Coast Guard medevacs man from yacht near Betton Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from yacht near Betton Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Fireman Jessica Fontenette. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a 90-year-old man suffering symptoms of a stroke from a yacht Thursday near Betton Island. A Coast Guard 45-foot response boat-medium crew from Station Ketchikan with two South Tongass Fire Department EMTs aboard arrived at the 177-foot yacht Ice Bear,...

Coast Guard, good Samarian rescue kayaker in the water near Keene Island, AK

Coast Guard, good Samarian rescue kayaker in the water near Keene Island, AK
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Fireman Jessica Fontenette. JUNEAU – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a man after his kayak overturned near Keene Island, approximately 14 nautical miles south of Petersburg, Alaska, Sunday. A good Samaritan on a vessel located the kayaker in the water and recovered him. The good Samaritan then transferred the man...

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 file photo Juneau, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers, U. S. Forest Service, and Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad (KVRS) responded to a downed aircraft Thursday eight miles northeast of Ketchikan, Alaska. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka located the wreckage at 2:37 p.m. and lowered two rescue swimmers who reported no survivors. One...

Coast Guard medevacs man from yacht near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from yacht near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan crew members, Petty Officer 3rd Class Corben Hill (left) and Petty Officer 3rd Class Caleb Hoskins work a tow line for a yacht near Ketchikan, after another Ketchikan crew medevaced the yacht’s captain June 9, 2021. . U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman George Haver. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a yacht anchored in Blank Inlet near Gravina...

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...