Coast Guard deploys personnel, assets to Cordova

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak positioned assets in Cordova in preparation for the upcoming spring and summer fishing seasons in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska. Air station personnel deployed an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and support crew to Cordova on April 30, in an effort to reduce search and rescue response times during a known period of increased maritime activity. The Coast Guard will...

Cordova residents rescued from the Copper River Delta

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak-based MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced three Cordova men stranded and showing signs of hypothermia from the Copper River delta to Cordova Monday. The Coast Guard received notification Sunday evening that Kevin Kimber, William Bell and Leon Blackler had become stranded on shore in the Copper River Delta 13 miles southeast of Cordova...