Coast Guard responds to sunken docked vessel in Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to sunken docked vessel in Juneau, Alaska
The harbormaster deploys sorbent boom and pads around a vessel that sank while moored to a dock near Juneau Port, Alaska, November 1, 2020. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and the City and Borough of Juneau Docks and Harbors are responding to a vessel that sank while moored to a dock near the Juneau Port, Monday. The 45-foot wooden-hull vessel is...

Coast Guard hoists man from water in Union Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard hoists man from water in Union Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued a 70-year-old man from the waters of Union Bay, Alaska, northwest of Meyers Chuck, Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man, who was in the water clinging to a piece of debris, and took him to awaiting emergency medical services in Ketchikan, Alaska. The man...

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Hole in the Wall Glacier, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Hole in the Wall Glacier, Alaska
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka, Alaska, share a moment at the Juneau Airport with three boaters they rescued about an hour earlier, Oct. 25, 2020, near Hole in the Wall Glacier.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station Sitka) KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued three jet boaters Sunday whose boats had become stuck in ice, approximately five miles northeast...

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...

Coast Guard Station Juneau assists family of 7 in distress near Marmion Island

Coast Guard Station Juneau assists family of 7 in distress near Marmion Island
A Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew tows a disabled 22-foot sailing vessel near Marmion Island, Juneau, Alaska, Sept. 13, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony DeLorenzo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assisted a family of seven by towing their disabled 22-foot sailing vessel to South Douglas...

Coast Guard to conduct maintenance on VHF radio system

Coast Guard to conduct maintenance on VHF radio system
JUNEAU, Alaska – The 17th Coast Guard District is scheduled to conduct maintenance on its VHF radio system Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. During this time the Coast Guard anticipates that there may be intermittent service outages throughout the state as the work is completed. Due to technical difficulties, today’s scheduled maintenance was postponed. The Coast Guard encourages all mariners throughout...

Coast Guard assists fisherman, vessel taking on water near Port Protection, Alaska

Coast Guard assists fisherman, vessel taking on water near Port Protection, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Kukui file photo by Chief Petty Officer David M. Santos JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted a man whose fishing vessel was taking on water in the vicinity of Hole in the Wall, approximately five miles southeast of Port Protection, Alaska, Tuesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kukui monitored a towing evolution involving the fishing vessel Clara,...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs man from fishing vessel near Sitka

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs man from fishing vessel near Sitka
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 24-year-old male off a fishing vessel near Baranof Island in Sitka, Saturday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted and transported the patient to awaiting emergency medical service personnel in Sitka. The initial call to Coast Guard Sector...