Coast Guard searching for one person aboard overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay

Coast Guard searching for one person aboard overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for one person aboard an overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from St. Mary Sheriff’s Department at 8:35 p.m. Thursday of an overdue 17-foot Boston Whaler. The vessel...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of fishermen 1300 miles southwest of San Diego

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of fishermen 1300 miles southwest of San Diego
Pararescuemen parachute out of a C-130 Hercules in this file photo ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of two Mexican fishermen who were injured when their vessel’s crane collapsed more than 1300 miles southwest of San Diego in international waters, Friday. The safety officer from the tuna fishing fleet Pesca Azteca contacted Coast Guard Rescue Coordination Center watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Nushagak Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Nushagak Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water in Nushagak Bay. Two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews and a C-130 Hercules aircraft crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak searched approximately 650 square miles over the course of more than ten hours for a male crew member from the commercial...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Nushagak Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Nushagak Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Nushagak Bay, Monday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and C-130 Hercules aircraft crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak are searching for a male crew member from the commercial fishing vessel Pail Rider who went overboard at approximately 3...

Coast Guard locates remaining two missing people in George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard locates remaining two missing people in George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad located the remaing two missing people near the crash site of the Beaver float plane, Tuesday night. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew located the individuals and vectored in the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad to the location. In total ten people were rescued and...

Coast Guard rescues four who abandoned ship south of Atka Island, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues four who abandoned ship south of Atka Island, Alaska
The Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley with a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter embarked on the stern of the cutter. U.S. Coast Guard file photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued four people who abandoned ship after their boat began taking on water when it reportedly hit a rock south of Atka Island, Saturday. Coast Guard District 17 command center watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel northeast of St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel northeast of St. Paul, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medically evacuated a fisherman approximately 50-miles northeast of St. Paul, Friday. Coast Guard District 17 command center watchstanders received the initial notification from Health Force Partners reporting a 51-year-old male, aboard the fishing...

Coast Guard suspends search for unconfirmed persons in water near Anchorage

Coast Guard suspends search for unconfirmed persons in water near Anchorage
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for unconfirmed persons in the water after a skiff was found on the west shore of Knik Arm with keys still in the ignition. Commander Coast Guard Sector Anchorage suspended the search, pending new information or reports of any missing persons related to the abandoned skiff. The search...

Coast Guard, contractors respond to grounded vessel on Kodiak Island, Alaska

Coast Guard, contractors respond to grounded vessel on Kodiak Island, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew looks for potential pollution at the site of the grounded 76-foot landing craft Don Quixote at Cape Kuliuk, Kodiak Island, Alaska, Feb. 26, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Kodiak. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is working with contractors to mitigate the pollution threat posed by a vessel that ran aground near Cape Kuliuk on Kodiak...