Coast Guard, Good Samaritans rescue 6 from vessel sunk at Umpqua River Bar

Coast Guard, Good Samaritans rescue 6 from vessel sunk at Umpqua River Bar
Station Umpqua River 47-foot motor lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer First Class Shawn Eggert. NORTH BEND, Ore. – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued six people from a boat which sank at the jetty point of the Umpqua River Bar, Friday morning. Coast Guard Station Umpqua River crewmembers aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat rescued four survivors, two separate good Samaritan vessels each pulled...

Coast Guard rescues fisherman during late night rescue near Winchester Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues fisherman during late night rescue near Winchester Bay, Ore.
Station Umpqua River 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a fisherman late Friday night after his vessel started taking on water 3 miles north of the Umpqua River entrance. A boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat, from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River, located the fisherman, sent over a dewatering pump and towed the 65-foot fishing vessel Frank F into port. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel on Umpqua River, Ore.

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel on Umpqua River, Ore.
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Cmdr. Brendan Hilleary WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. — Coast Guard crews responded to a 16-foot aluminum boat that capsized with four people aboard at the mouth of the Umpqua River, Thursday. A 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River rescued three men found clinging to the capsized vessel, the fourth passenger, a woman, was found unresponsive,...

Coast Guard law enforcement team assists woman, investigates fisherman for BUI off of Oregon Coast

Coast Guard law enforcement team assists woman, investigates fisherman for BUI off of Oregon Coast
Station Umpqua River 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard law enforcement team assisted an injured woman and are investigating the circumstances surrounding a commercial fisherman allegedly boating under the influence 12 miles off the Oregon Coast, Friday morning. A boat crew and law enforcement team aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River...

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering possible heart attack off Reedsport, Ore.

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering possible heart attack off Reedsport, Ore.
Station Umpqua River 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a man suffering from symptoms of a possible heart attack from a fishing vessel 18 miles off Reedsport, Friday night. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River, along with a rescue swimmer from an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew out of Coast Guard Sector North Bend, safely...

Coast Guard rescues injured fishermen from pleasure craft near Winchester Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues injured fishermen from pleasure craft near Winchester Bay, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a 59-year-old man who injured his arm near the Umqua River jetty outside of Winchester Bay. The man, who suffered a severe injury to his arm, was transported back to Coast Guard Station Umpqua River where he was met by local emergency medical services and then transported man to local urgent care. Station Umpqua River watchstanders received the request for...

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel near Winchester Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel near Winchester Bay, Ore.
WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. — A Coast Guard boat crew responded Thursday when a 21-foot pleasure craft capsized near the south jetty of Umpqua River with three people on board, including a 6-year-old boy who was reportedly unconscious. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River worked with a local rescue diver to recover all three passengers from the water and administered...

Seven Coast Guard units work together to rescue 3 people and a dog aboard disabled sailboat

Seven Coast Guard units work together to rescue 3 people and a dog aboard disabled sailboat
Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk NORTH BEND, Ore. – Coast Guard air and boat crews worked together to assist three people and a dog aboard a 51-foot sailing vessel that was disabled and adrift about 45 miles west of Siuslaw River, Wednesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk, a 110-foot patrol boat homeported in Port Angeles, Wash., is towing the sailing vessel Rogue Scholarship toward Reedsport...

Coast Guard locates missing adults, children west of Winchester Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard locates missing adults, children west of Winchester Bay, Ore.
NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew located four missing boaters from Tennessee in good condition 35 miles west of Winchester Bay, Thursday afternoon. A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River, in Winchester Bay, is towing the 25-foot pleasure craft The Big Kahuna back to the station and is expected to arrive around 6 p.m. “We’re honored to send our boat out there...