Cutter Roanoke Island participates in two community education events

KODIAK, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island participated in the education of students from Voznesenka and Seldovia area schools in boating safety, Coast Guard operations, and career opportunities in Homer and Seldovia Wednesday and Friday.

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.

Two hypothermic Kenai men rescued off of Kalgen Island

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Kenai boaters suffering from mild hypothermia were rescued by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island after their 24-foot skiff, Lauren Nicole, became disabled two miles southeast of Kalgin Island around 10:52 a.m. Saturday.

Good Samaritans Rescue Three From Water Near Homer

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (D17 Public Affairs) – Good Samaritans on the motor vessel Misty, rescued three men from the water five miles west of Anchor Point near Homer today. The Alaska State Troopers received a call for help from three people aboard a 16-foot aluminum skiff taking on water. The winds were reported at 10 knots with seas three to four feet. The Coast Guard received notification from the...

Coast Guard Assists Boat Taking on Water

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is assisting a boat that was taking on water at approximately 9 a.m., near Cook Inlet 40 miles west of Homer. A C-130 and a rescue helicopter were launched from Air Station Kodiak after receiving a distress call from the Final Four, a 30-foot recreational boat with six people aboard. The Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island, a 110-foot patrol boat from Homer also...