Triumph tows disabled dragger through deep draft bar

Triumph tows disabled dragger through deep draft bar
A Coast Guard boat crew aboard the Triumph II, a 52-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard Cape Disappointment, conducting a tow off the Pacific Northwest coast, Dec. 10, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Fishler ILWACO, Wash. — The Coast Guard towed a 58-foot fishing vessel after the crew lost use of their main engine about 17 miles west of Willapa Bay, Sunday. A boat...

Good Samaritan, Coast Guard rescue 5 people on the Columbia River Bar

Good Samaritan, Coast Guard rescue 5 people on the Columbia River Bar
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Good Samaritan and Coast Guard crews rescued five people and recoverd one person from a capsized boat on the Columbia River Bar, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River watchstanders received a call, at 9:19 a.m., from the crew of the 27-foot vessel Teresa D, stating that they had witnessed a 25-foot aluminum guide boat capsize on the Columbia River Bar with people in the water...

Coast Guard Sector Columbia River closes Columbia River bar

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Capt. of the Port of Portland, Ore., has closed the Columbia River bar, Saturday, due to hazardous conditions. The bar closure is for all vessels and any request to transit the bars prior to re-opening must be approved by the Capt. of the Port, Portland. Mariners may contact the Coast Guard on VHF-FM Channel 16 for further information or to request crossing. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard closes Yaquina Bay, Columbia River bars

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Columbia River, in Astoria issued the closure of the Yaquina Bay bar and the Columbia River bar, due to hazardous conditions Sunday. The bar closure applies to all vessels and any request to transit the bars prior to reopening must be approved by the COTP, Sector Columbia River. Mariners may contact the Coast Guard on VHF-FM Channel...

Coast Guard closes Columbia River bar entrance due to hazardous weather

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Columbia River, in Astoria, Ore., issued the closure of the Columbia River, Ore., bar entrance due to hazardous conditions at approximately 9 p.m., Monday. The bar closure applies to all vessels and any request to transit the bars prior to reopening must be approved by the COTP, Sector Columbia River. Mariners may contact the Coast Guard...