Coast Guard Log published Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009

By The Curry Coastal Pilot September 12, 2009 06:00 am

Thursday, Sept. 3

10:02 a.m.: U.S. Coast Guard Station Chetco River received a telephone call from a man stating his friend went fishing the night before and called him this morning stating that he was OK but had to jump into the ocean and swim to shore. A 25-foot rescue boat was launched and a shore party was dispatched to search for the vessel master. The rescue boat found the vessel near Lone Ranch but it was irretrievable due to proximity to rocks and shoals. The master had found his own way to the station.

Friday, Sept. 4

8:35 a.m.: U.S. Coast Guard Station Chetco River assisted the Curry County Sheriff’s Department in the arrest of a possible suicidal man. The man ran into the ocean with a gun. Station launched a 25-foot rescue boat to assist. The man eventually gave himself up to the sheriff’s deputies.

Saturday, Sept. 5

8:10 a.m.: U.S. Coast Guard Station Chetco River received a phone call from the pleasure craft Dolly O II that it was disabled. The station launched 47-foot motor lifeboat and towed the craft back to Brookings Harbor.

Sunday, Sept. 6

2:39 p.m.: U.S. Coast Guard Station Chetco River responded to a 15-foot vessel disabled at the jetty tips and towed it back into port.

3:59 p.m.: U.S. Coast Guard Station Chetco River launched a 47-foot motor lifeboat in pursuit of a vessel with seven people on board crossing a restricted bar. The motor lifeboat escorted the vessel back to the boat ramp.