Tag Archives: Coast Guard assists

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near Kodiak, Alaska

St NicklusA Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew lowers a dewatering pump to a fishing vessel 60 miles southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, Jan. 2, 2015. The crew of the fishing vessel St. Nicholas requested assistance from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage when the on board pumps could not keep up with flooding. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Kodiak. Read the rest here  Video here 18:27

Coast Guard assists disabled grounded fishing vessel in Prince William Sound

USCGCrews from the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang and a Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium assisted the crew of a fishing vessel that ran aground Thursday morning on the south side of Evans Island in Prince William Sound. The Mustang and RB-M crews towed the fishing vessel Eleon safely to port in Chenega Bay. Read the rest here 22:29

Coast Guard assists flooding F/V Blue Ocean near Cape Ann, Massachusetts

At about 1 p.m., watchstanders at the Sector Boston Command Center received a distress call from the vessel Blue Ocean via VHF Channel 16 saying they were taking on water and unable to control the flooding with their pump. <Read more here> 18:09

F/V Caitlin & Mairead safe after taking on water, Coast Guard assists, towing to Montauk

Caitlin +MaireadOn Wednesday night, the Coast Guard is towing a commercial fishing vessel back to Montauk that was taking on water about 30 miles south of Montauk Point. Petty Officer Alissa Flockerzi said the crew aboard Caitlin & Mairead reported the 65-foot boat was taking on water at about 2:25 p.m. At the time, the four-person crew had engaged pumps, which were keeping up with the water. The boat is registered to David Aripotch. [email protected]  04:40

Coast Guard press release here  09:38