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...

Coast Guard closes case of downed aircraft in Prince William Sound

Coast Guard closes case of downed aircraft in Prince William Sound
A Cessna A185F Skywagon  upside down after crashing in Cascade Bay, 20 miles southwest of Valdez, Alaska, May 21, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard and good Samaritans responded to a report of three people in the water after an aircraft crashed in Cascade Bay 20 miles southwest of Valdez, Alaska, Tuesday. One person is deceased and two other...

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft in Prince William Sound

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft in Prince William Sound
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard and good Samaritans responded to a report of a downed aircraft in Prince William Sound, in the vicinity of Cascade Bay 20 miles southwest of Valdez, Alaska, Tuesday. Three people were picked up by good Samaritans and were medevaced. Two people were taken by an Alaska Air...

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...