Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Oregon coast

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Oregon coast
Crewmembers aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton tow the disabled 66-foot fishing vessel, Lodestar, approximately 180 miles offshore Coos Bay, Oregon, Sept. 10, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEWPORT, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen from a disabled vessel offshore Oregon Sunday. Watchstanders at the 13th Coast Guard District command center in Seattle received a report at...

Coast Guard holds change of command for husband and wife

Coast Guard holds change of command for husband and wife
Master Chief Scott Slade (left) and Chief Warrant Officer Beth Slade (right) stand outside of Coast Guard Station Coos Bay in Coos Bay, Oregon, after a change of command ceremony, June 10, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diolanda Caballero) NORTH BEND, Ore. — Coast Guard Station Coos Bay held a change of command ceremony Friday morning at the rescue station in Charleston,...

Breaking waves: Coast Guard surfmen drive to close gender gap

Breaking waves: Coast Guard surfmen drive to close gender gap
Petty Officer 1st Class Victoria Hansen (right), Surfman #484 and an instructor at the National Motor Life Boat School in Ilwaco, Washington, operates a 47-foot Motor Life Boat in 2019 while training at Benson Beach near Cape Disappointment.  U.S. Coast Guard photo provided by Petty Officer 1st Class Victoria Hansen. By Petty Officer Cynthia Oldham While for decades the Coast Guard has permitted women...

Coast Guard suspends search for fallen Oregon hiker

Coast Guard suspends search for fallen Oregon hiker
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 17-year-old male after completing more than 9.5 hours of combined intensive searches in the vicinity of Norton Gulch. Coast Guard Sector North Bend coordinated three searches throughout Sunday night and Monday morning to assist the Coos County Sheriff’s Office....

Coast Guard completes 13-hr overnight tow of fishing vessel

Coast Guard completes 13-hr overnight tow of fishing vessel
52-foot Motor Lifeboat Intrepid file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Lilburn. NORTH BEND, Ore. – A Coast Guard 52-foot Motor Lifeboat crew towed a disabled 68-ton commercial fishing vessel Tuesday morning across the Coos Bay Bar, west of North Bend. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a report at 3:38 p.m. Monday that the 61-foot fishing vessel Pacific Faith, with four...

Coast Guard searching for 3 after finding capsized vessel near Coos Bay jetty

Coast Guard searching for 3 after finding capsized vessel near Coos Bay jetty
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew and two boatcrews are searching for three fishermen near the entrance to Coos Bay after finding a capsized vessel Tuesday evening on the jetty tips. The capsized vessel is the 38-foot fishing vessel Pacific Miner, which reportedly had three men aboard when it capsized. A Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsized vessel in Coos Bay

Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsized vessel in Coos Bay
A Coast Guard boatcrew aboard a 29-foot Responce Boat Small rescued four people from a commercial fishing vessel that sank in Coos Bay, Oregon, Dec. 26, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector North Bend) NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard boatcrew rescued four people from a commercial fishing vessel Thursday that sank in Coos Bay. The 40-foot fishing vessel Darean Rose capsized and sank...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 2 off Coos River jetty

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 2 off Coos River jetty
A 54-foot commercial fishing vessel lays disabled on a jetty near the Coos River entrance early Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Coos Bay) NORTH BEND, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted two people from the Coos River North Jetty Sunday morning after their commercial fishing vessel Fearless II suffered a rudder failure and ran into the rocks of the jetty. An MH-65...

Coast Guard rescues stranded kayaker off rocks near Sunset Bay State Park

Coast Guard rescues stranded kayaker off rocks near Sunset Bay State Park
A Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter airlifts a stranded kayaker off a rock near Qochyax Island at Sunset Bay State Park, Ore., August 3, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Coos Bay. NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a stranded kayaker near Qochyax Island at Sunset Bay State Park near Charleston, Oregon, Friday evening. An aircrew aboard an MH-65...