Coast Guard rescues mariner north of Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues mariner north of Kodiak, Alaska
Sailing vessel Lieveling runs aground near Cape Puget, north of Kodiak, Alaska, Nov. 28, 2016. . U.S. Coast Guard photo. Kodiak – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued a mariner from the grounded sailing vessel Lieveling 209 miles north of Kodiak, Alaska, Monday. The aircrew landed on the beach nearby to embark the mariner and transport him to Seward with no...

Coast Guard, agency partners respond to fuel spill in Cook Inlet, Alaska

Coast Guard, agency partners respond to fuel spill in Cook Inlet, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Personnel from the Coast Guard, Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Department of Conservation, Bureau of Indian Affairs and Cook Inlet Regional Citizen Advisory Council are responding to a report of a landing craft with a punctured fuel tanker on board in southeastern Cook Inlet, south of Port Graham, Saturday. The crew of a 116-foot landing craft, Thor’s...

Coast Guard suspends search after remains of pilot found near Perry Island, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search after remains of pilot found near Perry Island, Alaska
USCG file photoANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing pilot near Perry Island in Prince William Sound after his remains were discovered Wednesday evening. The crew of the Alaska State Trooper vessel Churchhill located and recovered the man’s remains and the wreckage of his Cessna 180 airplane partially submerged along the coast of Culross Island. Coast Guard,...

Coast Guard, partners search for missing pilot near Perry Island, Alaska

Coast Guard, partners search for missing pilot near Perry Island, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard and Air Force assets are searching for a missing pilot near Perry Island in Prince William Sound Tuesday. The 11th Air Force Rescue Coordination Center in Anchorage received a Mayday call from the male pilot of a Cessna 180 airplane Tuesday afternoon. The pilot reported he was having engine trouble and stated he may have to set the plane down. RCC Anchorage contacted...

Coast Guard assists disabled grounded vessel in Prince William Sound

Coast Guard assists disabled grounded vessel in Prince William Sound
JUNEAU, Alaska — Crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang and a Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium assisted the crew of a fishing vessel that ran aground Thursday morning on the south side of Evans Island in Prince William Sound. The Mustang and RB-M crews towed the fishing vessel Eleon safely to port in Chenega Bay. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received an initial...

Coast Guard responds to fire aboard natural gas platform in Cook Inlet, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to fire aboard natural gas platform in Cook Inlet, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard launched several assets in response to a report of a fire on board a natural gas drill platform in Cook Inlet Thursday. The Coast Guard diverted a Coast Guard Hercules HC-130 crew and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew to conduct an overflight of the Baker Platform in Cook Inlet, near Nikiski. The Coast Guard also launched the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang and the...

Coast Guard, multiple agencies searching for man overboard in Port of Anchorage

Coast Guard, multiple agencies searching for man overboard in Port of Anchorage
Anchorage – The Coast Guard and multiple agencies are searching for a man who fell into the water near the Port of Anchorage Sunday. The 28-year-old man reportedly fell into the water from a skiff while trying to transfer to the tug Sam B. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center received a call just before midnight Sunday from personnel onboard the tug Sam B after the...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Seward, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Seward, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued two stranded mariners from a beach near Seward, Friday. The men were hoisted and safely delivered to Seward by the Jayhawk crew after their 22-foot vessel capsized in Resurrection Bay. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 17th District command center in Juneau received a call Thursday night from a 911 emergency...

Coast Guard rescues stranded hikers near Seward, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues stranded hikers near Seward, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Cutter Mustang small boat crew rescued three stranded hikers from Tonsina Point, five miles south of Seward, Sunday. The cutter’s small boat crew located the uninjured hikers at the point and transported them to Seward. The hikers left Seward on a walk late Saturday evening with only a half-gallon of water and a few snacks. During the night the tide came in and stranded...