Coast Guard suspends search for man reported missing north of Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for man reported missing north of Sitka, Alaska
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska –The Coast Guard suspended their search Monday night for a man reported missing approximately 30 miles north of Sitka in Peril Strait. Missing is Sean Paffenbarger. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, the crew...

Coast Guard responds to emergency distress signal about 30 miles north of Sitka

Coast Guard responds to emergency distress signal about 30 miles north of Sitka
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, along with the Alaska State Troopers and Sitka Mountain Rescue, are searching for a missing male in response to an emergency distress signal activated from an inReach device approximately 30 miles north of Sitka in Peril Strait, Sunday afternoon. Missing is Sean Paffenbarger. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60...

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick crew conducts joint operations with Customs and Border Protection

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick crew conducts joint operations with Customs and Border Protection
A crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick conducts joint customs operations with a Customs and Border Protection enforcement officer aboard the cutters smallboat five miles offshore of Dixon Entrance Feb. 17, 2018.  Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard. JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick conducted joint customs operations with a Customs and Border Protection enforcement...

Ketchikan based Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick receives Hopley Yeaton award

Ketchikan based Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick receives Hopley Yeaton award
Members of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick alongside the parents of it’s commanding officer, receive the 2017 Hopley Yeaton Cutter Excellence Award (small cutter). Photo courtesy of United States Coast Guard. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Douglas Munro Chapter of the Surface Navy Association awarded the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick with the 2017 Hopley Yeaton Cutter Excellence...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 near Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick file photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search Wednesday evening for the two men after their 10-foot skiff capsized in the Gastineau Channel. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crews, Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick smallboat crews, Coast Guard Station Juneau smallboat crews and multiple local agencies searched 58 square miles in the Gastineau...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing after 3 rescued near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing after 3 rescued near Juneau, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew searches the Gastineau Channel in Juneau, Alaska, for two men in the water after their skiff capsized Dec. 6, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for two people after their 10-foot skiff capsized in Gastineau Channel near Juneau, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard, Kake SAR assist stranded vessel near Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard, Kake SAR assist stranded vessel near Kake, Alaska
A Coast Guard small-boat crew transfers tow of the 36-foot vessel Viking Queen to the Cutter John McCormick in Elena Bay, 50 miles southwest of Kake, Alaska, July 16, 2017. The crew of the John McCormick and a Kake Search and Rescue crew responded to the vessel after it became disabled and stranded. U.S. Coast Guard photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Crews from the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick and Kake...

Coast Guard, Hydaburg SAR search for 20-year-old man near Hydaburg, Alaska

Coast Guard, Hydaburg SAR search for 20-year-old man near Hydaburg, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard and Hydaburg Search and Rescue crews are searching for a 20-year-old man overdue from an 18-foot skiff near Hydaburg, Alaska, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick and Anacapa, and numerous Hydaburg SAR boat crews are searching for Frances Charles...

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue 4 after tug runs aground near Sitka

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue 4 after tug runs aground near Sitka
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska- A Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick smallboat crew and an Alaska State Trooper boat crew rescued four people from the tug, 18 Eagles, after it ran aground on Vitskari Rocks, near Sitka, Saturday. The McCormick and AST crews arrived on scene and dewatered the tug. The AST crew towed the tug and crew to Sitka. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders...