Coast Guard crew medevacs vessel captain near Gold Beach, Ore.

Coast Guard crew medevacs vessel captain near Gold Beach, Ore.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Preiser, a boatwain’s mate and certified EMT from Coast Guard Station Chetco River, provides emergency medical care for a fishing vessel captain 27 miles off Gold Beach, Ore., July 10, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kodi Curles.) WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard boatcrew medevaced a fishing vessel captain reportedly suffering from a stroke...

Coast Guard announces opening of Rogue River Search and Rescue Detachment

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard opened its seasonal Rogue River Search and Rescue (SAR) Detachment in Gold Beach, Ore., Friday. Station Rogue River is an extension of Station Chetco River operated on a seasonal basis from Memorial Day weekend to early fall. The detachment will operate both the 47-foot motor lifeboat and a 23-foot utility boat. The Coast Guard asks boaters to pay close...

Coast Guard recovers two men from the sea off of Crescent City, Calif.

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – The U.S. Coast Guard hoisted two fishermen from the water after they were forced to abandon ship when it started taking on water 22 miles west of Crescent City, Calif., Thursday afternoon.

Coast Guard tows fishing vessel into Crescent City Harbor

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. – Coast Guard units towed a sinking fishing vessel safely into Crescent City Harbor Wednesday afternoon after the vessel's crew reported taking on water less than a mile south of the harbor.

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Brookings Oregon

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard responded to an approximately 50-foot recreational vessel taking on water offshore of Brookings, Ore., 2:50 p.m. Tuesday.

Coast Guard rescues 15-year-old boy from Tam Bark Point

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a 15-year-old boy from a cliff north of Chetco River, Ore., Sunday.

Coast Guard Responding to Disabled Pleasure Boat off St. George Reef

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – The Coast Guard is currently responding to a report of a disabled pleasure craft off Saint George, CA. The 27 foot vessel, which has two people on board, has become disabled and is drifting within 1 mile of the reef.

Coast Guard reminds boaters about remote activated fog signals

SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard reminds boaters that the Chetco River, Ore., South Jetty fog horn is now a user activated signal, an advance made under the new Coast Guard Short Range Aids to Navigation Strategic Plan. Visibility detectors and remote activated phone line switches were problematic, sometimes causing continuous operation of the fog signal, which resulted in numerous complaints from...

Coast Guard Assists Ecuadorian Tall Ship

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Chetco River, Ore., came to the aid of the Ecuadorian tall ship Guayas at approximately 11 p.m. Friday as the 151-person crew of the vessel sought shelter from 15-foot seas and 40-knot winds while transiting from Panama to Victoria, Canada. Coast Guard Group North Bend, Ore., received radio contact from the 257-foot tall ship requesting navigational...