Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles transfers command

PORT ANGELES, Wash. – Cmdr. Joan Snaith relieved Cmdr. Michael S. Jackson as the new commanding officer of Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles Friday during a change of command ceremony. Snaith is the unit’s 43rd commanding officer and will be responsible for overseeing operational responsibilities of the Air Station including; Search and Leer másCoast Guard Air Station Port Angeles transfers command[…]

A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescue 4 people off Cape Flattery

SEATTLE​ — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted​ three adults and one child​ to safety late Tuesday night from a cliff side​ near Cape Flattery. Watchstanders​ at Coast Guard​ Sector​ Puget Sound command​ center received a​ distress call on VHF-channel 16 at 10 p..m. from the captain of a disabled 28-foot vessel stating they were​ beginning to drift near​ the cliffs Leer másA Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescue 4 people off Cape Flattery[…]

Coast Guard medevac injured hiker near Olympic National Park

SEATTLE – A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevac (medical evacuation) an injured hiker yesterday Saturday near Olympic National Park.​ The 26-year-old man reportedly fractured his ankle while hiking on the Duckabush Trial, west of Hood Canal. He reportedly crawled for eight hours before his phone acquired adequate signal to call 911. A Jefferson Leer másCoast Guard medevac injured hiker near Olympic National Park[…]

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs 71-year-old man of the cruise ship Norwegian Joy

PORT ANGELES, Wash. – A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated an ill man late Monday night off the cruise ship Norwegian Joy, which was operating 20 miles off the coast of Cape Flattery.​ An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Sector Field Office/Air Station Port Angeles hoisted a 71-year-old man reportedly suffering heart complications and transported Leer másCoast Guard aircrew medevacs 71-year-old man of the cruise ship Norwegian Joy[…]

Coast Guard rescues boy stranded at Salt Creek Recreational Area

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a 12-year-old boy Monday afternoon stranded on the rocks at Salt Creek Recreation Area in Port Angeles. A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted the boy from the rocks and transported him to safety. At 12:53 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Port Angeles Leer másCoast Guard rescues boy stranded at Salt Creek Recreational Area[…]

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