Coast Guard and good Samaritans assist a fishing vessel near Port Protection, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted a man whose fishing vessel was taking on water in the vicinity of Hole in the Wall, approximately five miles southeast of Port Protection, Alaska, Tuesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kukui monitored a towing evolution involving the fishing vessel Clara, a 29-foot Leer másCoast Guard and good Samaritans assist a fishing vessel near Port Protection, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard rescue two people and two dogs in Kah Sheets Bay

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescue two people and your two dogs the Sunday in Kah Sheets Bay approximately 18 miles from Petersburg, Alaska. An Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoisted two people from their 20-foot skiff and were transported to Petersburg. There were no reported injuries or medical concerns. Watchstanders at Leer másCoast Guard rescue two people and two dogs in Kah Sheets Bay[…]

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist grounded vessel in Hood Bay, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted a man in a grounded vessel Saturday in Hood Bay, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene and landed nearby the beached vessel, transferred a pump to keep up with the flooding, and assisted the owner secure Leer másCoast Guard, good Samaritan assist grounded vessel in Hood Bay, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard rescue stranded rafter north of Haines, Alaska

​ANCHORAGE, Alaska​ — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescue a rafter Sunday after her pack raft capsized Saturday on the Klehini River north of Haines, Alaska. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka located the 42-year-old woman, who was exhibiting symptoms of mild hypothermia, and flew her to Haines where she was Leer másCoast Guard rescue stranded rafter north of Haines, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 2 in water near Elfin Cove, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska​ – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew and good Samaritans rescue two men unconscious in the water near Elfin Cove, Alaska, Tuesday. A good Samaritan vessel pulled the men from the water after their 14-foot skiff overturned approximately one mile northwest of Elfin Cove. The two were alive but unconscious when the good Samaritan Leer másCoast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 2 in water near Elfin Cove, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard: the false distress communications put lives at risk in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska — The U.S. Coast Guard received multiple reports of false distress communications in various parts of Southeast Alaska recently, putting mariner’s lives at risk.​ Coast Guard Investigative Service is working with the Juneau Police Department to investigate these calls, and urges the public to be aware that knowingly and willfully communicating a false Leer másCoast Guard: the false distress communications put lives at risk in Alaska[…]

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist vessel taking on water near Sitka, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assist the fishing vessel Tamarack taking on water near Sitka, Alaska, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka delivered a dewatering pump to the fishing vessel Tamarack, which was taking on water approximately 35 miles west of Sitka Saturday. The crew of Leer másCoast Guard, good Samaritan assist vessel taking on water near Sitka, Alaska[…]

Rescued 3 mariners from burning boat near Ward Cove

JUNEAU, Alaska — Three mariners are​ safe after being rescued, Friday, from a burning boat​ approximately two miles​ north of Ketchikan Airport.​ ​ A 45-foot Response-Boat Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Ketchikan and the crew of Ketchikan Fire Department vessel Harry Newell arrived on scene at​ 4:57 p.m., Friday, and found the three mariners and Leer másRescued 3 mariners from burning boat near Ward Cove[…]

2 hikers and 2 dogs rescued by Coast Guard aircrew on Cupola Mountain in Sitka, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska — A U. S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescued two hikers and their two dogs off of Cupola Mountain in Sitka, Alaska, this Sunday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the hikers to awaiting Emergency Medical Service personnel at the hospital in Sitka. At 9:30 a.m., Sector Juneau Command Leer más2 hikers and 2 dogs rescued by Coast Guard aircrew on Cupola Mountain in Sitka, Alaska[…]

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