Coast Guard tows disabled vessel in Anderson Bay, near Valdez, Alaska

Coast Guard tows disabled vessel in Anderson Bay, near Valdez, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew towed a disabled and adrift vessel with three people aboard in Anderson Bay, approximately 8 miles from Valdez, Alaska, Sunday. All three people aboard the vessel were safely towed back to Valdez in good condition. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command...

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 Station Valdez rescues 2 men near Busby Island, Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard Station Valdez rescues 2 men near Busby Island, Prince William Sound, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez Response Boat-Medium boat crew rescued two men from the 21-foot pleasure cruiser Gaillea after it ran aground approximately six miles off Busby Island, in Prince William Sound, Alaska, Saturday morning. A Station Valdez RB-M boat crew and several good Samaritan vessels coordinated efforts...

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat in Prince William Sound

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat in Prince William Sound
Station Valdez 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Coast Guard Station Valdez crew members medevaced an 18-year-old male, suffering from a hand injury, from the fishing vessel Pacific Harvester in Prince William Sound, Alaska, Thursday evening. The station’s crew, including an emergency trauma technician, treated the man’s hand while in transit to a Valdez pier where he...

Coast Guard tows bowpicker taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard tows bowpicker taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Valdez crew member monitors the vessel Metal Disorder as it is towed to Whittier. U.S. Coast Guard photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard Station Valdez boatcrew towed the 32-foot bowpicker Metal Disorder taking on water with one person aboard near Squaw Bay in Prince William Sound Tuesday evening. The 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew towed the Metal Disorder and its...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of passenger vessel operating in Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard terminates voyage of passenger vessel operating in Whittier, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a vessel illegally carrying passengers for hire operating out of Whittier Friday. The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Valdez ordered the Pacific Provider to return to its port of origin in Whittier. Two passengers provided statements to a Coast Guard Station Valdez boarding team that they paid for a trip on the Pacific Provider. The...

Coast Guard Station Valdez rescues 3 from recreational vessel in Valdez Arm

Coast Guard Station Valdez rescues 3 from recreational vessel in Valdez Arm
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew rescued three people from the 33-foot recreational cabin cruiser Study Beauty in Sawmill Bay, in the Valdez Arm, Alaska, Thursday. The RB-M crew took a 10-year-old boy, a 63-year-old woman, and a 72-year-old man along with two nurses who were assisting...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater near Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater near Whittier, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Mustang file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg ANCHORAGE, Alaska –The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man reported missing from a 16-foot red skiff in Passage Canal near Whittier, Alaska. Multiple Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews, a Coast Guard Station Valdez boatcrew and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans search for overdue boater near Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans search for overdue boater near Whittier, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Mustang file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a 16-foot red skiff with one person aboard reported overdue Saturday in Passage Canal near Whittier. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, a Coast Guard Station Valdez small boatcrew and the crew of the Coast...