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WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard air crew rescued three men who became stranded after walking about a mile out onto the Columbia River South Jetty, Thursday.
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria in Warrenton hoisted the men and safely transported to them to emergency medical personnel for evaluation at the station. Continue reading

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NORTH BEND, Ore. – The Coast Guard suspended the search for the master of the fishing trawler Patty A J, a vessel that capsized between the Coos Bay Bar jetties near Charleston, Wednesday.
The search was suspended at 7 p.m. after two MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend and two 47-foot Motor Life Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Coos Bay searched for 11 hours in conjunction with divers from the Bandon and Airport Dive Team. Continue reading

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Coast Guard crews are searching for a missing man after the 62-foot fishing trawler Patty A J capsized between the Coos Bay Bar jetties near Charleston, Wednesday.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend and two 47-foot Motor Life Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Coos Bay are actively searching the area for the missing fisherman after a good Samaritan rescued three of the four people on board and transported them to emergency medical personnel waiting at Charleston Marina. Continue reading

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WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued four people from an overturned boat near the entrance to Yaquina Bay in Newport, Saturday morning.
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay, pulled the four people, who were not wearing lifejackets, off the hull of the overturned 18-foot aluminum boat and transported them to the nearby Coast Guard station where they were met by emergency medical services, who treated them for minor injuries and transported them to Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital. Continue reading

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A Coast Guard aircrew rescued five people, including three children, who were stranded on Long Island, Washington Sunday.
The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, from Air Station Astoria, landed on Long Island around noon and transferred two men and three children, who were reportedly in good condition but cold and wet, to emergency medical responders at the air station at 12:20 p.m. Continue reading

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Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Depoe Bay towed the three person crew of a commercial fishing vessel in distress and have been safeguarding them near Yaquina Bay since 2 a.m. Thursday, unable to cross the Yaquina Bay bar as 20-foot seas continue to thrash the Oregon coast.

Due to a Captain of the Port closure restricting movement across the Yaquina Bay bar, two 47-foot Motor Life Boat crews are on standby with the fishing vessel Ms. Nicani until local weather clears, which is expected to be late Thursday evening or Friday morning.

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Coast Guard rescued three men after the 57-foot F/V Bergen washed onto the rocks in Squalicum Harbor, Thursday morning.

The three men were safely transported to Station Bellingham, and one was taken to PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center after exhibiting signs of hypothermia and reportedly suffering a foot injury.

The master of the vessel issued a mayday call on VHF-FM channel 16 at 5:30 a.m., reporting that the vessel had broken away from the pier and was washed onto the rocks and sinking near Squalicum Harbor. Station Bellingham personnel launched aboard two 45-foot Response Boat-Mediums. Rescue personnel arrived on scene and found the three men clinging to the sinking vessel, two of whom were wearing immersion suits.

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Three commercial fishing vessels operating throughout Puget Sound were ordered to return to port Wednesday after Coast Guard boarding teams discovered multiple safety violations.

Following the boardings, the three crews were sent back to port to correct deficiencies and complete a satisfactory dockside safety examination with Coast Guard personnel.

In the first instance, a boarding team reported several safety discrepancies on the 27-foot commercial fishing vessel Wendy Sue, including insufficient fire extinguishers, no documentation and no sound-producing device.

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WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued three men from the banks of the Necanicum River near Seaside, after the men capsized their kayaks, Wednesday evening.

The three men ages 17, 18 and 20 were rescued by a Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, who safely delivered them to EMS personnel at Seaside Airport who then were taken to Seaside Providence Hospital with symptoms related to hypothermia.
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Coast Guard personnel from Sector Puget Sound’s Incident Management Division and Washington Department of Ecology are responding to the report of a 26-foot cabin cruiser partially submerged around 50 feet from shore near Richmond Beach, Monday afternoon.

With an unknown amount of fuel onboard and pollution responders reported the smell of diesel fuel in the vicinity and contracted Global Diving and Salvage to survey the vessel and remove any fuel onboard.

A Station Seattle boatcrew was underway for a possible search and rescue case at 9 a.m., when they notified IMD personnel that the vessel appeared to be derelict and drifting toward shore near Richmond Beach. Pollution responders notified the Washington Department of Ecology and arrived on scene at 11:40 a.m.