Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns from 90-day North Pacific Guard patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns from 90-day North Pacific Guard patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley’s boarding team stands atop a 5.6 mile driftnet found aboard the fishing vessel Run Da in the North Pacific Ocean, June 16, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Jerry Wong. KODIAK, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to Kodiak Wednesday, following a 90-day deployment patrolling more than 18,000 nautical miles throughout the Pacific Ocean,...

Coast Guard detains fishing vessel Run Da, seizes 80 tons of salmon

Coast Guard detains fishing vessel Run Da, seizes 80 tons of salmon
The crew of the Coast Guard Alex Haley transfers custody of the detained fishing vessel Run Da to a People’s Republic of China Coast Guard patrol vessel in the Sea of Japan, June 21, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley detained the fishing vessel Run Da suspected of illegal, unreported, unregulated fishing activity Saturday in international...

Coast Guard assists Alaska DNR complete response to fishing vessel Akutan

Coast Guard assists Alaska DNR complete response to fishing vessel Akutan
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley prepares to break tow with the fishing vessel Akutan 25 nautical miles northwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Jan. 25, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt.j.g. Matthew Schoen) JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard assisted the Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ response to the disabled and abandoned fishing vessel Akutan near Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Thursday. The...

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2017

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2017
A MH-65 helicopter crew deployed on the Cutter Alex Haley lands on deck during helicopter flight operations in the Chukchi Sea, Aug. 17, 2017. The cutter and helicopter crews are deployed to the Arctic Ocean in support of Operation Arctic Shield 2017. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Shawn Eggert. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard concluded its annual Arctic Shield operations Monday with...

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley crew rescues 2 after vessel sinks near Nome, Alaska

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley crew rescues 2 after vessel sinks near Nome, Alaska
Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley launch a small boat. Coast Guard file photo by Chief Petty Officer Shawn Eggert. JUNEAU, Alaska— The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley rescued two men in a skiff near Nome, Alaska, after their dredge sank Wednesday. An Alex Haley small-boat crew rescued the men from a skiff after being signaled by the light of a personal locator beacon....

Coast Guard medevacs woman from ship near Unimak Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from ship near Unimak Island, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew forward deployed to the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley medevaced a passenger from the motor ship The World in the vicinity of Unimak Island, Alaska, Saturday. The Dolphin crew safely hoisted a female passenger and attending nurse and transported them to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Cold Bay. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard kicks off Arctic Shield 2017 operations in Arctic

Coast Guard kicks off Arctic Shield 2017 operations in Arctic
Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard kicked off Arctic Shield 2017 operations throughout Arctic waters Saturday with the opening of a forward operating location in Kotzebue. As part of operation Arctic Shield 2017, the Coast Guard will deploy cutters, aircraft and personnel to engage in operations encompassing a variety of Coast Guard missions from Dutch Harbor...

Tugs towing Coast Guard Cutter SPAR, disabled fishing vessel back to Kodiak, Alaska

Tugs towing Coast Guard Cutter SPAR, disabled fishing vessel back to Kodiak, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The commercial tug Anna-T took the Coast Guard Cutter SPAR into tow 230 miles southeast of Kodiak Saturday afternoon and is in transit to Kodiak. The Coast Guard Cutter Hickory, a 225-foot seagoing buoytender home ported in Homer, arrived on scene and will escort the Anna-T and SPAR during the transit to Kodiak. The commercial tug Chahunta is scheduled to take the fishing vessel...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from disabled fishing vessel 230 miles offshore Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 4 from disabled fishing vessel 230 miles offshore Kodiak, Alaska
The fishing vessel Lady Gudny drifts unmanned in heavy seas after becoming dead in the water due to fuel problems 230 miles east-southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, Jan. 6, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued four people from the disabled fishing vessel Lady Gudny in heavy seas 230 miles east-southeast of Kodiak, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60T Jayhawk...