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Motor Lifeboat Station Quillayute River


Helo and cutter rescue mission The station is located in La Push, Wa, on the Quileute Indian Reservation. La Push is approximately four hours west of Seattle, and five and a half hours NW of Portland Or. Station Quillayute River is one of 21 Coast Guard Surf Stations. Our primary boats are two 47-foot Motor Life Boats, a 25-foot Response Boat and a 16-foot Jet Sled. Our primary missions are search and rescue and law enforcement.

Station Quillayute River’s area of responsibility stretches north 18 miles to Umatilla Reef, south 45 miles to the Queets River, and west 50 nautical miles offshore. The crew of approximately 30 personnel consists of Boatswains Mates, Machinery Technicians, Food Service Specialists, Seamen and Firemen. The crew currently stands Port and Starboard duty, two on, two off with sliding weekends.

Reporting Aboard

All Hands are expected to report in their Bravo uniform unless otherwise arranged with the command. It is preferred that new arrivals report Monday - Friday, between 0700 and 2200.

Last Modified 4/8/2016