Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak opens Cold Bay, Alaska, forward operating location

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak opens Cold Bay, Alaska, forward operating location
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter sits outside a hangar located in Cold Bay, Alaska, Oct. 5, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Megan Peters. KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews opened its seasonal forward operating location in Cold Bay, Alaska, Sunday, in advance of the winter fishery season. Coast Guard aircrews delivered equipment and air assets...

Coast Guard rescues 2 women stranded on rocks near Hug Point, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues 2 women stranded on rocks near Hug Point, Ore.
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo CANNON BEACH, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted two women off of a rock after they became stranded by the rising tide at the Hug Point State Recreation Site north of Cannon Beach, Thursday evening. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River safely hoisted the women and transported them to local emergency...

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka rescues 2 hunters near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka rescues 2 hunters near Juneau, Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 FIle Photo Juneau – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued two hunters from Blackerby Ridge Trail, located in the Tongass National Forest near Juneau, Alaska, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a VHF channel 16 call from two men, ages 22 and 24, at 8:30 p.m., stating they were not prepared to stay out past sundown and...

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 medevacs fisherman 75 miles East of Chatham, Mass.

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 75 miles East of Chatham, Mass.
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter flies to Massachusetts General Hospital after hoisting an ill fisherman, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Boston.  (photo by Malia Justice) BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod helicopter crew medevaced a 50-year-old man Saturday afternoon from 75 miles off the coast of Chatham. At around 2:20 p.m. the captain of the 92-foot fishing vessel Gabby G reported...

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and fellow first responders found and rescued a missing boater Tuesday morning after he was reported overdue Monday night. 68-year-old Gordon Hay, wearing a wetsuit and lifejacket, was hoisted by the aircrew of an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River located in Warrenton, Oregon, and safely transferred...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from cargo vessel 174 miles off Columbia River

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from cargo vessel 174 miles off Columbia River
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 38-year-old man from a cargo vessel 174 miles off the Columbia River entrance, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River safely hoisted the injured crewman and transported him to sector, where he was transferred to Life Flight Network personnel for transportation to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Nash Island, Maine

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Nash Island, Maine
US Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen off Nash Island, Maine, Thursday, after their lobster boat became disabled when a swell pushed the vessel onto a rock causing them to swim to shore. At 5:40 p.m., a concerned neighbor called watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Jonesport reporting that his neighbors went fishing at 11 a.m. in a 21-foot...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride 40 miles east of Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride 40 miles east of Morehead City, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship off the North Carolina coast Monday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a report from the cruise ship Carnival Pride around noon that the 71-year-old man was suffering heart attack symptoms approximately 40 miles east of Morehead...