Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Whittier, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt FredricksonJUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing person near Whittier, Alaska, Saturday. Still missing is Victor Moreno, who was last seen wearing a green jacket, green pants, and brown boots. The Coast Guard suspended the search after Coast Guard boat and aircrews dedicated over 13 hours of search time and...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Surprise Cove, Cochrane Bay

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Surprise Cove, Cochrane Bay
Coast Guard 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Surprise Cove and Cochrane Bay, approximately 10 nautical miles east of Whitter, Alaska, Saturday. Missing is 60-year-old Victor Moreno, who was last seen wearing a green jacket, green pants, and brown boots. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received a report...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Port Fidalgo, Alaska

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Port Fidalgo, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Valdez 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Station Valdez assisted a vessel taking on water Friday near Port Fidalgo, approximately 50 nautical miles south from Valdez, Alaska. A Station Valdez 29-foot Response Boast-Small crew arrived on scene and determined the vessel had a weak seem affecting the forward bilge. Members from Station Valdez...

Coast Guard responds to two vessels in distress, tows both to Valdez, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to two vessels in distress, tows both to Valdez, Alaska
A Coast Guard boat crew from Station Valdez assists mariners with a 28-foot pleasure craft taking on water after they struck a rock.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Eugenia Bakunova. JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard boat crews responded to two vessels in distress after one operator had been disabled for over a day and the other operator’s vessel was taking on water, Friday. Two...

Coast Guard saves six people, tows disabled vessel in Port Etches

Coast Guard saves six people, tows disabled vessel in Port Etches
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew rescued six people and towed their disabled and adrift 22-foot vessel Freebird in Hinchinbrook Entrance near Port Etches, Prince William Sound, Alaska, Saturday. The Station Valdez boat crew transported all six people with their disabled vessel...

Coast Guard Cordova FOL crew saves man stranded for three days on Montague Island

Coast Guard Cordova FOL crew saves man stranded for three days on Montague Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew, forward-deployed to Cordova, poses with a man they rescued after he was stranded for three days on Montague Island near Cordova, Alaska, June 13, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Palen. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to Cordova, rescued...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship in Prince William Sound, 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 medically evacuated a 61-year-old female suffering with cardiac problems from the cruise ship Island Princess in vicinity of Bligh Island, near Prince William Sound, Alaska, Tuesday. The woman was transported to emergency medical services personnel...

Coast Guard suspends search after owner of adrift boat located

Coast Guard suspends search after owner of adrift boat located
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska —The Coast Guard has suspended its search for potential persons in the water east of Whittier, Monday. The owner of the boat has been located and the Coast Guard has confirmed there is no-one in distress. “We understand that accidents happen and appreciate the owner of the boat coming forward and letting us...

Coast Guard searching for unconfirmed persons in the water east of Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for unconfirmed persons in the water east of Whittier, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching Monday for unconfirmed persons in the water after a small boat with nobody aboard was found adrift east of Whittier. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Anchorage are trying to track down the owner of a 10-foot, blue and gray Zodiak that was found adrift in Passage Canal containing...