Coast Guard rescues 5 from sailboat off Oregon coast

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sailboat off Oregon coast
Coast Guard crews rescued five people aboard a sailboat off the Oregon coast, Oct. 16, 2019. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued five adults aboard a disabled sailing vessel Wednesday 20-miles west of Yaquina Bay, Oregon. At approximately, 5:15 a.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a distress call from a 50-foot sailing vessel that the individuals were struggling to make way...

Coast Guard rescues man, dog off boat near Toledo, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues man, dog off boat near Toledo, Oregon
The 36-foot fishing vessel Micke lists to starboard and is stuck in mud in the Yaquina River near Toledo, Ore. Oct. 6, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Yaquina Bay) NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a man and his dog Sunday afternoon after the man’s vessel ran aground on submerged pilings near Toledo. A Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew retrieved...

Coast Guard suspends search for man off central Oregon coast

Coast Guard suspends search for man off central Oregon coast
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Cmdr. Brendan Hilleary NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a man Monday after more than 11 hours of combined searches in the vicinity of Whale Cove near Depoe Bay. Coast Guard Sector North Bend coordinated eight combined searches, which were conducted by an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, a 47-foot...

Coast Guard completes marathon tow to rescue disabled fishing vessel off Oregon coast

Coast Guard completes marathon tow to rescue disabled fishing vessel off Oregon coast
NEWPORT, Ore. — Coast Guard crew members aboard three separate vessels rescued a 50-foot commercial fishing vessel disabled 116 miles west of Newport Wednesday. The 41-ton commercial fishing vessel, Ruby Lily, which reported 6 tons of albacore tuna and three crew members aboard, was safely moored in Yaquina Bay after a four-day opperation. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received...

Yaquina Bay Officer in Charge Recounts Mary B II Case During Testimony

Yaquina Bay Officer in Charge Recounts Mary B II Case During Testimony
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay Officer-in-Charge, Chief Warrant Officer Thomas Molloy, provided testimony for the Mary B II case yesterday. Molloy’s testimony described the dangerous conditions of the sea during the evening of the capsizing incident. Molloy said that it was dark and waves where up to 16-feet high. Two Coast Guard vessels tried to assist the Mary B II by using...

Coast Guard Motor Life Boat VICTORY tows disabled 93-foot Motor Yacht to Newport

Coast Guard Motor Life Boat VICTORY tows disabled 93-foot Motor Yacht to Newport
Coast Guard Crewmembers aboard a 52-foot Motor Life Boat, Victory, from Station Yaguina Bay, tow the disabled 93-foot motor yacht, Watta Ryde, into Newport, Ore., May 4, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Yaquina Bay. NEWPORT, ORE. — Coast Guard crew members, aboard the 52-foot Motor Lifeboat Victory towed a disabled 93-foot motor yacht, to Newport Harbor, Saturday. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard assists 17 fishermen off Pacific Northwest Coast since Sunday

Coast Guard assists 17 fishermen off Pacific Northwest Coast since Sunday
A boat crew aboard the 52-Foot Motor Life Boat Victory from Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay tows the 42-foot commercial fishing vessel Triggerfish into Newport, Ore., Jan. 24, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Tom Molloy. SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews along the Oregon and Washington coasts assisted 17 fisherman in five responses since Sunday. Response efforts included crews from...

Coast Guard to investigate capsizing on Yaquina Bay Bar

Coast Guard to investigate capsizing on Yaquina Bay Bar
Coast Guard Motor Lifeboat Victory file photo by PA3 Kurt Fredrickson SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is investigating the capsizing of the commercial fishing vessel Mary B II, which lead to the deaths of three fishermen at the entrance of Yaquina Bay in Newport, Oregon, Tuesday night. The three fishermen were inbound the Yaquina Bay Bar aboard the 42-foot vessel Mary B II when it capsized without warning...

Coast Guard hoists 2 from disabled vessel aground in Yaquina Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard hoists 2 from disabled vessel aground in Yaquina Bay, Oregon
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. NEWPORT, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted two mariners from their disabled vessel after they ran aground in Yaquina Bay, Sunday afternoon. A Coast Guard Air Facility Newport aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter safely hoisted and transported the individuals to the Air Facility. At approximately 4 p.m., the individuals aboard the 14-foot recreational...