Coast Guard to celebrate annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard to celebrate annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Buoy Tender Roundup file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard 17th District is scheduled to host its annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska, Aug. 14-18. This year’s roundup will include eight U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian buoy tenders, stationed throughout Alaska and the Pacific Northwest for five days of training and maintenance. Participating are the U.S. Coast Guard Cutters...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist vessel taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist vessel taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assists the crew of a fishing vessel, the Kodiak Sockeye, with dewatering pumps after the vessel began taking on water near Knowles Bay, Prince William Sound, Alaska, June 22, 2017.  ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard and good Samaritan crews assisted the crew of the fishing vessel Kodiak Sockeye after the vessel began taking on water near...

Coast Guard to host annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard to host annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard 17th District is scheduled to host its annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska, Aug. 15-19. This year’s roundup will include seven U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian buoy tenders, stationed throughout Alaska and the Pacific Northwest for five days of training and maintenance.  Participating are the U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Maple, Hickory, Fir, Sycamore, Elderberry,...

Coast Guard to host annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard to host annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard 17th District is scheduled to host its week-long annual District Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska, Aug. 3 – 7. This year’s roundup will include seven U.S. Coast Guard buoy tenders, stationed throughout Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, as well as a Canadian coast guard ship, for five days of training and maintenance.  Participating are the U.S....

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Anderson Island near Cordova, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Anderson Island near Cordova, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old woman from Anderson Island in Sheep Bay near Cordova, Alaska, Wednesday morning. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed in Cordova, picked up the woman from a nearby beach and transported her to Providence Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, Alaska. The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore relayed a medevac...

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 suspends search for man near Cordova, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Cordova, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for a missing 33-year-old man in Deep Bay near Cordova, Alaska. Alaska State Wildlife Troopers and personnel from the Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore and Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak searched 17 square miles for total of 21 man-hours throughout Saturday night and Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center...

Coast Guard, Alaska State Wildlife Troopers search for man near Cordova, Alaska

Coast Guard, Alaska State Wildlife Troopers search for man near Cordova, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard personnel and Alaska State Troopers are searching for a 33-year-old man in Deep Bay near Cordova, Sunday. The crew of the Alaska State Wildlife Trooper vessel Churchill and a smallboat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore are on scene. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center received a call via VHF-FM channel 16 Saturday night from a...