Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes near Juneau

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his boat capsized near Shelter Island near Juneau, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted the uninjured man from Shelter Island and brought him to Juneau. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center received a cell phone call from the man at about 10:54 a.m., stating his 12-foot Zodiac...

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 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...

Coast Guard hosts annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard hosts annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Buoy Tender Roundup file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard 17th District personnel are scheduled to host the annual Buoy Tender Roundup Aug. 19-23. Crews of the Coast Guard cutters Kukui and Henry Blake, members from Coast Guard Regional Dive Locker West and the crew of the Canadian coast guard ship Bartlett will participate in the five day event, which consists of training, maintenance...

Coast Guard, locals medevac woman from cruise ship near Hump Island, Alaska

Coast Guard, locals medevac woman from cruise ship near Hump Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard boat crew and Juneau fire department personnel medevaced a 49-year-old woman from a cruise ship near Hump Island, Wednesday. The 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Juneau transported the woman to Statter Harbor, where they transferred her to Capital City Fire and Rescue personnel...

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 5-year-old girl from cruise ship near Juneau

Coast Guard medevacs 5-year-old girl from cruise ship near Juneau
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat – Medium file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a 5-year-old girl from a cruise ship near Juneau, Sunday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Juneau met the cruise ship Ovation of the Sea in Gastineau Channel and took aboard the girl, who was experiencing abdominal pain, along with her parents. The crew took...

Coast Guard, Capital City Fire/Rescue save 6 after boat runs aground

Coast Guard, Capital City Fire/Rescue save 6 after boat runs aground
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Juneau prepares to take aboard six people after their boat ran aground near Juneau, June 1, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by Anthony Moss JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Capital City Fire/Rescue saved six people after a boat ran aground near Juneau, Saturday. A Capital City Fire/Rescue boat crew arrived on scene and took the...

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...