Coast Guard tows bowpicker taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard tows bowpicker taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Valdez crew member monitors the vessel Metal Disorder as it is towed to Whittier. U.S. Coast Guard photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard Station Valdez boatcrew towed the 32-foot bowpicker Metal Disorder taking on water with one person aboard near Squaw Bay in Prince William Sound Tuesday evening. The 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew towed the Metal Disorder and its...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of passenger vessel operating in Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard terminates voyage of passenger vessel operating in Whittier, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a vessel illegally carrying passengers for hire operating out of Whittier Friday. The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Valdez ordered the Pacific Provider to return to its port of origin in Whittier. Two passengers provided statements to a Coast Guard Station Valdez boarding team that they paid for a trip on the Pacific Provider. The...

Coast Guard Station Valdez rescues 3 from recreational vessel in Valdez Arm

Coast Guard Station Valdez rescues 3 from recreational vessel in Valdez Arm
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew rescued three people from the 33-foot recreational cabin cruiser Study Beauty in Sawmill Bay, in the Valdez Arm, Alaska, Thursday. The RB-M crew took a 10-year-old boy, a 63-year-old woman, and a 72-year-old man along with two nurses who were assisting...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater near Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater near Whittier, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Mustang file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg ANCHORAGE, Alaska –The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man reported missing from a 16-foot red skiff in Passage Canal near Whittier, Alaska. Multiple Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews, a Coast Guard Station Valdez boatcrew and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans search for overdue boater near Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans search for overdue boater near Whittier, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Mustang file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a 16-foot red skiff with one person aboard reported overdue Saturday in Passage Canal near Whittier. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, a Coast Guard Station Valdez small boatcrew and the crew of the Coast...

Coast Guard rescues man from overturned kayak at Port of Valdez, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues man from overturned kayak at Port of Valdez, Alaska
USCG 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez smallboat crew rescued a 50-year-old man from an overturned kayak near Valdez, Alaska, Sunday. The station Valdez boatcrew arrived on scene, brought the man aboard their 45-foot Response Boat-Medium and safely transported him to a nearby pier where local emergency medical services personnel were waiting. The...

Coast Guard battles severe weather to search for three overdue hunters in Prince William Sound

Coast Guard battles severe weather to search for three overdue hunters in Prince William Sound
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Cordova, Alaska, is searching for three overdue men in the vicinity of Prince William Sound Monday. Coast Guard crews have conducted nine different search patterns by air and sea since Friday, covering more than 1,600 square miles....

Coast Guard searching for three men overdue near Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for three men overdue near Whittier, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for three people overdue in the vicinity of Whittier, Alaska, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak helicopter crew and a Coast Guard Station Valdez boatcrew are currently on scene searching. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received initial notification Friday night from...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist vessel taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist vessel taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assists the crew of a fishing vessel, the Kodiak Sockeye, with dewatering pumps after the vessel began taking on water near Knowles Bay, Prince William Sound, Alaska, June 22, 2017.  ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard and good Samaritan crews assisted the crew of the fishing vessel Kodiak Sockeye after the vessel began taking on water near...