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The Coast Guard medevaced a 26-year-old fisherman from the 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Star approximately 74 miles southeast of the city of Kodiak, Alaska, Saturday.

A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the injured fisherman and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at the Kodiak Airport.

Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received the call for assistance at approximately 11:03 a.m. from the operator of the Pacific Star that a deckhand had been struck in the head by deck rigging and needed medical attention. Watchstanders consulted the duty flight surgeon who recommended the medevac. The Jayhawk helicopter crew was dispatched to the scene.

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A Coast Guard boat crew medevaced a 28-year-old crewman reportedly suffering from extreme stomach pains aboard a NOAA vessel near Garibaldi, Wednesday.

A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay safely transported the NOAA crewmember to emergency medical personnel, who transferred him from the station to Tillamook County Hospital.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a request at 5:42 a.m. from the crew of the Bell M. Shimada, a 209-foot American fisheries research ship homeported in Newport, for help transferring a crewmember reportedly suffering symptoms of potential appendicitis.

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Coast Guard and Washington Dept. of Ecology personnel responded to pollution caused after a vessel hit a rock near Jones Island, Monday evening.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget were notified at 4:36 p.m. by a TowBoat U.S. crew that a 48-foot fishing vessel struck a rock and was taking on water.

Two Good Samaritans responded and removed the owner safely from the boat.

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The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of a sailor in distress more than 990 miles west of the Columbia River by utilizing the Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue system, Tuesday.

Responding to the AMVER request, the crew of the 1,098-foot container ship Oocl Utah altered their course to retrieve the distressed sailor, safely took him aboard the ship and is currently transporting him to their next port of call in Busan, South Korea.

Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 13th District Command Center received the notification of distress from the operator of the 37-foot sailing vessel Sea Sweeper stating that weather had torn his sails on the vessel’s lower mast, was having issues with its engine and batteries and was running low on potable water. During his transit the operator was also battling 30 mph winds and 8-foot seas.

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A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew medevaced a man from a charter vessel in Snipe Bay south of Sitka, Alaska, Tuesday.

The Air Station Sitka helicopter crew hoisted the man and transported him to Sitka where he was met by awaiting emergency medical services personnel.

Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders received a medevac request from the captain aboard the Sapphire Blue for a 69-year-old man reportedly suffering heart problems. The duty flight surgeon was consulted and recommended the medevac.

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A Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor crew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small II rescued a man who was swept out to sea while wading in the water near the Grays Harbor north jetty at Ocean Shores, Washington, Sunday.

The man, in his early twenties, who drifted approximately 300 yards past the tip of the jetty, was rescued from the water by the small boat crew, treated for hypothermia, and taken back to Station Grays Harbor where he was met by local emergency medical services for further medical care.

Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received the call from personnel at Grays Harbor County 911 dispatch about the man in the water without a life jacket, who was reported as being swept away from the jetty and calling for help. Sector Columbia River directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and the Station Grays Harbor small boat crew.

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A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan boatcrew assisted the 38-foot fishing vessel Serenity after it began taking on water near the ferry terminal in Ketchikan, Alaska, Sunday.

The Ketchikan boatcrew dewatered the Serenity until the vessel was safely moored and a temporary patch was outfitted at the hull breach. The Serenity is scheduled to be towed Monday by a salvage company.

Sector Juneau watchstanders received a request for assistance from the Serenity’s captain stating that the vessel was taking on water at approximately 50 gallons every 10 minutes. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and directed the launch of the boatcrew.

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A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted a 29-year-old boater in distress from his grounded vessel near Sitka, Alaska, Sunday.

The Jayhawk helicopter crew located, hoisted the boater and transferred him to Sitka where he was met by family members.

Sector Juneau watchstanders received a report of a boater that had crashed his boat in the vicinity of Redoubt Bay. Watchstanders made contact with the operator who stated that he had grounded his vessel on the beach. Watchstanders launched the Jayhawk helicopter crew to assist.

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A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued two boaters after their pleasure craft began taking on water and sank 10 miles north of Port Townsend, Washington, Thursday.

The two men were successfully hoisted from the water and taken to Whidbey Island Hospital for further medical evaluation.

Watchstanders at the Sector Puget Sound Command Center received the mayday from the operator of the 34-foot pleasure craft Adalade reporting that they were taking on water and issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast and directed the launch of the helicopter crew. A good Samaritan vessel, responding to the UMIB, arrived on scene and reported seeing two people in the water. Shortly thereafter, the helicopter crew arrived on scene and hoisted the two individuals.

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A small privately owned fishing vessel overturned in Glacier Bay National Park, Monday May 30, about 10 miles from park headquarters, and officials dispatched large and small search vessels to the site after receiving word of the incident.

Four passengers made it to safety. Tom VandenBerg, who was aboard the vessel at the time of capsize, reported that a fellow passenger swam to a nearby island and flagged down a passing boat. He credited this effort as the sole reason that the four survived.

A father and son, identified as 75-year-old Larry Roger McWilliams and 48-year-old Gary Roger McWilliams, were pulled from the water by the crew of the tour vessel, Wilderness Discoverer, to perform CPR, but were unable to revive the two.