Coast Guard Maritime Safety Unit Portland established, command changes hands

PORTLAND, Ore. — Capt. Daniel L. LeBlanc took charge of Marine Safety Unit Portland during a ceremony Tuesday.

Marine Safety Unit Portland activation and change of command ceremony

PORTLAND, Ore. — Capt. Daniel L. LeBlanc will relieve Capt. Leonard R. Tumbarello as Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Portland, Ore., in a ceremony being held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Marine Safety Unit Portland.

Coast Guard to create Sector Columbia River Monday

Astoria – The Coast Guard will see the birth of Sector Columbia River when Sector Portland, Ore., combines with Group/Air Station Astoria, Ore., during a ceremony in Astoria, Monday.

Coast Guard Responds to Capsized Barge near Astoria, Ore.

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard is responding to the capsizing of a barge approximately eight miles from the Columbia River bar near Astoria, Ore.

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near La Push, Wash.

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is searching for a 24-year-old fisherman who fell from a crab fishing vessel approximately 20 miles west of La Push, Wash., Sunday.

Hiker rescued from cliff near Seaside, Ore.

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a man from a cliff near Seaside, Ore., Saturday.

Man medically evacuated from cargo ship

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 52-year-old man from a cargo ship 120 miles west of here Saturday.

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire off Wallapa Bay

SEATTLE – Coast Guard crews responded to a boat fire approximately 40 miles from the coast of Wallapa Bay, Wash., Monday.

Coast Guard responds to 60-foot vessel fire

ASTORIA, Ore. – Coast Guard crews responded to a boat fire approximately 10 miles from the coast of Long Beach, Wash., Monday. Coast Guard Group/Air Station Astoria received a call at 4 p.m. from a crewman aboard the 60-foot fishing vessel Portlock reporting that the vessel was on fire. The two crewmembers aboard Portlock were able to relay coordinates to a Coast Guard watchstander before abandoning...