Coast Guard suspends search for person missing after Whittier fire

Coast Guard suspends search for person missing after Whittier fire
A fire burns at Delong Dock after an explosion on fixed barge in Whittier, Alaska, July 8, 2019. Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Anchorage. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 49-year-old Cordova man who went missing after an explosion at the Delong Dock in Whittier, Alaska, Monday. “The Coast Guard committed all available resources in conducting this search effort,”...

Coast Guard searching for 1 person missing after explosion, fire in Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 1 person missing after explosion, fire in Whittier, Alaska
A fire burns at Delong Dock after an explosion on fixed barge in Whittier, Alaska, July 8, 2019. Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Anchorage. JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews are searching for one person missing after an explosion and subsequent fire at Delong Dock in Whittier, Alaska, Monday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, forward deployed to Cordova,...

Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur tows disabled vessel, crew to Yakutat, Alaska

Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur tows disabled vessel, crew to Yakutat, Alaska
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur tows the 36-foot vessel Ruby Dawn and its crew after it became disabled southwest of Icy Bay, Sept. 12, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo JUNEAU, Alaska— The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur towed the 36-foot vessel Ruby Dawn and its crew to Yakutat, Alaska, Tuesday. The crew of the Chandeleur responded after the vessel became disabled southwest...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people and 3 dogs near Montague Island, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 people and 3 dogs near Montague Island, Alaska
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, gathers with two people and a dog they rescued after the boaters kayaked to Montague Island, Alaska, when their 34-foot vessel began taking on water, Sept. 8, 2017.. U.S. Coast Guard photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to Cordova, and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur rescued two people and...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man and woman reported missing from the fishing vessel Miss Destinee that capsized in Marmot Bay, Thursday morning. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews, the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman and Chandeleur, a Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Kodiak boat crew, as well as pararescueman...

Coast Guard, partners continue search for two missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard, partners continue search for two missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska
A pararescueman from the Alaska Air National Guard 212th Rescue Squadron deploys to the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman from an HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter from the 210 Rescue Squadron, June 29, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo provided by the CGC Sherman. ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard and good Samaritans continue to search Friday for one male and one female reported missing...

Coast Guard suspends search for 64-year-old man near Prince of Wales, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 64-year-old man near Prince of Wales, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska—Coast Guard crews suspended a search for a 64-year-old man near Cap Island near Prince of Wales, Saturday. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews, the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur, Alaska State Troopers, the Forest Service and two good Samaritans searched for the man Friday and Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a request for...

Coast Guard, partners search for 64-year-old man near Prince of Wales, Alaska

Coast Guard, partners search for 64-year-old man near Prince of Wales, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska— A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew, Alaska State Troopers, the Forest Service and two good Samaritans are searching for a 64-year-old man near Camp Island near Prince of Wales. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a request for assistance from ASTs on Friday after the man’s skiff was found washed ashore on northern Heceta Island. The missing individual departed...

Ketchikan, Alaska, designated as “A Coast Guard City”

Ketchikan, Alaska, designated as “A Coast Guard City”
Cmdr. Jack W. Jackson, commanding officer of Coast Guard Base Ketchikan, Bob Siversten, City of Ketchikan council member, Dave Landis, mayor of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough and Rear Adm. Dan Abel, Coast Guard 17th District commander, display the proclamation declaring Ketchikan, Alaska, “A Coast Guard City” during a ceremony in Ketchikan, Jan. 30, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty...