Coast Guard rescues three fisherman from vessel taking on water near Akutan, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues three fisherman from vessel taking on water near Akutan, Alaska
A USCG Air Station Kodiak helicopter crew circles the fishing vessel Predator prior to rescuing all 3 crewmembers. JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued three people from the fishing vessel Predator after it ran aground and was taking on water near Akutan Harbor, Alaska, Monday morning. The Jayhawk crew arrived on scene, hoisted the three crewmembers and safely transported...

Coast Guard rescues 4, dog after fishing vessel explodes near St. Simons Island Sound

Coast Guard rescues 4, dog after fishing vessel explodes near St. Simons Island Sound
U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued four fisherman Thursday after their vessel caught fire and exploded near St. Simons Island Sound. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Brunswick. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued four fisherman Thursday after the boat the four were on caught fire and exploded near St. Simons Island Sound, Georgia. A 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew from Coast...

Coast Guard tows 180-ton fishing vessel to Astoria, Oregon

Coast Guard tows 180-ton fishing vessel to Astoria, Oregon
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard towed a 90-foot fishing vessel to Astoria, Saturday, after an engine casualty rendered the vessel powerless Friday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a call reporting that the 180-ton fishing vessel Predator lost propulsion approximately 30 miles west of the Columbia River entrance at approximately 2:30 p.m., Friday. Sector Columbia River launched...