Coast Guard medevac mariner 35 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON —​ A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew medevac a crewmember from a tanker vessel approximately 35 miles offshore of Freeport, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the tanker vessel Tosna Star of a 36-year-old man who was experiencing shortness of breath.​ Watchstanders consulted with Leer másCoast Guard medevac mariner 35 miles offshore Freeport, Texas[…]

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[…]

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