Coast Guard, locals rescue 3 boaters in Columbia River

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard and Multnomah County Fire Department rescue three people from two different boats Monday near Rooster Rock in the Columbia River. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Portland received a report at 6 p.m. from a person requesting assistance aboard an anchored and disabled 17-foot pleasure craft. Commercial assistance was not Leer másCoast Guard, locals rescue 3 boaters in Columbia River[…]

Coast Guard, Air National Guard conduct long-range joint rescue mission

SAN FRANCISCO —​ The Coast Guard and Air National Guard completed a four-day, long-range, joint rescue mission to medevac a critically injured 39-year-old man aboard a cargo ship located approximately 1,300 miles west of San Francisco,​ Friday.​ The motor vessel Ocean Applaud contacted 11th Coast Guard District command center watchstanders​ Monday​ regarding a crewmember who reportedly Leer másCoast Guard, Air National Guard conduct long-range joint rescue mission[…]

Coast Guard rescues surfer and assists 3 others from Cape Falcon, Oregon

SEATTLE —​ A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter aircrew hoisted a​ surfer in distress​ and assisted three others Saturday afternoon from rocks​ at Cape Falcon near Manzanita, Oregon. At​ 5:15​ p.m.,​ watchstanders​ at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River​ Command Center received a request for assistance from Tillamook County​ dispatch reporting a​ male surfer​ who​ Leer másCoast Guard rescues surfer and assists 3 others from Cape Falcon, Oregon[…]

USCG aircrew member receives award for Hurricane Florence rescues

MCCLELLAN, Calif. — A Coast Guard aircrew member received the Distinguished Flying Cross award Friday at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento for rescues made in North Carolina during 2018’s Hurricane Florence. Petty Officer 2nd Class David Paquin, an aviation survival technician at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for demonstrating Leer másUSCG aircrew member receives award for Hurricane Florence rescues[…]

Coast Guard rescue 2 men from aground vessel in St Mary’s Inlet

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Savannah rescue two men after their fishing vessel ran aground in St Mary’s Inlet, Thursday. The U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene and hoisted the two fishermen to safety. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received a notification via phone Leer másCoast Guard rescue 2 men from aground vessel in St Mary’s Inlet[…]

Coast Guard medevac hiker experiencing symptoms of possible stroke near Coos Bay, OR

COOS BAY, Ore. — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew medevac a hiker experiencing symptoms of a possible stroke Saturday in the Coos Bay area near the Upper Pony Creek Reservoir. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received an agency assistance request from Coos County Sheriff dispatch just before 3 p.m. An Leer másCoast Guard medevac hiker experiencing symptoms of possible stroke near Coos Bay, OR[…]

Coast Guard rescue two kayakers stranded on Anacapa Island

SAN PEDRO, Calif. —​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescue two women kayakers who were stranded on Anacapa Island, Tuesday.​ At approximately 3:00 p.m., 911 dispatchers relayed a call from the kayakers, who were stranded on a rocky​ outcropping, to Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Leer másCoast Guard rescue two kayakers stranded on Anacapa Island[…]

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