Coast Guard, responders finalize Abby Louise response efforts near Cordova

KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard personnel and contracted responders refloated the 44-foot fishing vessel Abby Louise seven miles southwest of Cordova and towed it to Cordova Harbor Sunday. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Valdez personnel monitored operations as responders affected repairs to a three-inch hole in the starboard bow and positioned float bags under the Abby Louise to raise the bow....

Coast Guard and good Samaritians rescue three from vessel sinking near Cordova

KODIAK, Alaska – An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and two good Samaritan vessels assisted the 44-foot fishing vessel Abby Louise more than 7 miles southwest of Cordova early Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center watchstanders received a call at 11:17 p.m. from a good Samaritan vessel, Miss Emily, via VHF radio reporting the Abby Louise was sinking with three...