Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns home after 40-day, 5,000-mile patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns home after 40-day, 5,000-mile patrol
A crewmember aboard a 26-foot over-the-horizon boat prepares to come alongside Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley while underway in the Bering Sea.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by Ensign Richard Zogby. KODIAK, Alaska — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley (WMEC 39) returned to their homeport in Kodiak Sunday, following a 40-day deployment throughout the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. Since...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard 110 miles west of Togiak

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search Wednesday at 5:50 p.m. for a man who fell overboard from the commercial fishing vessel Alaska Victory in 110 miles west of Togiak Wednesday. The Coast Guard’s combined search effort included aircrews aboard two HC-130 Hercules aircraft and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Kodiak covering more than 1,200 square miles. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for man overboard 110 miles west of Togiak

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for a man reported overboard from the 226-foot commercial fishing vessel Alaska Victory 110 miles west of Togiak Wednesday. Coast Guard Communication Station Kodiak received notification at 6:45 a.m. by VHF radio from a crewmember aboard the Alaska Victory reporting a 50-year-old Japanese man fell overboard at 6:30 a.m. with no survival gear or life...