Coast Guard locates individual with outstanding warrant in Oregon

Coast Guard locates individual with outstanding warrant in Oregon
Coast Guard Cutter Osprey file photo by Petty Officer Robert K. Lanier SEATTLE— The Coast Guard Cutter Osprey detained an individual with an outstanding warrant from the state of Oregon Tuesday. The individual’s record was discovered while conducting a recreational boating safety boarding in the vicinity of Everett, Washington. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound enforcement staff coordinated with Washington...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs vessel crew member near La Push, Washington

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs vessel crew member near La Push, Washington
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 22-year-old male with a reported hand injury from the fishing vessel near La Push, Wash., Tuesday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles medically evacuated the crew member from the 254-foot fishing vessel Phoenix...

Coast Guard rescues 10 off boat southwest of Neah Bay, Washington

Coast Guard rescues 10 off boat southwest of Neah Bay, Washington
Coast Guard crewmembers aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Station Neah Bay, and aboard the deployable craft of the Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo, intercept and aid a 33-foot recreational vessel reportedly taking on water, 25-nautical miles southwest of Neah Bay, Wash., May 2, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Cutter Wahoo. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued 10 people aboard a vessel in distress...

Coast Guard responds to adrift, rescues stranded kayakers on Blake Island, Wash

Coast Guard responds to adrift, rescues stranded kayakers on Blake Island, Wash
Members from Coast Guard Station Seattle grab ahold of a red kayak that had been found unmanned and adrift in the vicinity of Faunteroy and Vashon Island, Wash., March 31, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Caraballo. SEATTLE — A Coast Guard boat crew responded to a report of an unmanned adrift kayak and found that it belonged to a group of six kayakers stranded on Blake...

Coast Guard warns of consequences for false mayday calls, after two calls Sunday

Coast Guard warns of consequences for false mayday calls, after two calls Sunday
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is warning individuals who make false mayday reports to the Coast Guard that there are consequences to those actions. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound Command Center personnel received two uncorrelated mayday calls, Sunday that are believed to be false maydays, one originating from Whidbey Island and the other from Everett Marina. At 5:05 p.m., a child’s voice was heard...

Coast Guard requests public help in preventing unnecessary emergency responses

Coast Guard requests public help in preventing unnecessary emergency responses
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is requesting the public’s help in preventing unnecessary emergency responses by Coast Guard crews and local responders in the northern Washington area especially in the greater Puget Sound area. On average, Washington-based Coast Guard personnel expend 600 search hours each month responding to vessels that are unmanned and adrift with the vast majority of these cases...

Coast Guard rescues father and son near Fairhaven, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues father and son near Fairhaven, Wash.
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued two mariners who went missing in separate small craft in the water off Fairhaven, Thursday night. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles located the missing father and son in shallow-water mud flats and transported them to emergency...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Bainbridge Island

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Bainbridge Island
A 29-foot vessel was located at Skiff Point by the Bainbridge Island Police Department, which initiated a search for a possible person in the water on Nov. 8, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SEATTLE — Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders are seeking information regarding a possible missing boater, whose vessel was located aground at Skiff Point in Bainbridge Island, Wash., this morning. At...

Coast Guard medically evacuates 61-year-old from Friday Harbor, Washington

Coast Guard medically evacuates 61-year-old from Friday Harbor, Washington
Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a male reportedly suffering from a heart attack while at the Peace Island Medical Center near Friday Harbor, Sunday morning. Due to inclement weather conditions and the inability of commercial medical transport services to operate in...