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Official USCG Pacific Northwest Twitter account. This is not an emergency communication channel. If you are in distress, use VHF Ch. 16 or dial 911.
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USCGPacificNorthwest Sep 12
Maritime Safety and Security Team - Seattle began deployment of personnel and assets to Alaska in support of Naval operations, Wednesday.
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USCGPacificNorthwest Sep 12
The will establish a 3-day safety zone starting Friday to assist with salvage efforts of a sunken tug on the . Full press release:
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USCGPacificNorthwest Sep 11
Members from Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound and memorialized those lost in the attacks on 9/11 this morning. The will .
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USCGPacificNorthwest Sep 9
Marine Safety Unit Portland is working closely with Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to respond to the Bonneville Lock closure. Vessel traffic is being closely monitored while repair work continues. Link to story:
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USCGPacificNorthwest Sep 4
has suspended searches for two people reported to be in the water near Mercer Island in Lake Washington Tuesday night. Please call the Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound Command Center at 206-217-6001 with any information that can help locate them. Link:
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USCGPacificNorthwest Sep 3
rescued a man stranded on the rocks below “God’s Thumb” north of Lincoln City, Monday. A USCG Air Facility Newport MH-65 rescue helicopter crew responded by hoisting the man off the cliffs and returning him safely to the shore without any injuries reported.
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 30
, , & industry partners capped off a week of classroom training, field exercises today at the Oil Spill Control Course in . Agencies trained on oil spill clean up methods.
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 30
reminds boaters to be safe this . Stay alert, have proper safety equipment, and DO NOT operate a vessel while intoxicated. and local law enforcement will be on patrol. Find tips here:
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 29
Congrats to Cmdr. Nikolas Anderson. He is the newest recipient of the Witherspoon Inspirational Leadership Award for the . He exemplifies core values and works diligently to serve the American public.
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 28
The highlighted the hard work crew members from Aspen have been putting in during their month long deployment to the . Full article:
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 27
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. Link:
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 24
medevaced a 10-year-old boy with burns Friday night from Toleak Point, Wash. A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 rescue helicopter crew airlifted the boy and his mother to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles. Read the full story here:
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 21
crews reschedule exercise on Hood Canal, Wash. to Thursday. Full press release:
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 19
Maritime Force Protection Unit will conduct drill on Dabob Bay this Wednesday 9 am to 2 pm. No live ammunition will be used. Notice to mariners to be sent before, during and after completion of exercise.
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 17
coordinates multi-agency rescue of 10 people aboard yacht run aground taking on water near South Beach, Island. Commercial salvage is towing yacht to Seattle.
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 17
, partner agencies responding to 48-ft yacht run aground taking on water w/ 11 people aboard off Bainbridge Island.
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 17
Station Yaquina Bay 52-ft Motor Lifeboat Victory crew completes 8-hr tow of disabled FV Sea Master to Bay.
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 17
52-ft Motor Lifeboat "Victory" crew responds to 60-ft fishing vessel in distress 80 miles off Bay. Update to follow.
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 16
Recovery of fallen containers in Waterway scheduled to begin Monday. HAZMAT response measures taken; no reports of environmental impact.
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USCGPacificNorthwest Aug 16
Replying to @JenKOMOProducer
Additional information will be included in updates.
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