Coast Guard medevacs man near Saint Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man near Saint Paul, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel approximately 46 miles southwest of Saint Paul, Monday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak safely hoisted the 43-year-old man at 2:56 p.m. and transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Saint Paul...

Station Juneau boat crew rescues stranded hunter on Coghlan Island

Station Juneau boat crew rescues stranded hunter on Coghlan Island
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo courtesy of Anthony Moss KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau boat crew rescued a stranded hunter from Coghlan Island, in the vicinity of Auke Bay Alaska, Thursday. The man was transported safely to Statter Harbor in Auke Bay aboard the station’s 45-foot Response Boat-Medium. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for 5 missing fishermen near Sutwik Island

Coast Guard suspends search for 5 missing fishermen near Sutwik Island
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at 6:08 p.m. for five missing fishermen in the waters near Sutwik Island, Alaska. The search spanned over 20 hours, 1,400 square miles and included the following assets: 4 MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews 2 HC-130 Hercules airplane crews Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard searching for survivors after boat sinks near Sutwik Island

Coast Guard searching for survivors after boat sinks near Sutwik Island
Coast Guard Cutter Mellon file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews are searching for five people in the water Wednesday after their boat sank near Sutwik Island, Alaska. The 130-foot crab fishing vessel Scandies Rose, homeported in Dutch Harbor, sank at approximately 10 p.m. Tuesday with seven crew members aboard. Two survivors were rescued, five crew members are still missing. The vessel’s...

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka medevacs teen from Baranof Island, Alaska

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka medevacs teen from Baranof Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a 16-year-old male Sitka Wilderness Therapy student experiencing chest pains on Duffield Peninsula, approximately 30 miles north of Sitka, Alaska, Sunday evening. The aircrew safely hoisted and transferred the boy from a narrow tidal flat to awaiting...

Coast Guard names two new Coast Guard Cities in Alaska, Washington

Coast Guard names two new Coast Guard Cities in Alaska, Washington
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has designated the cities of Cordova, Alaska, and Westport, Washington, as Coast Guard Cities through 2024. A “Coast Guard City” designation highlights an enduring relationship a community has with its local Coast Guard facility and personnel. The Coast Guard values these connections and is proud to highlight the efforts these communities make to support the...

Coast Guard responders suspend search along Gastineau Channel, Alaska

Coast Guard responders suspend search along Gastineau Channel, Alaska
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka conducts a search along the Gastineau Channel after a vessel was found unmanned and adrift near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge, Alaska, Nov. 29, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photos by Lt. Cmdr. Scott Shields. JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard responders suspended have the search for a potential person in the water from an unmanned and adrift vessel...

Coast Guard rescues man after boat takes on water near Port Protection, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues man after boat takes on water near Port Protection, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo SITKA, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a man after he intentionally ran his boat aground on Strait Island near Port Protection, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka located the man and hoisted him from the island’s rocky shoreline, then brought him to Sitka, uninjured. Coast Guard watchstanders in the Sector Juneau...

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes near Juneau

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his boat capsized near Shelter Island near Juneau, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted the uninjured man from Shelter Island and brought him to Juneau. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center received a cell phone call from the man at about 10:54 a.m., stating his 12-foot Zodiac...