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 medevacs woman with head injury in Stephens Passage, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman with head injury in Stephens Passage, Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 FIle Photo JUNEAU, Alaska— A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an 81-year-old female with a head injury from the 112-foot cruise ship Island Spirit, in the vicinity of Stephens Passage, Alaska, Friday night. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the woman and transported her to awaiting EMS personnel in Juneau. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard...

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...

Coast Guard boatcrew rescues man, dog from sinking homemade watercraft in Juneau

Coast Guard boatcrew rescues man, dog from sinking homemade watercraft in Juneau
JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau small boat crew rescued a 32-year-old man after his homemade water craft began taking on water in Gastineau channel near Juneau, Wednesday. The station’s 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew deemed the inflatable, duct taped craft unsafe and transferred the man, his dog and the craft to Douglas Harbor in Juneau. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders...

Coast Guard boatcrew and EMTs medevac woman near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard boatcrew and EMTs medevac woman near Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat – Medium file photo JUNEAU, Alaska— A Coast Guard Station Juneau smallboat crew and two Capital City Fire/Rescue EMTs transported a woman experiencing breathing complications from the cruise ship Regatta, near Juneau, Tuesday. The station’s 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew transported the woman to awaiting emergency personnel in Juneau. Coast...

Coast Guard, state continue to monitor sunken tug vessel Powhatan in Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard, state continue to monitor sunken tug vessel Powhatan in Sitka, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Sitka and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation continue to monitor the out-of-service tug Powhatan that sank at a pier in Sitka, April 19. A crane barge that will be used to hoist the Powhatan is on its way from Seattle and expected to arrive in Sitka Saturday. The evolution to raise the tug is expected to take up to 10 days. After...

Coast Guard rescues paddle boarder near Wrangell, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues paddle boarder near Wrangell, Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 FIle Photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued a 17-year-old injured paddle boarder near Wrangell, Alaska, Sunday evening. The helicopter crew hoisted and transported the paddle boarder to local emergency medical services personnel in Wrangell. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a request for Coast Guard assistance...

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 rescues hiker from Harris Island, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues hiker from Harris Island, Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescued an injured man from Harris Island, Sitka, Friday morning. The Air Station Sitka helicopter crew hoisted the man and transported him to Air Station Sitka where he was met by awaiting emergency medical services personnel. Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders received a phone call reporting...