Coast Guard, locals, rescue five fisherman after vessel sunk near Black Island, Alaska

Coast Guard, locals, rescue five fisherman after vessel sunk near Black Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Fireman Jessica Fontenette. JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard and Alaska State Trooper boat crews, as well as the crew of a good Samaritan vessel, rescued five fishermen after their vessel sunk near Black Island, Sunday. At 10:55 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a distress call over VHF channel 16 from an operator...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Juneau, Alaska
Firefighter Andrew Wheeler and Captain Roy Johnston from Capital City Fire and Rescue standby as a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Sector Juneau moor to a pier at Statter Harbor in Juneau, Alaska, July 5, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Norcross. JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard boat crew and local fire department members medevaced a 58-year-old woman...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship in Glacier Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship in Glacier Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man experiencing symptoms of kidney failure aboard a cruise ship in Glacier Bay, Thursday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted the 69-year-old man from the cruise ship Norwegian Bliss in Johns Hopkins Inlet and brought him to Juneau where he was placed in the...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo KETCHIKAN, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an ailing crew member from a fishing boat northwest of Ketchikan, Monday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Ketchikan met the fishing vessel Wonderland in Clarence Strait and took aboard the male crew member who was experiencing severe abdominal pains. The 62-year-old man was...

Coast Guard hoists injured climber near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard hoists injured climber near Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued an injured climber who fell while climbing at Mendenhall Towers outside Juneau, Friday. The climber was hoisted by an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, then flown to an awaiting Capital City Fire and Rescue crew in Juneau. He was transported to the hospital and was reported...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Kake, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photoSITKA, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship near Kake, Tuesday. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka medevaced the woman who was experiencing serious health complications aboard the Ovation of the Seas in Frederick Sound near Kake. She was flown to Air Station Sitka and placed in the care...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of 2 hikers near Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska

Coast Guard assists in rescue of 2 hikers near Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced two elderly men from Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska, Sunday. The aircrew hoisted both men and two Juneau Mountain Rescue personnel from the Glacier. Both men were transported to awaiting emergency medical services for further care. They were reported...

Bailey Barco crew assists mariners with submerged vessel near Mitkof Island, Alaska

Bailey Barco crew assists mariners with submerged vessel near Mitkof Island, Alaska
The Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco crew assists the fishing vessel Heather Anne crew to dewater and float their submerged vessel in the Wrangell Narrows, near Mitkof Island, Alaska, June 15, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1122) crew assisted the fishing vessel Heather Anne crew when their vessel began taking on water in the...

Coast Guard locates remaining two missing people in George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard locates remaining two missing people in George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad located the remaing two missing people near the crash site of the Beaver float plane, Tuesday night. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew located the individuals and vectored in the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad to the location. In total ten people were rescued and...