Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard from cruise ship in Sitka Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard from cruise ship in Sitka Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a man reported overboard from the 780-foot cruise ship Amsterdam in Sitka Sound, Alaska. Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews searched a total of 163-square miles in the Sitka Sound, from Cape Ommaney to Biorka Island and surrounding waters in efforts...

Coast Guard searches for man overboard in Sitka Sound

Coast Guard searches for man overboard in Sitka Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew is searching Friday for a 35-year-old crewman reported overboard from the 780-foot cruise ship Amsterdam in Sitka Sound, Alaska. The Jayhawk aircrew arrived to Sitka Sound, off Biorka Island at 1 a.m., to begin the search. The subject was last seen on the cruise ship...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard Station Ketchikan personnel medevaced a man from a vessel 34 miles southeast of Ketchikan, Alaska, Monday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew transited to the 65-foot pleasure craft Lady Crystal and took the 74-year-old man aboard the RB-M. He was safely transported to Ketchikan where awaiting emergency medical services...

Coast Guard responds to 11 people in the water near Haines

Coast Guard responds to 11 people in the water near Haines
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew responded to 11 people in the water from an overturned canoe in the vicinity of Glacier Point, nine miles south of Haines, Alaska, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders received a report of an unconscious person in the water near Glacier Point and...

Coast Guard rescues 11 from plane crash near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 11 from plane crash near Ketchikan, Alaska
Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews rescue 11 people after a float plane crashed 39 miles south southwest of Ketchikan, Alaska, on Prince of Wales Island, July 10, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews rescued 11 people after a floatplane crashed 39 miles south southwest of Ketchikan, Alaska, on...

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation
Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite, a member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego (91109), and canine Bingo conduct a vehicle sweep aboard the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry vessel Tustumena in Kodiak, Alaska, June 27, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean. JUNEAU, Alaska – Law enforcement authorities from the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Investigative...

Coast Guard locates missing 13-year old girl on Kruzof Island, Alaska

Coast Guard locates missing 13-year old girl on Kruzof Island, Alaska
A 13-year-old girl and her aunt and uncle are taken back to a cabin on Kruzof Island, Alaska, July 3, 2018, in an Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. The girl was reported missing in a kayak in Shelikof Bay, last seen wearing a purple, blue and black life jacket, and was later found by the Jayhawk crew in good condition U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 in Sitka Sound after vessel sinks

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 in Sitka Sound after vessel sinks
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and the crew of a good Samaritan fishing vessel rescued three people from a sinking fishing vessel in the Sitka Sound, Alaska, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a report at 10:30 p.m. from the master of the 33-foot fishing vessel Leona, stating the vessel...

Coast Guard, Sitka Fire Rescue rescue 6 near Long Island in Sitka Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard, Sitka Fire Rescue rescue 6 near Long Island in Sitka Sound, Alaska
Good Samaritan vessels assist three adults and three children after their 27-foot cabin cruiser began taking on water near Long Island in Sitka Sound, Alaska, June 19, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, a Sitka Fire Rescue crew, and four good Samaritan crews rescued three adults and three children after their 27-foot cabin...