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 rescues 2 from grounded vessel in Neka Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 from grounded vessel in Neka Bay
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick crew members rescue fishing vessel Reluctant that ran aground south of Hoonah in Neka Bay, Alaska, Sept. 22, 2020. The McCormick crew towed the Reluctant to Hoonah. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cutter John McCormick) KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued two people, Tuesday from a grounded fishing vessel in Neka Bay, south of Hoonah. Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick...

U. S., Canadian coast guards assist disabled vessel near Dundas, Island Canada

U. S., Canadian coast guards assist disabled vessel near Dundas, Island Canada
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick preparing to take a disabled vessel in tow, August 2, 2020. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Canadian and U. S. coast guards assisted a disabled vessel near Dundas Island Canada, Sunday. The 40-foot recreational vessel Pamala Lynn, with one person and one dog aboard was safely towed into Ketchikan. The owner and dog were reported to be in stable condition upon arrival. Canadian...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist grounded vessel in Hood Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist grounded vessel in Hood Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted a man in a grounded vessel Saturday in Hood Bay, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene and landed nearby the beached vessel, transferred a pump to keep up with the flooding, and assisted the owner secure the boat to shore. The good...

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick holds change of command

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick holds change of command
Coast Guard Cutter John F. McCormick file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Loumania Stewart. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — Lt. Joseph Sullivan-Springhetti relieved Lt. Cmdr. Timothy Ozimek as commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick (WPC 1121) in a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Ketchikan, Thursday. Capt. Stephen White, commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Juneau, presided...

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation
Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite, a member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego (91109), and canine Bingo conduct a vehicle sweep aboard the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry vessel Tustumena in Kodiak, Alaska, June 27, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean. JUNEAU, Alaska – Law enforcement authorities from the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Investigative...

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick holds change of command

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick holds change of command
The families of the incoming and outgoing commanding officers for the cutter John McCormick take a photo following a change of command ceremony June 15, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — Lt. Tim Ozimek relieved Lt. Mike Moyseowicz as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick in a change of command ceremony Friday afternoon at Coast Guard Base Ketchikan. Capt....

Coast Guard, NOAA conduct joint boardings in the Gulf of Alaska

Coast Guard, NOAA conduct joint boardings in the Gulf of Alaska
Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick pose with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration enforcement officer Tim Coffey after completing joint law enforcement boardings of commercial fishing vessels in the Gulf of Alaska, May 11, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Hailey Thompson. JUNEAU, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick and an officer from...

Coast Guard suspends search for man reported missing north of Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for man reported missing north of Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska –The Coast Guard suspended their search Monday night for a man reported missing approximately 30 miles north of Sitka in Peril Strait. Missing is Sean Paffenbarger. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick, a boatcrew from Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Sitka,...