Coast Guard Cutter Naushon crew rescues 4 south of Shelikof Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard Cutter Naushon crew rescues 4 south of Shelikof Strait, Alaska
The Coast Guard Cutter Naushon tows the Soulmate, after the 48-foot commercial fishing vessel became disabled and adrift south of Shelikof Strait, Alaska, June 3, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Naushon rescued four mariners after their 48-foot commercial fishing vessel Soulmate, became disabled and adrift approximately 57 miles west of Kodiak Island,...

Coast Guard crews medevac man near Afognak Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard crews medevac  man near Afognak Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Naushon file photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Naushon medevaced a man from his anchored vessel near Posliedni Point in Afognak Bay, Alaska, Sunday morning. The Naushon crew launched their small boat and took the 65-year-old man and his wife on board the cutter. The Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard battles severe weather to search for three overdue hunters in Prince William Sound

Coast Guard battles severe weather to search for three overdue hunters in Prince William Sound
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Cordova, Alaska, is searching for three overdue men in the vicinity of Prince William Sound Monday. Coast Guard crews have conducted nine different search patterns by air and sea since Friday, covering more than 1,600 square miles....

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...

Coast Guard assists grounded tour vessel Voyager near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard assists grounded tour vessel Voyager near Juneau, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard Cutter Naushon crew and a Coast Guard Station Juneau 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew assisted a tour vessel that ran aground in the vicinity of Lincoln Island near Juneau, Monday. The Naushon crew safely evacuated 14 passengers from the Voyager and assisted the responding salvage vessel in refloating the grounded vessel. Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center...

Coast Guard completes Arctic Shield 2013

Coast Guard completes Arctic Shield 2013
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard completed Arctic Shield 2013 after a successful summer season of sustained operations and outreach efforts in the Arctic region Friday. Arctic Shield focused on Western Alaska and the Bering Strait and consisted of a three-pronged approach of operations, outreach and an assessment of the Coast Guard’s capabilities in the Arctic. This regional operation aligns...

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel voyage near Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel voyage near Kake, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Naushon terminated the voyage of the fishing vessel Donna Jean near Kake after discovering several safety issues aboard the vessel Friday. The crew of the Naushon escorted the 40-foot fishing vessel, with five adults and three children aboard, to Kake Harbor. The crew of the Naushon conducted the boarding in Keku Strait when they discovered...

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel voyage near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel voyage near Sitka, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Naushon terminated the voyage of the fishing vessel Snark near Sitka after discovering several safety issues aboard the vessel Friday. The crew of the Naushon escorted the 42-foot, wood hull fishing vessel Snark, with three people aboard, to Sitka Harbor. The crew of the Naushon conducted the boarding in Sitka Sound when they discovered the...

Coast Guard Coordinates Rescue of Airplane Crew

JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders coordinated the rescue of two people after their plane crashed between Niblack and Ketchikan Tuesday morning. The watchstanders were notified at 11:17 a.m. that the DHC-2 Beaver airplane and crew were one hour overdue, which corresponded with a report of an emergency locator transmitter signal from a nearby aircraft. The Coast Guard sent out...