The crew of a fishing vessel rescued two men from the water near buoy 24 in Grays Harbor, Washington, Sunday. The men, one 72-year-old and one 53-year-old, both Tacoma residents, were safely transferred to a Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor crew aboard a 25-foot Response Boat-Small, and taken to the station where they were met […]Continue Reading ...
The Coast Guard assisted boaters aboard a 26-foot recreational vessel that ran aground near Grays Harbor in Westport, Wash., Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor received a distress call from a good Samaritan on VHF-FM Channel 16, who reported a boat with four people aboard had run aground on the south jetty near Grays Harbor, […]Continue Reading ...
WESTPORT, Wash. – A 131-foot fish processing vessel erupted into flames early Saturday morning. The Coast Guard reports the master of The Juno was aboard at the time, and was not hurt. The cause of the fire is under investigation, and no injuries were reported. The Westport Fire department said the fire was reported at […]Continue Reading ...
GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY, Wash. – A crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore., medically evacuated a 25 year-old woman who was eight months pregnant, from a Coast Guard 47-foot motor lifeboat 20 miles west of Grays Harbor, Wash., Sunday, July 25, 2010.
Coast Guard Group Astoria received a call at 10:55 a.m. that a woman had gone into labor aboard a 24-foot vessel and launched an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Astoria and a 47-motor lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor.
The woman was transferred to the motor lifeboat before being hoisted by the helicopter crew and transported to Grays Harbor Community Hospital.
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SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard medically evacuated an injured crewmember from a fishing vessel 30 miles west of Grays Harbor, Wash., Wednesday. Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor in Westport, Wash., received a medevac request on VHF-FM Channel 16 at approximately 7:13 p.m for a crewmember who had reportedly suffered a head injury aboard the Shirley R. A […]Continue Reading ...
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.
The formation of Sector Columbia River is part of an initiative commonly referred to as “sectorization,” part of a nationwide effort to consolidate the many responsibilities, missions and jurisdictions within the Coast Guard. The move is also aimed at increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of Coast Guard personnel and assets.Continue Reading ...
WESTPORT, Wash. – The Coast Guard rescued four people from a jetty after their boat ran aground at Grays Harbor, Wash., Saturday.
The Coast Guard recieved a distress message from the four people aboard the 18-foot, fiber glass pleasure craft at approximately 8 a.m. after their boat had run aground on the jetty. Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor launched a ground party, a 47-foot motor lifeboat crew and a 25-foot response boat crew to the scene.
The ground party reached the jetty and managed to safely escort the four people off of the rocks, and the boat crews stayed on scene until the pleasure craft came off the jetty. The vessel was then towed into Westport, Wash. There were no injuries reported.Continue Reading ...
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