Coast Guard, multiple agencies searching for man overboard in Port of Anchorage

Coast Guard, multiple agencies searching for man overboard in Port of Anchorage
Anchorage – The Coast Guard and multiple agencies are searching for a man who fell into the water near the Port of Anchorage Sunday. The 28-year-old man reportedly fell into the water from a skiff while trying to transfer to the tug Sam B. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center received a call just before midnight Sunday from personnel onboard the tug Sam B after the...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Seward, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Seward, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued two stranded mariners from a beach near Seward, Friday. The men were hoisted and safely delivered to Seward by the Jayhawk crew after their 22-foot vessel capsized in Resurrection Bay. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 17th District command center in Juneau received a call Thursday night from a 911 emergency...

Coast Guard rescues stranded hikers near Seward, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues stranded hikers near Seward, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Cutter Mustang small boat crew rescued three stranded hikers from Tonsina Point, five miles south of Seward, Sunday. The cutter’s small boat crew located the uninjured hikers at the point and transported them to Seward. The hikers left Seward on a walk late Saturday evening with only a half-gallon of water and a few snacks. During the night the tide came in and stranded...

Coast Guard assists boaters near Seward, Alaska

Coast Guard assists boaters near Seward, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard responded to a call for assistance from a disabled boat in Resurrection Bay near Seward Friday. A small boat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang towed the 16-foot skiff, with four people aboard, to the Seward small boat harbor after the skiff suffered engine problems and the crew called the Coast Guard for assistance. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Anchorage...

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel Coral voyage in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel Coral voyage in Prince William Sound, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a fishing vessel in Prince William Sound for safety violations Monday. A boarding team from the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang escorted the 43-foot fishing vessel Coral to Whittier after they discovered the crew operating without functional fire extinguishers. The Coral’s crew has been ordered to fix the discrepancy prior to getting underway...

Search called off after 3 boaters return safely to Chenega Bay, Alaska

Search called off after 3 boaters return safely to Chenega Bay, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — Three overdue boaters returned to Chenega Bay on their own Sunday and a Coast Guard lead search for them has been called off. The Chenega Bay village public safety officer contacted the Coast Guard late Sunday afternoon to report that the three boaters had walked back to the village after their 17-foot skiff, Miller Time, reportedly overturned and they made it to shore on Evans Island. The...

Coast Guard searching for 3 boaters in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 3 boaters in Prince William Sound, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for three boaters reported overdue near Chenega Bay in Prince William Sound Sunday. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew has been dispatched from Air Station Kodiak to conduct a search of the boaters’ reported route. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders have issued an urgent marine information broadcast requesting the assistance of...