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Salem-News.com (Aug-16-2014 20:11)
Coast Guard Rescues Stranded Kayaker on Oregon CoastSalem-News.com Staff
“He set himself up for success by having all of the right safety gear,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Burgard.
(CAPE FALCON, Ore. ) -
A Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Astoria, Oregon, hoisted a kayaker who was stranded on the rocks near Cape Falcon, Oregon, Saturday afternoon.
Salem-News.com (Aug-11-2014 20:23)
Injured Hiker Rescued From Mount Saint HelensSalem-News.com Staff
The isolated location of where the individual sustained his injury made it difficult for emergency responders to rescue him.
(MOUNT SAINT HELENS, Wash.) -
A Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued a 40-year-old Kelso, Washington, resident who suffered a leg injury while hiking 4,100 feet up Mount St. Helens, Monday.
Salem-News.com (Aug-10-2014 16:44)
Teens Trapped by High Tide RescuedSalem-News.com Staff
“Hikers who get stranded by the incoming tide is all to common an occurrence,” said Mark Dobney, command duty officer at Sector Columbia River.
(CANNON BEACH, Ore. ) -
The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of two teenagers stranded near Cannon Beach Sunday.
Salem-News.com (Jun-29-2014 18:45)
Kayaker Pulled Out of Pacific Ocean Near Cascade HeadSalem-News.com Staff
Both kayakers were wearing survival gear, including dry suits, life jackets and survival vests.
(NEWPORT, Ore. ) -
A Coast Guard Aircrew from Air Facility Newport rescued a male kayaker in the Pacific Ocean near Cascade Head, Oregon, Saturday morning.
Salem-News.com (May-12-2011 23:07)
False Maritime Distress Calls Affect USCG, Taxpayers, and Mariners in DistressSalem-News.com
The Coast Guard must remain vigilant and take all distress calls seriously.
John W. Graham, 37, of Seattle, was indicted, Wednesday, by a federal grand jury for three counts of making false statements related to phony reports of a vessel in distress.
Salem-News.com (May-12-2011 21:05)
Breaching Whale Strikes Sailboat Near AstoriaTim King Salem-News.com
Nobody was injured, the vessel had been participating in the Oregon International Offshore Race to Victoria, B.C.
(ASTORIA, Ore.) -
A sailboat was struck by a breaching whale near the coast of Astoria, Thursday. The vessel and its crew were taking part in a race to Victoria, B.C., when the whale surfaced.
Salem-News.com (Apr-23-2011 10:15)
Cargo Vessel Strikes Pier, Two Barges in ClatskanieSalem-News.com
No pollution or injuries were reported, but one of the barges was pushed to shore by tugboat after papermill staff determined it might sink.
(ASTORIA, Ore.) -
A cargo vessel carrying lumber struck a pier and two barges damaging a building at the Wauna Georgia Pacific papermill in Clatskanie, Ore., Friday.
Salem-News.com (Feb-24-2011 17:34)
Ghost Ship on Indian Ocean FoundSalem-News.com
Ghost-ship MV Esperznza recovered by Seychelles government.
(KENYA (ECOP-MARINE)) -
Sailors aboard the USS Sterett rescued the crew off the M/V Esperanza in December 2010 - after not having been able to repair the engine properly. He didn't mention, what the Government of the Seychelles had to say about it:
Salem-News.com (Jan-31-2011 22:27)
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Detected in Oil Leaking from Derelict VesselSalem-News.com
A primary and secondary containment area has now been established around the vessel.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
Follow up tests of oil samples taken from a 431-foot derelict vessel, Davy Crockett, have detected low levels of PCBs.
Salem-News.com (Dec-15-2010 21:54)
Coast Guard Medically Evacuates Man Who Fell From CliffSalem-News.com
The man was hoisted and transported to Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay.
(ASTORIA, Ore) -
The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 20-year-old man who fell from a cliff south of Bastendorf Beach near Coos Bay , Ore., Wednesday.