Coast Guard Log Published Oct. 3, 2009
Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot   
October 03, 2009 10:08 am

Wednesday, Sept. 23

1 p.m.: U.S. Coast Guard Station Chetco River received a radio call regarding a pleasure craft that was disabled 100 yards outside the South Jetty. A 47-foot motor lifeboat was launched to assist. Meanwhile, the  engine on the pleasure craft  was restarted so the motor lifeboat escorted the vessel back to its slip.

Thursday, Sept. 24

5:20 a.m.: U.S. Coast Guard Station Chetco River received a phone call regarding a vessel moored at the transient dock that fuel was leaking into its bilge. Approximately 50 gallons was pumped overboard before the bilge pump was secured. Station Chetco River investigated; Port of Brookings-Harbor assisted and  hauled vessel out once the fuel was pumped out into barrels.

Sunday, Sept. 27

5 p.m.: U.S. Coast Guard Station Chetco River received a call from a women claiming her son was stuck on a cliff near Chetco Point. A search and rescue truck was sent to investigate. The determination was made that man was not on a cliff or in immediate danger. Curry County Search and Rescue team assisted the subject.

Tuesday, Sept. 29

5 p.m.: U.S. Coast Guard Station Chetco River launched a 47-foot motor lifeboat to advise the operational boating community of a possible tsunami from the earthquake near Samoa Islands.