Tag Archives: Rescues

Norwegian Getaway “Rescues” Cuban Rafters

A Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) cruise ship on Sunday, September 2, 2018 stopped its cruise to the Caribbean and Mexico and deployed a lifeboat to pick up four Cuban nationals spotted “in the middle of the ocean,” according to a … Continue reading

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Good Samaritan Rescues 3 in F/V Leona Sinking

Thanks to the swift efforts of the U.S. Coast Guard and good Samaritan F/V Pacific Pearl, three fishermen in Sitka Sound were rescued this week after their vessel began taking on water. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Juneau received a … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Rescues 7 in F/V Mystic Lady Sinking

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued five adults and two children after the 58-foot F/V Mystic Lady sunk near Thorne Bay, Alaska. Shortly after 4am on Friday, June 29th, watchstanders at the Station Ketchikan received a 406-emergency position indication radio beacon … Continue reading

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U.S. Coast Guard Rescues 4 Maritime Workers This Week

In an effort to reduce response times during the winter commercial fishing season, the U.S Coast Guard is making good use of a “forward operating location” in Cold Bay. It was a busy week for the U.S. Coast Guard, 17th … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Rescues 59-Year-Old Woman from Celebrity Cruise Ship Millennium

The Coast Guard reports an aircrew stationed out of Sitka, Alaska rescued a 59-year-old woman from Celebrity's cruise ship Millennium on May 15. In a press release the Coast Guard states "personnel at the 17th Coast Guard District command center … Continue reading

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