Coast Guard, ADEC complete response to vessel grounded near Wrangell, Alaska

Coast Guard, ADEC complete response to vessel grounded near Wrangell, Alaska
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick responds to the grounding of the vessel Deceptive C near Wrangell, Alaska, July 2, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo provided by Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation completed their response...

Coast Guard investigates a 3 vessel fire in Craig, Alaska

Coast Guard investigates a 3 vessel fire in Craig, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is investigating a three-vessel fire aboard the 57-foot fishing vessel Seaborn, 56-foot fishing vessel Pacific Lady and the 49-foot fishing vessel Julia Kae, at a marina in North Cove in Craig, Alaska. The Craig harbormaster and fire department have contained the fire. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Ketchikan investigators are responding to monitor for signs...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 2 from downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 2 from downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska
Ketchikan, AK – Coast Guard, Tribal and local partners responded to an emergency landing of a Beechcraft airplane with two people aboard in the vicinity of Annette Island, Alaska, Friday.Ketchikan Metlakatla police and fire rescue boat crews were first to arrive on scene and transported the two survivors to Metlakatla Clinic for medical care. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Juneau received...

Coast Guard continues response to tug and barge aground in the Tongass Narrows, Alaska

Coast Guard continues response to tug and barge aground in the Tongass Narrows, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard, in partnership with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Southeast Alaska Petroleum Response Organization, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Alaska Commercial Divers continue their response to the tug boat Samson Mariner that ran aground and spilled fuel while towing a barge in the vicinity of Rosa Reef in north Tongass Narrows,...

Coast Guard responds to tug and barge aground in vicinity of Tongass Narrows, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to tug and barge aground in vicinity of Tongass Narrows, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan Response Boat—Medium crew and Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Ketchikan pollution team responded to the tug boat Samson Mariner that ran aground while towing a barge in the vicinity of north Tongass Narrows in Rosa Reef, Alaska, Wednesday evening Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders received notification via VHF-FM radio from...

Coast Guard investigating cruise ship Celebrity Infinity allision in Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard investigating cruise ship Celebrity Infinity allision in Ketchikan, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is investigating the allision of the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity with a pier in Ketchikan, Alaska, Friday. Investigators from Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Ketchikan were called to the scene after the Celebrity Infinity allided with the #3 berth at the Ketchikan cruise ship dock. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center were alerted...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue two from vessel taking on water near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue two from vessel taking on water near Ketchikan, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued two people from a vessel taking on water near Ketchikan, Alaska, Wednesday. A response boat-medium crew from Coast Guard Station Ketchikan transported the two passengers from the fishing vessel Velvet to Ketchikan after they were rescued from their sinking boat by the crew of the fishing vessel William. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard...

Ketchikan, Alaska, designated as “A Coast Guard City”

Ketchikan, Alaska, designated as “A Coast Guard City”
Cmdr. Jack W. Jackson, commanding officer of Coast Guard Base Ketchikan, Bob Siversten, City of Ketchikan council member, Dave Landis, mayor of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough and Rear Adm. Dan Abel, Coast Guard 17th District commander, display the proclamation declaring Ketchikan, Alaska, “A Coast Guard City” during a ceremony in Ketchikan, Jan. 30, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty...

Coast Guard responds to vessel sinking near Wrangell, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to vessel sinking near Wrangell, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Ketchikan personnel are working with responders to assess and mitigate pollution from the 60-foot Silver Bay II that reportedly sank at its moorings at the Wrangell Silver Bay logging sawmill along Zimovia Strait Tuesday. Containment boom has been mobilized around the site of the sinking and the owner of the vessel has hired divers to conduct...