Coast Guard responds to pollution after vessel sinks off San Juan Island

Coast Guard responds to pollution after vessel sinks off San Juan Island
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is responding to a pollution incident off San Juan Island, Washington, after the 49-foot commercial fishing vessel Aleutian Isle sank Saturday near Sunset Point with an estimated 2,600 gallons of diesel and oil on board. All five crewmembers were rescued by a Good Samaritan as the vessel sank. At approximately 2 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received...

U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian shiprider board stolen vessel

U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian shiprider board stolen vessel
Royal Canadian Mounted Police photo. SEATTLE – Members of the U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Mounted Police shipriders program, a collaborative U.S. Coast Guard and RCMP cross-border effort, arrested individuals aboard a stolen Canadian sailboat on May 4. A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boatcrew and shipriders from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police were conducting a patrol when they encountered...

Coast Guard, locals perform mass rescue in Deception Pass, WA

Coast Guard, locals perform mass rescue in Deception Pass, WA
Coast Guard Cutter Adelie and a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Station Bellingham transit near Deception Pass, Washington, Dec. 11, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo)SEATTLE – The Coast Guard and multiple local responders rescued more than 20 people from the water in Deception Pass Saturday morning during a scheduled marine event organized by a local paddlecraft organization. At approximately 9:30...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfers near Bellingham, WA

Coast Guard rescues kite surfers near Bellingham, WA
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan W. Bradshaw SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boatcrew rescued two kite surfers in distress Sunday near Bellingham. Both men were recovered without injury and safely transported to the public peer near Taylor Dock. At 9:51 a.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Northern Puget Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Northern Puget Sound
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan W. Bradshaw SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man missing in the waters between La Conner and Blaine, Washington. Missing is Michael Smith, 39, who was last seen wearing black shorts and a blue sweatshirt. At approximately 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard searching for man missing near Lummi Island

Coast Guard searching for man missing near Lummi Island
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan W. Bradshaw SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is searching for a man reported missing between La Conner and Blaine, Washington. Missing is Michael Smith, 39, who was last seen wearing black shorts and a blue sweatshirt. At approximately 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget...

Coast Guard saves 3 from capsized boat near Guemes Island, WA

Coast Guard saves 3 from capsized boat near Guemes Island, WA
Medical personnel from Anacortes Fire Department evaluate survivors of a capsized vessel which occurred near Guemes Island, Washington, late Thursday evening.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Bellingham) BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water early Friday morning after their 12-foot boat capsized about a half of a mile northwest of Guemes Island. Officials...

Coast Guard saves 1 in rowboat in Bellingham Bay, Wash

Coast Guard saves 1 in rowboat in Bellingham Bay, Wash
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan W. Bradshaw SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a man adrift on his dingy in Bellingham Bay Thursday after he was beset by weather. The 26-year-old Ferndale man was rowing his 7-foot wooden-watercraft across the bay to an anchored sailboat, which he claimed to be working on, when he lost his oars...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing near Lummi Island

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing near Lummi Island
USCG MH-65 File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man reported missing between Bellingham and the San Juan Islands. Missing is Nick Saling, 53. Crews searched over 360 square-nautical miles for approximately 15 hours but were unable to find Mr. Saling. Crews involved in the search include: var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} });...