Coast Guard medevacs man near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man near Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson COLD BAY, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an ailing man from a fishing boat Wednesday near Cold Bay. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched from Forward Operating Location (FOL) Cold Bay and hoisted the man, who was experiencing symptoms of appendicitis, and brought him to Cold Bay where he was placed in the care of awaiting...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariners off Midway Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariners off Midway Island
The Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 was located adrift on Jan. 1 with a missing life raft and no signs of the 10 crewmembers. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search Wednesday for the 10 crewmembers of the Taiwan fishing vessel, Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18, who went missing approximately 550-miles northeast of Midway Island. “As a lifesaving...

Coast Guard continues search for missing mariners off Midway Island

Coast Guard continues search for missing mariners off Midway Island
The Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 was located adrift on Jan. 1 with a missing life raft and no signs of the 10 crewmembers. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, and good Samaritans in coordination with Rescue Coordination Center Taipei continue the search for the 10 crewmembers of the Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 550-miles northeast of Midway Island, Tuesday. Good...

Search continues for missing mariners off Midway Island

Search continues for missing mariners off Midway Island
The Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 was located adrift on Jan. 1 with a missing life raft and no signs of the 10 crewmembers. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, and good Samaritans in coordination with Rescue Coordination Center Taipei continue the search for the 10 crewmembers of the Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 550-miles northeast of Midway Island, Friday. Two...

Coast Guard, partners search for missing mariners off Midway Island

Coast Guard, partners search for missing mariners off Midway Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Navy, and good Samaritans are searching for a life raft from an adrift 95’ Taiwanese fishing vessel approximately 550-miles northeast of Midway Island, Tuesday. Multiple Coast Guard aircrews with assistance from the Navy aircrews and Taiwanese vessels are searching...

Coast Guard, U.S. Border Patrol conducted joint Canadian maritime border patrol

Coast Guard, U.S. Border Patrol conducted joint Canadian maritime border patrol
A Coast Guard law enforcement officer conducts a boarding on a vessel in Southeast Alaska, November 17, 2020. Coast Guard personnel partnered with Border Patrol agents near Southeast Alaska and the Canadian border, November 17-18, 2020 as a joint interagency effort to enforce border security, motor vessel safety and educate vessel operators on border crossing requirements. JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast...

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2020

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2020
Coast Guard Cutter Healy file photo by Lt. Kellen Browne. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard concluded its annual Arctic Shield operations Sunday with the seasonal closure of its Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue, Alaska. Air Station Kodiak air crews and two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters were forward deployed to Kotzebue to provide better response times and coverage to remote regions of Alaska during...

Coast Guard saves sinking fishing vessel near Icy Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard saves sinking fishing vessel near Icy Bay, Alaska
The Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick tows the disabled fishing vessel Elise Marie enroute to Yakutat, Alaska, Oct. 22, 2020, after Elise Marie began taking on water near Icy Bay.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cutter John McCormick) KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard assisted a fishing vessel taking on water and disabled, six miles south of Icy Bay, Alaska, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka...

Coast Guard medevacs man 100 miles off Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man 100 miles off Cold Bay, 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 Tuesday approximately 100 miles northwest of Cold Bay. An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man at 6:55 a.m. and transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services in Cold Bay for further transport to Anchorage. Watchstanders...