Coast Guard crew terminates three Alaskan fishing vessel voyages for safety violations

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard Cutter Naushon terminated the voyages of two 50-foot and one 45-foot commercial fishing vessels Wednesday near Craig for safety violations.

Coast Guard suspends search for Sitka Fisherman

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended its search at 1:44 p.m. Sunday for a missing Sitka fisherman presumed to have fallen overboard from his 32-foot fishing vessel the Miss Dee Dee that was found aground in Fish Bay more than 20 miles north of Sitka.

Coast Guard search for missing Sitka fisherman continues

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard is working with Alaska State Troopers, Sitka Mountain Rescue and the fishing vessel Brant crew in a continued search for a missing Sitka man after his vessel was discovered grounded with the engines still running more than 20 miles north of Sitka in Fish Bay Friday around 7 p.m.

Coast Guard searching for Sitka man near Fish Bay

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for a Sitka man after it was reported by the crew of the fishing vessel Brant that the 32-foot fishing vessel Miss Dee Dee was discovered grounded with the engines still running about 20 miles north of Sitka in Fish Bay Friday around 7 p.m.

Cutter Liberty Locates Missing Coast Guard Lieutenant

JUNEAU, Alaska – The  Coast Guard Cutter Liberty crew located a missing Coast Guardsman waving his arms on the northern shoreline in Bakewell Arm 30 miles east of Ketchikan Sunday at 6:50 a.m. Lt. Andrew Hoag, commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Naushon, left on a hunting trip with two friends and did not return to camp Friday night as expected. A fellow hunter departed the camp Saturday...

Coast Guard saves four men from capsized boat

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard launched a MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew after being notified by Sitka Mountain Rescue of a 16-foot capsized boat with four men on board at 9:23 p.m. Monday in Silver Bay, Alaska, which is southeast of Sitka, Alaska.

Threat against Ketchikan fuel facility deemed non-credible

JUNEAU, Alaska — Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies have determined this morning’s threat against the Petro Marine fuel facility in Ketchikan, Alaska, to be non-credible.

Coast Guard completes Annual Southeast Alaska Blanket, Coat and Toy Drive

JUNEAU, Alaska – The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Naushon delivered donated blankets, clothes and new toys to the community of Angoon, Alaska in coordination with the Coast Guard Blanket, Coat and Toy Drive supported by the community of Juneau.