Coast Guard Sector San Diego aircrew medevacs ailing fisherman

Coast Guard Sector San Diego aircrew medevacs ailing fisherman
SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew medically evacuated an ailing 71-year old man from a fishing boat approximately 30 miles south of San Diego, Tuesday. The crew of the 56-foot commercial fishing vessel Seeker contacted the Coast Guard at 11:56 a.m., requesting assistance for the U.S. citizen after he began experiencing heart attack-like symptoms and collapsed, possibly suffering an...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner near Unimak Island, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner near Unimak Island, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard suspended the active search for a fisherman 10 miles north of Unimak Island in the Bering Sea Wednesday. Coast Guard and good Samaritan crews searched 64 square miles for a total of 10 hours. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 17th District command center received a report from a good Samaritan aboard the vessel Seafreeze Alaska Wednesday morning that a crewmember...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans searching for mariner near Unimak Island, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans searching for mariner near Unimak Island, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a mariner who reportedly fell overboard from the fishing vessel Seeker 10 miles northwest of Unimak Island in the Bering Sea Wednesday morning. A Coast Guard helicopter crew and several good Samaritan vessel crews are searching the area where the man entered the water. The Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley is en route to assist. Coast...