Coast Guard coordinates rescue of four fishermen off Juneau fishing vessel

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard coordinated a rescue of four Alaska fishermen after receiving a mayday call from a crewmember aboard the Juneau based fishing vessel, Carly Renee, reporting they were taking on water and abandoning ship 22 miles east of Unalaska Island at approximately 4:42 p.m Friday.

Coast Guard conducts medevac from Akutan to Cold Bay

ANCHORAGE, Alaska- A Kodiak-based Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopter and crew deployed aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Munro medevaced a 61-year-old male who was reportedly suffering from respiratory problems at Akutan Medical Clinic 25 miles east of Dutch Harbor at 10:27 p.m. Monday.

Coast Guard makes high wind cliff rescue on Unalaska Island

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard MH-65 dolphin helicopter and crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Munro rescued a 39-year-old man while fighting more than 45 mile-an-hour winds from a cliff face on Unalaska Island, 22-miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, at 5:40 p.m.,Wednesday.

Coast Guard Cutter Munro to hold change of command

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard Cutter Munro will hold a change of command ceremony Friday at 10 a.m. in the Northern Lights Recreational Facility an Integrated Support Command Kodiak facility on Coast Guard Base Kodiak where Capt. Matthew T. Bell will relieve Capt. Craig B. Lloyd as commanding officer in a formal ceremony.

Coast Guard completes medevac near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska – Rescue crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Munro and an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter safely medically evacuated a crewman from the 281-foot commercial fishing vessel Stellar Sea near Dutch Harbor at 1 p.m. today.

Coast Guard responding to Mayday call in the Aleutians

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard Rescue Coordination Center in Juneau launched multiple aircraft and a cutter after receiving a mayday call reporting the 58-foot commercial fishing vessel Icy Mist taking on water with four people on board off Akutan Island about 4:38 a.m.

Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell to Deploy in Support of DOD Operations and International Training

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Alameda-based Coast Guard Cutter BOUTWELL will depart Monday to participate in a deployment as part of the USS BOXER Expeditionary Strike Group ESG. BOUTWELL’s deployment will take six months to cover a route circumnavigating the globe.

Coast Guard rescue swimmers being honored for heroic rescue in Alaska

MIAMI – Two Coast Guard rescue swimmers will be honored Friday by Broward Navy Days at the Winterfest Grand Marshal Reception being held at Seminole Hard Rock Live for their part in an amazing rescue that took place 127 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, March 23.

Coast Guard, Chinese Law Enforcement Officer Interdict 28 Illegal Fishermen on High Seas

JUNEAU, Alaska — A People’s Republic of China Fisheries Law Enforcement Command (FLEC) officer on board the Coast Guard Cutter Munro, seized a Chinese fishing vessel suspected of illegal large-scale high-seas drift net fishing 400 miles east of Hokkaido, Japan.