Coast Guard, locals rescue 3 boaters in Columbia River

Coast Guard, locals rescue 3 boaters in Columbia River
US Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard and Multnomah County Fire Department rescued three people from two different boats Monday near Rooster Rock in the Columbia River. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Portland received a report at 6 p.m. from a person requesting assistance aboard an anchored and disabled 17-foot pleasure craft. Commercial assistance...

Coast Guard assists sinking fishing boat off Key West

Coast Guard assists sinking fishing boat off Key West
The captain of the fishing boat Kayden Nicole talks to a Station Key West boat crew about 40 miles off the coast of Key West, Aug. 31, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Key West boat crew assisted the 73-foot commercial fishing boat, Kayden Nicole, after it started taking on water about 46 miles northwest of Key West on Monday. The Kayden Nicole’s emergency positioning...

Coast Guard rescues surfer and assists 3 others from Cape Falcon, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues surfer and assists 3 others from Cape Falcon, Ore.
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a surfer in distress and assisted three others Saturday afternoon from rocks at Cape Falcon near Manzanita, Oregon. At 5:15 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center received a request for assistance from Tillamook County dispatch reporting a male surfer who was...

Coast Guard rescues 6 from overturned vessel

Coast Guard rescues 6 from overturned vessel
The aircrew and six rescued mariners stand beside an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter at Air Station Elizabeth City, August 16, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued six mariners after their vessel capsized in adverse weather 16 miles east of Cape Henry Sunday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Fifth District Command Center received an alert that a personal locator beacon...

Coast Guard rescues 3 men 18 miles east of Ponce de Leon Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 3 men 18 miles east of Ponce de Leon Inlet
The boat crew from Station Ponce de Leon Inlet arrived on scene and took the disabled vessel in tow to Station Ponce de Leon Inlet, Florida, August 11, 2020. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk crew located the vessel and vectored in a 45-foot Response Boat — Medium crew from Coast Guard Guard Station Ponce de Leon Inlet. ( U.S. Coast Guard Photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast...

Coast Guard searching after fishing vessel floods 85 miles off Cape Flattery, WA

Coast Guard searching after fishing vessel floods 85 miles off Cape Flattery, WA
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued one fisherman from a lifeboat early Tuesday morning after a 66-foot commercial fishing boat began to take on water about 85 miles offshore of Cape Flattery with three people aboard. Watchstanders at multiple Coast Guard units received a VHF radio hail for help at about 2 a.m. from a...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel near St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel near St. Paul, Alaska
Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew hoisted a pregnant crewmember from a fishing vessel 200 miles northwest of St. Paul, Alaska, Saturday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the passenger to commercial services in Cold Bay for further medical care. Saturday morning, District 17 Command Center...

Coast Guard rescues hiker injured by falling boulder

Coast Guard rescues hiker injured by falling boulder
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard medevaced a male hiker from Iron Cap Mountain Sunday night after a boulder rolled over him resulting in serious injury. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Sector Puget Sound received an agency assist request from King County emergency management officials at about 4 p.m. Sunday concerning a hiker who sustained...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs man from fishing vessel near Sitka

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs man from fishing vessel near Sitka
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 24-year-old male off a fishing vessel near Baranof Island in Sitka, Saturday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted and transported the patient to awaiting emergency medical service personnel in Sitka. The initial call to Coast Guard Sector...