Tag Archives: F/V Alaska Mist

Coast Guard mourns Petty Officer Third Class Travis Obendorf injured in the Line of Duty in Alaska

131218_coast_bigALAMEDA – Petty Officer Third Class Travis Obendorf died in a Seattle hospital Dec. 18 as a result of injuries he sustained during search and rescue operations near Amak Island, Alaska, Nov. 11, while serving aboard Coast Guard Cutter Waesche. Obendorf’s family was by his side when he passed away in Swedish Hospital following surgery. [email protected]  12:30

F/V Alaska Mist disabled in the Bering Sea since Saturday arrives in Dutch Harbor under Coast Guard tow Thursday

alaska mistJUNEAU, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche assisted the crew of the disabled fishing vessel Alaska Mist in the Bering Sea near Amak Island Thursday. Joint effort between the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche, a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, the 207-foot tug Resolve Pioneer and the fishing vessel Pavlof resulted in the successful tow of the Alaska Mist and safe disembarkation of the crew to Dutch Harbor.  Once on scene, the Waesche crew arranged the transportation of non-essential crewmembers from the Alaska Mist. [email protected]  00:06