Coast Guard’s oldest cutter arrives in Juneau – open for tours

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard Cutter Acushnet, the services oldest cutter in the fleet and its crew are scheduled to arrived in Juneau around 10 a.m. Friday for a port visit this weekend before returning to their homeport of Ketchikan.

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of three in Ugak Bay near Kodiak Island

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of three mariners on the 32-foot fishing vessel Butterfly, homeported in Homer, after the crew reported their vessel was taking on water about a mile off Gull Point in Ugak Bay near Kodiak Island Saturday.

Coast Guard Cutter Acushnet terminates commercial fishing vessel for safety violations

KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard Cutter Acushnet terminated the voyage of the 77-foot commercial fishing vessel Topazfor a safety violation during a boarding 14 miles southeast of Cape Chiniak Thursday.

Family shares 10 year reunion with the Acushnet

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Walter Shinn Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Morrison held hands with his wife Harmonie and their 9-year-old son, Brendan, as they stood on the pier in silence looking at the Coast Guard Cutter Acushnet for the first time in 10 years. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); });

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Remaining Two Crew Members of the Fishing Vessel Katmai

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard suspended the search today at 9:36 a.m. for two missing crewmen from the fishing vessel Katmai that sank 100 miles west of Adak.

2 missing Alaskan fisherman recovered, search continues for 2

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Good Samaritan fishing vessel Patricia Lee recovered two of four missing fishermen from the fishing vessel Katmai at approximately 8:40 p.m. last night.

Coast Guard Recovers 4 Survivors From Missing Fishing Vessel

JUNEAU, Alaska – An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter is recovered 4 survivors in good condition from the fishing vessel Katmai 100 miles west of Adak Island in Amchitka Pass as the search continues for 4 of 11 still missing.

Coast Guard Searching for 11 People from Fishing Vessel Katmai

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for 11 fishermen from the fishing vessel Katmai after responding to an Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon registered to the fishing vessel Katmai approximately 100 miles west of Adak, Alaska.

Coast Guard Temporarily Terminates Fishing Voyage

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard Cutter Acushnet temporarily terminated a fishing voyage approximately 30 miles northeast of Kodiak at approximately 2 p.m., Monday. A boarding team from the Acushnet, a 213-foot medium endurance cutter homeported in Ketchikan, Alaska conducted a routine fishing vessel inspection and found a shark fin hanging from the rigging of the fishing vessel Arctic Wave....