Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur tows disabled vessel, crew to Yakutat, Alaska

Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur tows disabled vessel, crew to Yakutat, Alaska
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur tows the 36-foot vessel Ruby Dawn and its crew after it became disabled southwest of Icy Bay, Sept. 12, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo JUNEAU, Alaska— The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur towed the 36-foot vessel Ruby Dawn and its crew to Yakutat, Alaska, Tuesday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people and 3 dogs near Montague Island, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 people and 3 dogs near Montague Island, Alaska
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, gathers with two people and a dog they rescued after the boaters kayaked to Montague Island, Alaska, when their 34-foot vessel began taking on water, Sept. 8, 2017.. U.S. Coast Guard photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to Cordova, and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur rescued two people and...

Unified command established in response to potential pollution from fishing vessel Akutan

Unified command established in response to potential pollution from fishing vessel Akutan
UNALASKA, Alaska – The U.S. Coast Guard, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and the city of Unalaska established a unified command in response to potential pollution from the fishing vessel Akutan near Unalaska, Alaska, Friday. Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, the State of Alaska, the city of Unalaska and Resolve Marine Services, a salvage and repair company, are coordinating...

Coast Guard attends Operation Arctic Guardian oil spill response seminar

Coast Guard attends Operation Arctic Guardian oil spill response seminar
Community members listen while a member of Alaska Chadux Corporation, alongside the Coast Guard, makes opening remarks prior to an oil spill equipment deployment demonstration in Utqiaġvik, Alaska, July 27, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard members from the 17th District Response Advisory Team and National Strike Force Pacific...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist rescue of 4 from capsized vessel near Raspberry Island, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist rescue of 4 from capsized vessel near Raspberry Island, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and good Samaritans assisted with the rescue of the captain and three crew members Monday from a capsized fishing vessel in the Kupreanof Strait near Raspberry Island. The crew of the fishing vessel Calista Marie arrived on scene and rescued...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel captain in the vicinity of Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel captain in the vicinity of Prince William Sound, Alaska
MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Cordova, Alaska, medevaced the captain of the fishing vessel Coventina from a beach in the vicinity of Prince William Sound, Alaska, Saturday. The Jayhawk crew landed on the island, brought the injured captain aboard and transferred him to Cordova where local emergency medical services...

Coast Guard responds to report of 4 fishing vessels taking on water near Dillingham, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to report of 4 fishing vessels taking on water near Dillingham, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of four fishing vessels taking on water Monday in vicinity of Nushagak Bay near Dillingham. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received a report Monday morning that four commercial fishing vessels engaged in salmon fishing began taking on water and became partially submerged in separate incidents. Three good Samaritan vessels and crews recovered...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man and woman reported missing from the fishing vessel Miss Destinee that capsized in Marmot Bay, Thursday morning. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews, the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman and Chandeleur, a Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Kodiak boat crew, as well as pararescueman...

Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, Alaska, conducts change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, Alaska, conducts change of command ceremony
Capt. Sean Mackenzie (right) relieves Capt. Paul Albertson as commander of Coast Guard Sector Anchorage June 30, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Bill Colclough. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Capt. Sean MacKenzie relieved Capt. Paul Albertson as commander of Coast Guard Sector Anchorage during a change of command and retirement ceremony Friday at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage. MacKenzie...