Steadfast crew returns from summer patrol

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returned home here Tuesday after a successful 41-day multi-mission deployment, patrolling more than 4,000 nautical miles and conducting 22 at-sea boardings of commercial fishing vessels. Enforcing the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Act, as well as federal and state fisheries regulations, the crew terminated one fishing vessel with a...

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water near Astoria

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard responded to a fishing vessel taking on water 40 miles west of Astoria, Ore., today. The Coast Guard was notified of the incident at approximately 8:50 a.m. when it was reported the fishing vessel Mary L was taking on water with one person aboard. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast and an HH-60 helicopter crew from Air Station Astoria were dispatched to the...