Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Juneau

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Juneau
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat – Medium file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Capital City EMTs medevaced a man from a cruise ship near Juneau Thursday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Juneau met the ship in Auke Bay, took the man aboard and brought him to awaiting EMS in Juneau. The Coast Guard received the initial request at about 9:20...

Coast Guard Alaska boat stations receive new response boats

Coast Guard Alaska boat stations receive new response boats
Coast Guard Station Valdez 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard boat stations in Alaska received new response boats this summer as part of the service’s initiative to replace older response boats that have reached the end of their planned service life. Five new 29-foot Response Boat-Smalls, also known as Response Boat-Small IIs, were delivered to the Coast...

Coast Guard assists 4 from vessel taking on water in Auke Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard assists 4 from vessel taking on water in Auke Bay, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Juneau Response Boat-Medium crew assists a 22-foot vessel taking on water in Auke Bay, Alaska, May 7, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assisted four people who reported their 22-foot vessel was taking on water near Auke Bay, Alaska, Monday. The Station Juneau boat crew arrived on scene and transferred...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel in Stephens Passage, Alaska

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel in Stephens Passage, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Juneau crew member  conducts radio communications with the disabled 28-foot bar tender MINI B in Stephens Passage, near Holkham Bay April 25, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assisted the disabled 28-foot bar tender MINI B in Stephens Passage, near Holkham Bay, approximately 38 miles from...

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation
K-9 Ricky and his handler Petty Officer 1st Class Jordan Brosowsky, a member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco (91105), conducts a sweep of the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry terminal parking lot in Juneau, Alaska, March 12, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Brian Dykens. JUNEAU, Alaska – Law enforcement authorities from the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Investigative...

Coast Guard Station Juneau rescues woman in Gastineau Channel

Coast Guard Station Juneau rescues woman in Gastineau Channel
Coast Guard Station Juneau 25-foot Response Boat-Small file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau boatcrew rescued a woman Tuesday evening from the Gastineau Channel near the Taku Fisheries pier. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Juneau received a 911 relay at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday that a 27-year-old female had reportedly jumped into the water at the cruise ship terminal. A family...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 near Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick file photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search Wednesday evening for the two men after their 10-foot skiff capsized in the Gastineau Channel. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crews, Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick smallboat crews, Coast Guard Station Juneau smallboat crews and multiple local agencies searched 58 square miles in the Gastineau...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing after 3 rescued near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing after 3 rescued near Juneau, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew searches the Gastineau Channel in Juneau, Alaska, for two men in the water after their skiff capsized Dec. 6, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for two people after their 10-foot skiff capsized in Gastineau Channel near Juneau, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Pearl passenger near Coghlan Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Pearl passenger near Coghlan Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat – Medium file photo JUNEAU, Alaska— A Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat – Medium crew medevaced a 69-year-old male from the cruise ship Norwegian Pearl near Coghlan Island, Alaska, Thursday. The RB-M crew transferred the cruise ship passenger to awaiting emergency personnel in Auke Bay. Coast Guard Seventeenth District watchstanders...