Good Samaritan crew rescues four from water east of Resurrection Bay

KODIAK, Alaska – The crew of the 58-foot good Samaritan fishing vessel Silver Storm rescued four fishermen from the capsized 57-foot fishing vessel Copasetic two miles south of Cape Puget 28 miles east of Resurrection Bay Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received a brief mayday call via VHF-FM radio at 6:02 p.m. from the crew of the Seward-based Copasetic. The Silver...

Fishing vessel grounds in the Valdez Narrows – update

VALDEZ, Alaska – Following the rescue of three crewmen from the Seward-based 58-foot fishing vessel Copasetic Thursday Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Valdez dispatched personnel to assess the damage done to both the vessel and the environment.

Coast Guard Station Valdez crew rescues three fisherman in the Valdez Narrows

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez small boat rescue crew safely recovered three fishermen off a beach in the Valdez Narrows Thursday after the Seward-based 58-foot fishing vessel Copasetic reportedly started taking on water and was intentionally grounded to prevent it from sinking or impeding vessel traffic in the area.