Coast Guard names Westport, WA, 28th Coast Guard City

Coast Guard names Westport, WA, 28th Coast Guard City
Rear Adm. Melvin Bouboulis, Commander, 13th Coast Guard District, presides over an official Coast Guard City ceremony at the Westport Maritime Muse (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diolanda Caballero) ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard held a ceremony Saturday for the 28th Coast Guard City at the Westport Maritime Museum in Westport, Washington. The City of Westport was originally...

Coast Guard rescues 7 aboard yacht 25-miles off Wash. Coast

Coast Guard rescues 7 aboard yacht 25-miles off Wash. Coast
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crews from Station Grays Harbor and Station Quillayute River respond to a 143-foot yacht taking on water 25-miles off the Washington Coast, May 7, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued seven people over the weekend after the 143-foot yacht they were aboard took on water and became disabled 25-miles off the Washington coast. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman fallen overboard off Grays Harbor, WA

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman fallen overboard off Grays Harbor, WA
A boatcrew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Station Grays Harbor transits toward waters off Westport, Washington.  File photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Clark GRAYS HARBOR, Wash. — The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday for a 47-year-old man who reportedly fell overboard while underway fishing for halibut 28 miles northwest of Grays Harbor. Missing is Jason LaBrie of Oregon City,...

Coast Guard medevacs injured hiker near Grays Harbor, WA

Coast Guard medevacs injured hiker near Grays Harbor, WA
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew from Sector Columbia River medevaced an injured hiker Monday evening from the south jetty of Grays Harbor, Washington. The hiker reportedly suffered a broken leg and was transported to Grays Harbor Community Hospital for higher medical care. At 5:28 p.m., watchstanders at Sector Columbia...

Coast Guard completes 3 rescues during busy crab season opener

Coast Guard completes 3 rescues during busy crab season opener
Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. ASTORIA, Ore. — Rescue crews from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment responded to three distress calls during the season opener of the Washington State commercial crab season this past Saturday. The station, located in Ilwaco, Wash., is at the mouth of the Columbia River near several...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, 1 dog from fishing vessel near Willapa Bay, WA

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, 1 dog from fishing vessel near Willapa Bay, WA
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo WESTPORT, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued three people and one dog from a commercial fishing vessel taking on water Saturday morning off Willapa Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a distress call at approximately 7:30 a.m. The vessel Terry F reported a loss of power and was taking on water four miles offshore. An...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Grays Harbor entrance

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Grays Harbor entrance
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River hovers over a capsized kayaker as they conduct a rescue near Ocean Shores, Washington, May 10, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Timothy Lutz) WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a kayaker who had capsized near the Grays Harbor entrance Sunday afternoon near Ocean Shores, Washington. An MH-60...

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Willapa Bay, Washington

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Willapa Bay, Washington
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a 40-year-old male who had become caught in strong currents while surfing near Willapa Bay, Saturday afternoon. A Coast Guard Sector Columbia River aircrew, aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, safely recovered and transported the surfer to shore, where Emergency Medical Service personnel...

Coast Guard rescues man after skiff overturns in rough water near Westport, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues man after skiff overturns in rough water near Westport, Wash.
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Petty Officer Mark Coady WESTPORT, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued a man after rough waters overturned his skiff near the entrance to Grays Harbor, Tuesday afternoon. A boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor rescued the man who was sitting on top of his overturned skiff between buoys 2 and 4 and transported...