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...

Coast Guard suspends search for two people missing near Mercer Island, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search for two people missing near Mercer Island, Wash.
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – The Coast Guard has suspended searches for two people reported to be in the water near Mercer Island in Lake Washington Tuesday night. Federal, state and local agencies conducted search and rescue operations to locate a 33-year-old male, and a 31-year-old female, who were reported missing...

Coast Guard responds to adrift, rescues stranded kayakers on Blake Island, Wash

Coast Guard responds to adrift, rescues stranded kayakers on Blake Island, Wash
Members from Coast Guard Station Seattle grab ahold of a red kayak that had been found unmanned and adrift in the vicinity of Faunteroy and Vashon Island, Wash., March 31, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Caraballo. SEATTLE — A Coast Guard boat crew responded to a report of an unmanned adrift kayak and found that it belonged to a group of six kayakers stranded on Blake...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Bainbridge Island

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Bainbridge Island
A 29-foot vessel was located at Skiff Point by the Bainbridge Island Police Department, which initiated a search for a possible person in the water on Nov. 8, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SEATTLE — Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders are seeking information regarding a possible missing boater, whose vessel was located aground at Skiff Point in Bainbridge Island, Wash., this morning. At...

Coast Guard safety zone established around unexploded ordnance

Coast Guard safety zone established around unexploded ordnance
Coast Guard Station Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SEATTLE —The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has established a temporary 1,500-yard safety zone around an unexploded ordnance drifting south and currently in the vicinity of the Brownsville Marina in Bremerton, Wash. The public can expect the zone to last until the unexploded ordnance is rendered safe and removed from the area. The...

Vessel voyage terminated after Coast Guard renders assistance of Alki Beach, Washington

Vessel voyage terminated after Coast Guard renders assistance of Alki Beach, Washington
Coast Guard Stationt Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SEATTLE — Coast Guard and Seattle Fire Department personnel responded to and dewatered a vessel that was taking on water off Alki Beach, Sunday evening. The 48-foot wooden yacht was later terminated due to unsafe operating conditions after the Coast Guard boat crew found multiple violations in a post-search-and-rescue boarding. Violations...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man from plane crash off Bainbridge Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man from plane crash off Bainbridge Island
Coast Guard Stationt Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 70-year-old man missing from a plane crash in Eagle Harbor, off Bainbridge Island, Wash. Coast Guard command personnel have been in contact with the families of those affected by the incident, and we extend our deepest condolences to those affected by this tragedy, as well...