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...

Coast Guard rescues surfer from Yaquina Head cliffside

Coast Guard rescues surfer from Yaquina Head cliffside
USCG File Photo NEWPORT, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel and a Lincoln County vertical rescue team rescued a surfer off a cliffside near Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Sunday evening. An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, hoisted the surfer from the cliffside and transported him to the Newport Airport where he was transferred to awaiting emergency medical services. Lincoln...

Coast Guard rescues injured surfer near Agate Beach, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues injured surfer near Agate Beach, Ore.
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued an injured surfer who was stranded on rocks near Agate Beach in Newport, Wednesday morning. The injured surfer was safely hoisted by an aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, and transferred him to Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital located in Newport where...

Coast Guard suspends search for man swept from shore near Cape Perpetua, Ore.

Coast Guard suspends search for man swept from shore near Cape Perpetua, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 27-year-old male who was swept out to sea near Cape Perpetua, Ore., Thursday. Coast Guard  helicopter and boat crews searched for more than 15 hours alongside Oregon State Police and Yachats Fire departments. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received the report via 911 dispatch stating that the man had fallen in the...

Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay crewmember assists mariners near Newport, Ore.

Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay crewmember assists mariners near Newport, Ore.
NEWPORT — A Coast Guardsman from Station Yaquina Bay assisted mariners near the South Beach boat ramp in Newport, Ore., Saturday, when one person fell in the water. After bringing the subject and the vessel safely to the pier, the Coast Guard crew assessed his condition and left him in the care of family members. Coast Guard Sector North Bend watchstanders were notified by one of the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay has busy weekend highlighted by 2 long-distance tows

Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay has busy weekend highlighted by 2 long-distance tows
CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT, Wash. – The Coast Guard 52-foot motor lifeboat Victory on patrol passes the Cape Disappointment lighthouse Feb. 13, 2003. USCG photo by PA3 Kurt Fredrickson NEWPORT, Ore. — Operating a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat and the 52-foot Motor Lifeboat Victory, the crew of Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Blue Shark totaled  40 hours of underway...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from overturned boat in Newport, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues 4 from overturned boat in Newport, Oregon
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued four people from an overturned boat near the entrance to Yaquina Bay in Newport, Saturday morning. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay, pulled the four people, who were not wearing lifejackets, off the hull of the overturned 18-foot aluminum boat and transported them to the nearby Coast Guard station where they were met by emergency...