Coast Guard assists boaters aboard disabled vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard assists boaters aboard disabled vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan  crew arrives on scene to assist a disabled 21-foot Boston Whaler with two people aboard on Moira Sound, Alaska, Nov. 2, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard boatcrew assisted two people Thursday aboard a disabled 21-foot Boston Whaler on the west side of Clarence Strait near Moira Sound near Ketchikan. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard locates missing hunter near Kodiak, Alaska, tows fishing vessel to Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard locates missing hunter near Kodiak, Alaska, tows fishing vessel to Ketchikan, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assists in mooring the 34-foot fishing vessel Nata Ella in Refuge Cove, Ketchikan, Alaska Oct. 7, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard responded to two separate search and rescue cases across Alaska Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located an overdue hunter on Raspberry...

Coast Guard rescues fishing vessel crew near Tamgas Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues fishing vessel crew near Tamgas Harbor, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Anthony Petit file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis. JUNEAU, Alaska — Crews from Coast Guard Cutter Anthony Petit and Coast Guard Station Ketchikan rescued the crew of the fishing vessel Tsimshain Lady after the vessel began taking on water near Tamgas Harbor, Alaska, Wednesday. An Anthony Petit small-boat crew provided a dewatering pump and tied the fishing vessel...

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 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 suspends search for 2 missing men near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing men near Ketchikan, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska —  The Coast Guard suspended the search for two men reported overdue from a boating trip near Ketchikan Monday. Multiple crews from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, the Coast Guard Cutter Maple and Coast Guard Station Ketchikan searched approximately 800 miles for 42 hours to locate the two men. Alaska State Troopers activated Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad to assist the Coast...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing men near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing men near Ketchikan, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for two men reported overdue from a boating trip near Ketchikan Sunday. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk crews and Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat – Medium crews are conducting search patterns on the southern end of Gravina Island. An Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk crew located a 16-foot skiff belonging...

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near Ketchikan, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan boatcrew assisted the 38-foot fishing vessel Serenity after it began taking on water near the ferry terminal in Ketchikan, Alaska, Sunday. The Ketchikan boatcrew dewatered the Serenity until the vessel was safely moored and a temporary patch was outfitted at the breach in it’s hull.  The Serenity is scheduled to be towed Monday by a salvage...

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...