Coast Guard rescues four boaters in Sawmill Bay

JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard 25-foot response boat crew from Station Valdez rescued four boaters aboard a 22-foot aluminum jet boat after Sector Anchorage received a relayed distress call from a crewmember aboard a nearby vessel reporting they were in need of immediate assistance 14 miles west of Valdez at the entrance of Sawmill Bay Sunday at 2:56 p.m.