Prepared kayaker survives distress situation in Puget Sound near Hood Canal

Prepared kayaker survives distress situation in Puget Sound near Hood Canal
USCG File Photo SEATTLE – A prepared kayaker survived a distress situation Wednesday afternoon during a kayak trip between Brinnon and Seabeck. The kayaker was rescued by good Samaritan boaters in the area and transferred to Kitsap County Fire Department personnel on shore for evaluation. Personnel from the Washington Emergency Operations Center notified the Coast Guard of an electronic position...

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit to conduct exercise on Hood Canal

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit to conduct exercise on Hood Canal
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit – Bangor conduct routine operations along the Hood Canal aboard a 64 foot, Special Purpose Craft-Screening Vessel (SPC-SV). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kenneth G. Takada) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit, Bangor, Wash. is scheduled to conduct an on-water exercise Wednesday...