Coast Guard rescues fishermen near Latouche Island

MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak based MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew rescued three fishermen from the partially submerged 42-foot fishing vessel Ruffian just north of Latouche Island in Prince William Sound Tuesday at 11:22 a.m. The rescue crew launched from Kodiak at 9:20 a.m. and arrived on scene to hoist the crew and transferred...

Coast Guard Responding to Partially Sunken Fishing Boat in Prince William Sound

MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is attempting to rescue three people off the Homer-based 42-foot fishing vessel Ruffian which was reportedly taking on water in the vicinity of Latouche Island in Prince William Sound Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center received a VHF distress relay from the Armin F. Koernig Hatchery that the...