Coast Guard terminates illegal charter on Lake Washington

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter on Lake Washington
Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter Saturday near Mercer Island on Lake Washington. A Coast Guard Station Seattle boarding team observed a 38-foot vessel which had 15 passengers and one non-credentialed mariner operating as an illegal passenger-for-hire operation. The vessel was also knowingly operating in violation of an order...

Coast Guard saves 3 after medical emergency in Elliot Bay, WA

Coast Guard saves 3 after medical emergency in Elliot Bay, WA
Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat-Small File PhotoSEATTLE — The Coast Guard saved three people Saturday following a medical emergency aboard a 45-foot sailing vessel in Elliot Bay. An adult male aboard a sailing boat used a marine-band radio to hail watchstanders at the 13th Coast Guard District at about 12:25 p.m. Saturday and report his two young daughters were suffering from symptoms commonly...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire, pollution on Vashon Island

Coast Guard responds to boat fire, pollution on Vashon Island
A photo taken by an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Port Angeles shows a sheen in and around the location of an extinguished boat fire on Vashon Island, WA, on Monday, March 29.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Port Angeles) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a boat fire Monday morning at Quartermaster Harbor Yacht Club on Vashon Island this morning. At...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to vessel fire in Tacom

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to vessel fire in Tacom
The Coast Guard and partner agencies respond to an active fire Feb. 18, 2021, aboard a commercial fishing vessel moored in Tacoma (Tacoma Fire Department photo) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and State of Washington partner agencies are responding to an active fire Thursday on board a commercial fishing vessel moored in Tacoma. The fire broke out shortly before midnight aboard the 233-foot ‘Aleutian...

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing person

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing person
Coast Guard Cutter Osprey file photo by Petty Officer Robert K. Lanier SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies suspended search efforts at 9:17 a.m. Wednesday for a missing mariner in Lake Washington. A Formula One jet boat was found bumping against a dock Tuesday near Juanita Bay; the engine was running in neutral with a cellphone and wallet on board. “Suspending search efforts is always...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Tulalip Tribal Officer

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Tulalip Tribal Officer
Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a Tulalip Tribal Police Department Officer missing in the waters near Naval Station Everett on the Snohomish River. Of the two crew members who went missing after their vessel capsized in rough waters, only one has been recovered. At 8:48 p.m. Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received...

Coast Guard, state, locals responds to gasoline spill on Harbor Island, WA

Coast Guard, state, locals responds to gasoline spill on Harbor Island, WA
Coast Guard Stationt Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard continues responding to a gasoline spill that occurred at Shell Harbor Island Petroleum Terminal at about 4:45 a.m. Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a call at approximately 6 a.m. from a person at the facility reporting a gasoline spill due to a pump failure. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard halts illegal charters on Lake Washington, Lake Union

Coast Guard halts illegal charters on Lake Washington, Lake Union
The crew of the USCGC Sea Lion, an 87-foot coastal patrol boat homeported in Bellingham, Washington, conducts vessel safety inspections, boating under the influence enforcement, and counter illegal charter operations on Lake Washington, Washington,, Sept. 6, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard Photo. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of three illegally chartered pleasure crafts over Labor Day...

Coast Guard seeks information after laser strike hits Seattle boatcrew

Coast Guard seeks information after laser strike hits Seattle boatcrew
45 file photo by PA1 Adam Eggers SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is seeking information from the public in locating a suspect or suspects who pointed a blue laser light at a Coast Guard Station Seattle boatcrew conducting search and rescue operations Monday night near Point Wells. The crew aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium initially reported they were fit to complete their assigned search and reported...