Coast Guard responds to vessel aground near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground near Sitka, Alaska
The 30-foot fishing vessel, Miss Kaycie aground  on the rocks near the University of Alaska Southeast campus.U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. SITKA, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel aground near Sitka, Alaska, Tuesday. The 30-foot fishing vessel, Miss Kaycie, broke free from its mooring in Sitka Harbor and drifted onto the rocks near the University of Alaska Southeast campus with...

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers and 2 dogs on Cupola Mountain in Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers and 2 dogs on Cupola Mountain in Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescued two hikers and their two dogs off of Cupola Mountain in Sitka, Alaska, on Sunday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the hikers to awaiting Emergency Medical Service personnel at the hospital in Sitka. At 9:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs passenger from cruise ship en route to Yakutat, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs passenger from cruise ship en route to Yakutat, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo SITKA, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 71-year-old male from a cruise ship en route to Yakutat, Wednesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, hoisted the man from the vessel and transported him to Sitka, where he was transferred to emergency medical service personnel for further care. At approximately...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs cruise ship passenger near Glacier Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs cruise ship passenger near Glacier Bay, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter aircrew transfers patient to Emergency Medical Service personnel in Sitka, Alaska, Sept. 7, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew medically evacuated a cruise ship passenger near Glacier Bay, Alaska, Saturday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the passenger to awaiting...

Coast Guard crews assist in dewatering, towing fishing vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard crews assist in dewatering, towing fishing vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan (left) and Coast Guard Cutter Adelie (center) boat crews assisted in dewatering and towing a fishing vessel that began taking on water near Ketchikan, Alaska, Aug. 28, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard Cutter Adelie and Coast Guard Station Ketchikan boat crews responded to and assisted in dewatering and towing a fishing vessel...

69-year-old male medevaced by Coast Guard aircrew in Port Malmesbury, Alaska

69-year-old male medevaced by Coast Guard aircrew in Port Malmesbury, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 69-year-old male off a fishing vessel in Port Malmesbury, Tuesday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted and transported him to awaiting emergency medical service personnel in Sitka. At 11:25 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a mayday...

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs man from cruise ship near Douglas Island

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs man from cruise ship near Douglas Island
45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Station Juneau. U.S. Coast Guard file photo courtesy of Anthony Moss JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau boat crew medically evacuated a cruise ship passenger who was reportedly suffering from a possible bowel obstruction, near Douglas Island, Tuesday morning. The boat crew, aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, arrived on scene at approximately 4...

Coast Guard to conduct pollution response exercise in Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard to conduct pollution response exercise in Ketchikan, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel will conduct an oil spill response exercise in Ketchikan, Thursday. Representatives from the Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Southeast Alaska Petroleum Response Organization and Western Canadian Marine Response Corporation will participate in the exercise, where an exclusion boom will be deployed in Ward Cove and Whipple...

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs man from cruise ship northwest of Juneau

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs man from cruise ship northwest of Juneau
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat – Medium file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevaced a 75-year-old man from the cruise ship Norwegian Bliss south of Coghlan Island, near Juneau, Thursday morning. At 2:44 a.m., the boat crew safely transferred the man to Capital City Fire and Rescue emergency medical services personnel...