Coast Guard continues search for potential crash survivors near Lituya Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard continues search for potential crash survivors near Lituya Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File PhotoANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard and others are continuing the search Saturday for three potential survivors of a helicopter crash that occurred Friday near Lituya Bay. The helicopter crashed in the water approximately 100 yards from the shoreline of a beach about 3 miles east of Lituya Bay.The Coast Guard located sections of the crashed helicopter’s...

Coast Guard rescues helicopter crash survivor, searches for others near Lituya Bay

Coast Guard rescues helicopter crash survivor, searches for others near Lituya Bay
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a survivor of a helicopter crash Friday near Lituya Bay, Alaska, and is searching for three potential others Saturday. The 14-year-old survivor was flown to Sitka by a Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and placed in the care of awaiting EMS. He displayed signs of mild hypothermia but was...

Coast Guard locates 2 men, overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard locates 2 men, overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard personnel located two men and the downed PA-18 Super Cub float plane that was reported overdue Saturday from Sitka. Just after 10 p.m. Sunday, a Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicoper crew located the downed aircraft in the Katlian River just beyond the mouth at Katlian Bay. A Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco...

Coast Guard crews searching for overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard crews searching for overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Multiple Coast Guard assets are searching by air and sea Sunday, for an overdue aircraft with two people aboard that departed Sitka and never returned Saturday night. Coast Guard District 17 and Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders received notification from the Juneau Flight Service Station that a white and red colored...

Coast Guard, ADEC complete response to vessel grounded near Wrangell, Alaska

Coast Guard, ADEC complete response to vessel grounded near Wrangell, Alaska
The Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick responds to the grounding of the vessel Deceptive C near Wrangell, Alaska, July 2, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo provided by Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation completed their response Friday to the grounding of the fishing vessel Deceptive C in Stikine Strait, approximately 17...

Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco commissioned in Juneau

Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco commissioned in Juneau
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco gathers on deck during the vessel’s commissioning ceremony in Juneau, Alaska, June 14, 2017.   Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco was commissioned during a ceremony in Juneau, Wednesday. The commissioning was presided by Vice Adm. Fred M. Midgette, Coast Guard Pacific...

Coast Guard to conduct public tours of Cutter Bailey Barco, Thursday, Friday, in Juneau

Coast Guard to conduct public tours of Cutter Bailey Barco, Thursday, Friday, in Juneau
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco will conduct tours of the vessel in Juneau, Thursday and Friday. The Bailey Barco will be moored at the Intermediate Vessel Float behind the Port Field Office in downtown Juneau. Tours will be conducted from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m. both days. The Bailey Barco, homeported...

Coast Guard to commission cutter Bailey Barco in Juneau, June 14

Coast Guard to commission cutter Bailey Barco in Juneau, June 14
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard will commission the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1122,) the 17th District’s second 154-foot Fast Response Cutter, in Juneau, Alaska, Wednesday, June 14. The cutter Bailey Barco is the second of six Sentinel-class cutters that will homeport in Alaska. The 154-foot vessel is designed to patrol coastal regions...

Coast Guard Accepts Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco, 22nd Fast Response Cutter

Coast Guard Accepts Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco, 22nd Fast Response Cutter
The decsendants of Bailey Barcopose for a photo with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco  Feb. 7, 2017 at the signing over ceremony to the Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally. Washington, DC – The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 22nd fast response cutter (FRC), Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco, in Key West, Florida,...