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...

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 suspends search near Blake Island, Wash., for missing cargo vessel crew member

Coast Guard suspends search near Blake Island, Wash., for missing cargo vessel crew member
SEATTLE – The Coast Guard has suspended the search, that was initiated Thursday evening, for a crew member missing from a cargo vessel anchored north of Blake Island State Park. After conducting 25 searches throughout the night and morning utilizing assets from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Coast Guard Station Seattle and the Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo, the search for the Philippine native...

Coast Guard crews respond to capsized vessel in Burien, Wash

Coast Guard crews respond to capsized vessel in Burien, Wash
Coast Guard Station Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SEATTLE – Coast Guard air and boat crews rescued one woman and recovered one man after their 15-foot paddleboat was reportedly beset by weather near Three Tree Point in Burien, Wash., Sunday morning. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles and a Coast Guard Station Seattle rescue boat crew aboard...