Coast Guard assists man separated from his vessel in Thomas Basin, Alaska

Coast Guard assists man separated from his vessel in Thomas Basin, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew was on scene Friday for a man who became separated from his vessel in Thomas Basin, Ketchikan, Alaska. A Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command Center watchstander received notification at approximately 11 a.m. of a person who fell off his skiff and entered the water. The unmanned skiff then ran in circles near him. Sector...

Coast Guard assists deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard assists deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska
A 29-foot foot Response Boat-Small crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Ketchikan assists a distressed deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska, Oct. 17, 2020.  Coast Guard photo courtesy Station Ketchikan. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — The Coast Guard assisted a distressed deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska, Saturday. A 29-foot foot Response Boat-Small crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Ketchikan encountered...

U. S., Canadian coast guards assist disabled vessel near Dundas, Island Canada

U. S., Canadian coast guards assist disabled vessel near Dundas, Island Canada
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick preparing to take a disabled vessel in tow, August 2, 2020. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Canadian and U. S. coast guards assisted a disabled vessel near Dundas Island Canada, Sunday. The 40-foot recreational vessel Pamala Lynn, with one person and one dog aboard was safely towed into Ketchikan. The owner and dog were reported to be in stable condition upon arrival. Canadian...

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Neets Bay, Alaska Inbox x

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Neets Bay, Alaska Inbox 	x
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard medevaced a woman Thursday with breathing difficulties in Neets Bay, Alaska. Coast Guard Station Ketchikan launched a 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew with EMS personnel from South Tongass Fire Department aboard to respond. The boat crew embarked the woman and returned to Station...

3 mariners rescued from burning boat near Ward Cove

3 mariners rescued from burning boat near Ward Cove
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Fireman Jessica Fontenette. JUNEAU, Alaska — Three mariners are safe after being rescued from a burning boat approximately two miles north of Ketchikan Airport Friday. A 45-foot Response-Boat Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Ketchikan and the crew of Ketchikan Fire Department vessel Harry Newell arrived on scene at 4:57...

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...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman in Revillagigedo Channel, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman in Revillagigedo Channel, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew approaches the fishing vessel Lake Bay to medevac an injured 58-year-old man off the vessel in Revillagigedo Channel, 18 miles southeast of Ketchikan, Alaska, Aug. 5, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by Sarah Hines. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevaced an injured 58-year-old...

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 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...