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A Coast Guard helicopter crew responded to a mayday call via VHF Channel 16 from the 40-foot steel hull commercial fishing vessel EH crew asking for assistance after the vessel ran hard aground and began taking on water at Saook Point in Peril Strait approximately 30 miles north of Sitka.

The crew were taken to Air Station Sitka all in good condition.

The Jayhawk helicopter crew reported a 100-foot sheen, and it was reported that the EH has a potential of 120 gallons of diesel fuel on board.

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A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 42-year-old man from the motor vessel Elpida GR approximately 65 miles southeast of Cold Bay, Wednesday.

They hoisted the man suffering from gastrointestinal problems and safely transported him to an awaiting commercial air ambulance, in Cold Bay, for transport to a higher level of medical care.

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Coast Guard safely medevaced a 44-year-old man suffering from stroke symptoms Tuesday afternoon from the fishing vessel Golden Alaska approximately 60 miles northeast of Cold Bay, Tuesday.

The Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man and safely transported him to Cold Bay for further transport by commercial services to Anchorage.

No further update available at this time.

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The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a Chief Mate reported missing Thursday evening from the cargo vessel Golden Jake anchored north of Blake Island State Park.

25 searches throughout the night and morning failed to find the man, so the search for the Philippine native was suspended with negative results.

The vessel, awaiting offload in Seattle, had been at anchor north of Blake Island State Park for 48 hours prior to the crew member going missing. An investigation between Sector Puget Sound investigating officers and Customs and Border Protections officers is being conducted.

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A contracted workman slipped and fell into a bilge of the Ergina Luck while installing a recirculation system. The man reportedly seriously injured both his legs and back and was unable to walk.

The Coast Guard assisted the injured man from the anchored ship at the Astoria anchorage on the Columbia River, early Monday morning. and transported him to emergency medical services at the 17th Street Pier in Astoria. The Clatsop County high-angle rescue team boarded the motor vessel and had to immobilize the crewmember and carry him up three sets of stairs before lowering him down to the crew aboard the 47-foot MLB.

The condition of the injured man is unknown at this time. The cause of the incident which caused serious injuries will be investigated.

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A 25-year-old crewman fell and sustained head injuries aboard the 107-foot fishing vessel Bering Hunter approximately 60 miles south west of Cold Bay, Alaska, Thursday morning.

A Coast Guard helicopter hoisted the man and safely transported him to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Cold Bay.

The man’s condition is unknown.

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Five fisherman were rescued after an abandon ship due to flooding while west of Cape Alava, Wednesday.

Coast Guard Motor lifeboat took the fishermen aboard and transported them to Coast Guard Station Neah Bay with no reported medical concerns.

The 87-foot fishing vessel Sunnfjord was reported flooding at 1:45pm and with all their dewatering pumps running the crew was unable to keep up with the rising water. Crews aboard the Coast Guard Cutters Cuttyhunk and Swordfish, an MH-65 dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles, the MLB from Station Quillayute River and an MLB from Station Neah Bay responded, as well as good Samaritans aboard the vessels Island Voyager and Equinox, and the crew of the vessel Eclipse.

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A 42-year-old crewman was medevaced from the 94-foot factory stern trawler Golden Alaska approximately 75 miles northwest of Cold Bay, Alaska.

The Crewman was suffering from a hernia and needed to receive surgical care within eight hours. A Jayhawk crew flying near Dutch Harbor, Alaska, was diverted to the scene. Coast Guard was able to get the crewman to medical providers in Cold Bay within approximately 3 hours from initial notification.

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Coast Guard air and boat crews rescued one woman and recovered one man after their 15-foot paddleboat was beset by weather near Three Tree Point in Burien, Wash.

An helicopter crew from Port Angeles and a Seattle 45-foot Response Boat responded to the incident and transferred both mariners to local Emergency Medical Service personnel.

Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders received initial notification from King County Dispatch at 2:53 a.m., reporting two individuals aboard a paddleboat potentially beset by weather. Sector personnel established communication with the mariners via cell phone and reported hearing a loud scream before losing connection.

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The Coast Guard is searching for two men, 50-year-old James Cole and 48-year-old Sheridan “Scott” Stringer, after their 10-foot skiff capsized in Gastineau Channel near Juneau, Tuesday.

The Juneau Police Department received a call at 9pm Tuesday from a man near Aurora Harbor, Juneau, reporting that he heard people screaming for help.

A station Juneau smallboat crew rescued one person found on the hull of the capsized skiff Tuesday at 9:40 p.m. Juneau Police Department personnel reported to the Coast Guard that two other people safely swam ashore. The three survivors reported that two men were still missing.