USCG Jayhawk Plucks Stranded Fisherman from Montague Island

USCG Jayhawk Plucks Stranded Fisherman from Montague Island

The U.S. Coast Guard conducted an aerial rescue operation on Montague Island, pulling a stranded fisherman from the shores in a basket on Wednesday, the USCG reports. Watchstanders with the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received an assistance request from a fisherman who’s vessel became disabled at Montague Island, an uninhabited island favored by hunters, and is also […]

Coast Guard Rescues Four Mariners from Sinking ‘Kupreanof’

Coast Guard Rescues Four Mariners from Sinking ‘Kupreanof’

On Wednesday morning, the United States Coast Guard responded to a sinking vessel reported to be going down in Fairweather Grounds between Cross Sound and Yakutat Bay. Coast Guard Watchstanders directed the launch of a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Sitka on Wednesday morning after receiving a “Mayday” call from the 73-foot fishing vessel “Kupreanof,” reporting […]

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