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A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued two people from a fishing vessel taking on water approximately 132 miles northwest of Sitka, Alaska, Tuesday morning.

The fishermen sent out a mayday call after losing steering and taking on water while underway on fishing vessel Rosalyn. The men donned their survival suits before abandoning ship.

The helicopter crew hoisted the two men and transported them to Air Station Sitka with no apparent injuries.
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A 23-year-old crewman from a fishing vessel near Sitkinak Island, south of Kodiak, was medevaced by a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew on Friday.

The Jayhawk aircrew safely hoisted the man and rendezvoused with emergency medical services personnel in Kodiak. EMS transferred the man to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center for further care.

The man contacted Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders reporting that he was unable to get back to Kodiak and was suffering from symptoms of diabetic shock. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon who recommended a medevac. Watchstanders requested the launch of the Jayhawk and maintained regular communications with the man until the aircrew arrived on scene.
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The Captain of the Port, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, issued a $100,000 civil penalty Tuesday to a Washington resident who intentionally struck the Washington State Ferry Tokiate with a high-powered blue laser October 22, 2015.

Coast Guard investigating officers determined that Mark Raden of Freeland, was aboard WSF Kitsap transiting between Mukilteo and Clinton when he pointed the laser at the pilot house of the Tokitae, resulting in injuries to the ferry master and chief mate.

Coast Guard officials are seeking civil penalties for violation of a safety and security zone as well as interference with the safe operation of the Tokitae while it transited between Mukilteo and Clinton. The final civil penalty amount will be determined by a Coast Guard Hearing Officer in Arlington, Va.

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A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 23-year-old man from a fishing vessel near Sitkinak Island, south of Kodiak, Friday.

The Jayhawk aircrew safely hoisted the man and rendezvoused with emergency medical services personnel in Kodiak. EMS transferred the man to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center for further care.

The man contacted Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders reporting that he was unable to get back to Kodiak and was suffering from symptoms of diabetic shock. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon who recommended a medevac. Watchstanders requested the launch of the Jayhawk and maintained regular communications with the man until the aircrew arrived on scene.

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A Coast Guard boat crew rescued three fishermen after their vessel took on water and sank less than one mile outside Grays Harbor.

The 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor transported the fishermen to shore, where emergency medical services personnel evaluated one of them for a reported heart condition.

The crew of the 74-foot fishing vessel Privateer called Station Grays Harbor watchstanders via VHF radio channel 16 at 2:26 p.m., stating they were taking on water through an 8-to-12-inch hole and preparing to abandon ship by deploying their life raft and donning immersion suits.

After arriving on scene, the MLB crew attempted to use dewatering pumps on the boat but could not keep up with flooding. The boat crew made the advisement to abandon ship and pulled all three fishermen off the sinking vessel.
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A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a man from a capsized boat about a mile west of Devil’s Punchbowl State Park, Monday morning.

The aircrew safely hoisted the man aboard the MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and transported him to the Air Facility in good condition.

The Dolphin aircrew was in the air patrolling nearby at 11:45 a.m., when members saw a man sitting atop a capsized 16-foot boat. The aircrew deployed a rescue swimmer, and safely hoisted the man into the aircraft. The man was reportedly out fishing when he was knocked over by a wave.

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A man suffering a severe leg injury was rescued on the north jetty of Grays Harbor, Washington.

A Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man and brought him to the Bowerman airport in Hoquiam, Washington, where he was transferred to Airlift Northwest medical personnel for transport to Seattle for further medical care.

The initial report of the injured 41-year-old man came in to personnel at Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor via 911 dispatch. The station personnel relayed the report to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River who directed the launch of the helicopter crew.

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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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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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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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