast Guard monitors backlog of anchored vessels in Puget Sound
Five container ships wait in a designated anchorage off Bainbridge Island, Wash., at sunset on Sept. 6, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard continues to monitor container ships anchored in the greater Puget Sound area due to a logistics backlog affecting the entire West Coast of the U.S. and Canada from Los Angeles to Prince Rupert, British...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat fire near Port Angeles, WA

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat fire near Port Angeles, WA
Coast Guard Station Port Angeles boat crew members aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium attempt to extinguish a boat fire using a water pump on Tuesday, May 4.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Port Angeles) PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a burning vessel Tuesday evening five miles east of Port Angeles. At approximately 6 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers from ledge in Olympic National Park

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers from ledge in Olympic National Park
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David MosleySEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued two hikers from the side of a cliff early Sunday near Hoh Head in Olympic National Park. Rescued were Tessa Allen and Reed Farber, both in their 20s. Olympic National Park Rangers contacted Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders at about midnight Sunday requesting...

Coast Guard reminds boaters tribal, Canadian marinas remain off limits

Coast Guard reminds boaters tribal, Canadian marinas remain off limits
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard reminds recreational boaters that some tribal and Canadian marinas remain closed to limit the spread of COVID-19. The order remains in effect despite the reopening of Washington state boat ramps and recreational fishing, which is important when planning recreational fishing and boating voyages this season. As of this date, the Makah Reservation and Neah Bay remain closed...

Coast Guard assists CBP seize meth worth $1.7 million near Port Angeles

Coast Guard assists CBP seize meth worth $1.7 million near Port Angeles
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard assisted U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents with the seizure of a significant amount of methamphetamine west of Port Angeles during a joint interagency operation. After receiving information that suspicious bags were observed near the beach on Apr. 11, a Border Patrol agent arrived and deployed his K-9 partner. The Border Patrol K-9 led the agent to multiple bags...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire, pollution on Vashon Island

Coast Guard responds to boat fire, pollution on Vashon Island
A photo taken by an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Port Angeles shows a sheen in and around the location of an extinguished boat fire on Vashon Island, WA, on Monday, March 29.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Port Angeles) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a boat fire Monday morning at Quartermaster Harbor Yacht Club on Vashon Island this morning. At...