Coast Guard rescues boy stranded at Salt Creek Recreational Area

Coast Guard rescues boy stranded at Salt Creek Recreational Area
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – The Coast Guard rescued a 12-year-old boy Monday afternoon stranded on the rocks at Salt Creek Recreation Area in Port Angeles. A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted the boy from the rocks and transported him to safety. At 12:53 p.m., watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 3, 1 dead after boat hits salmon pen in Port Angeles Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 3, 1 dead after boat hits salmon pen in Port Angeles Harbor
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews rescued two adults and one child after a 20-foot personal craft allided with a salmon pen resulting in the death of one adult male in Port Angeles Harbor, Tuesday night. A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew diverted from training Tuesday after observing a person on the boat attempting CPR on an unresponsive individual. The aircrew lowered...

Coast Guard medically evacuates 29-year-old man from commercial freighter

Coast Guard medically evacuates 29-year-old man from commercial freighter
Coast Guard Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE — Crew members from Coast Guard Station Port Angeles medically evacuated a 29-year-old Chinese man from the 665-foot freighter Great Fluency, in the Straight of Juan De Fuca, Washington, Sunday morning. The man was reportedly exposed to phosphene gas and was safely transported to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles for further medical attention. At...

Coast Guard rescues mariners aboard flooding vessel near Port Angeles

Coast Guard rescues mariners aboard flooding vessel near Port Angeles
Coast Guard Cutter Adelie and 25-foot Response Boast-Small file photo SEATTLE – Coast Guard crews rescued three people aboard a 68-foot pleasure craft that was taking on water near Port Angeles, Sunday night. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Port Angeles and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Adelie dewatered the vessel and towed it to Port Angeles Boat Haven. Watchstanders...

13th District Coast Guard has busy weekend, stresses use of lifesaving equipment

13th District Coast Guard has busy weekend, stresses use of lifesaving equipment
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — Coast Guard rescue crews across Washington responded to multiple cases this weekend involving mariners not wearing lifejackets and deficiencies of lifesaving equipment found aboard vessels. With warmer spring weather coming to the Pacific Northwest, the Coast Guard stresses the importance...

Coast Guard assist boat taking on water just across the U.S., Canada border

Coast Guard assist boat taking on water just across the U.S., Canada border
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters whose boat started taking on water in Canadian Waters near Boundary Pass, Saturday afternoon. Joint Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Mounted Police boat crews aboard two Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Mediums from Coast Guard Station Bellingham and Coast Guard Station Port Angeles assisted...

Coast Guard rescues man after vessel sinks near Whidbey Island, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues man after vessel sinks near Whidbey Island, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his 38-foot pleasure craft sank in the vicinity of Smith Island near Whidbey Island, Friday. An aircrew aboard a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, hoisted the man and transported him to Naval Station Whidbey Island where he was met by local emergency...

Coast Guard, partner agencies assist injured man from sailing vessel south of Lopez Island, Wash.

Coast Guard, partner agencies assist injured man from sailing vessel south of Lopez Island, Wash.
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) SEATTLE — Coast Guard, locals and emergency response personnel assisted an injured man aboard a 35-foot sailing vessel off Lopez Island, Thursday. Responders aboard the Sentinel, 38-foot public safety boat from the San Juan Island County Sheriff’s Department, transported the 58-year-old...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of 40 kids, 6 adults stranded at Camp David on Crescent Lake, Wash.

Coast Guard assists in rescue of 40 kids, 6 adults stranded at Camp David on Crescent Lake, Wash.
A Coast Guard Station Port Angeles boatcrew assisted in the rescue of 40 kids and six adults who were stranded at Camp David on Lake Crescent, Oct. 14, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Station Port Angeles boatcrew assisted in the rescue of 40 kids and six adults who were stranded at Camp David on Lake Crescent, Friday. Coast Guard crewmembers aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small...