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Three people were rescued from the 33-foot recreational cabin cruiser Study Beauty in Sawmill Bay, in the Valdez Arm, Alaska, Thursday, after the captain alerted Coast Guard that the passengers were nauseated and going in and out of consciousness and the captain himself was beginning to experience the same symptoms.

The 10-year-old boy, 63-year-old woman, and 72-year-old man along with two nurses who were assisting the three, were transported to Valdez where emergency medical personnel were waiting transfer to further medical care.

The good Samaritan vessel Salish Aire and crew were in the vicinity of the Study Beauty and rendered assistance. Two nurses from the Salish Aire boarded the Study Beauty and provided medical assistance by giving them oxygen.

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Coast Guard were contacted around 10 a.m. by the fisherman requesting assistance and reporting the 29-foot commercial fishing vessel, the Roni J, was flooding and the onboard pumps were unable to keep up with the rising water.

Coast Guard boat crews rescued the fisherman from his vessel, and safely transported him back to shore, before the Roni J sank about two and a half miles west of the Chetco River entrance, Wednesday, in approximately 216 feet.
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Coast Guard Cutter Naushon rescued four mariners from the 48-foot commercial fishing vessel, after Soulmate became disabled and adrift approximately 57 miles west of Kodiak Island, south of Shelikof Strait, Alaska, Sunday.

The master of the vessel had reported the Soulmate was disabled, adrift and unable to anchor, Saturday.

The Naushon crew towed the mariners to Lazy Bay cannery, Alitak Bay, Alaska.

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A 43-year-old fisherman suffering severe pain in the lower abdomen, 9 miles off the coast of Grays Harbor, Washington, was hoisted by a Coast Guard helicopter and delivered to awaiting emergency medical services at the Bowerman Airport in Hoquiam, for further care.

The medevac request came at 12:57 p.m. A 29 ft Coast Guard Response boat arrived on scene first at 1:26 p.m. and the aircrew arrived on scene with the Kathy Ann at 2:02 p.m. After the hoist was completed, the aircrew landed at the airport at 2:50 p.m. to transfer the patient.

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Coast Guard medevaced a man from his anchored vessel near Posliedni Point in Afognak Bay, Alaska, Sunday morning.

The Naushon crew launched their small boat and took the 65-year-old man and his wife on board the cutter. The Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man from the Naushon and transported him to awaiting emergency medical personnel in Kodiak, Alaska. The Naushon crew transported the man’s wife to Kodiak.

Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received notification from the man and his wife who reported that he was suffering symptoms of a heart attack

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Suffering seizures 30 minutes after falling 18 feet, a teen from Chenega, Alaska, was medevaced from the 58ft fishing vessel Golden Pacific on Saturday.

A Coast Guard helicopter transported the teen to Anchorage and transferred him to awaiting medical personnel.

Slip and fall incidents are a major cause of disabling and life threatening injuries at sea. Responsibility for this incident has yet to be determined.

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Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a woman from the cruise ship Celebrity Solstice near Noyes Island, west of Craig, Alaska, Wednesday.

The Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the 61-year-old woman and transported her to Ketchikan, Alaska, where a Guardian Flight crew was waiting for transport to higher medical care.

The captain of the Celebrity Solstice reported the woman was suffering symptoms of a heart attack.

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Three people were rescued from a 68-foot pleasure craft, Nu Explorer, that was taking on water near Port Angeles, Sunday night.

Coast Guard crews eventually dewatered the vessel and towed it to Port Angeles Boat Haven.

The distress notification came in around 8 p.m. that the pleasure craft Nu Explorer was taking on water. Coast Guard issued an urgent mariner information broadcast and the boat crew from Station Port Angeles launched in response.

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Divers found the missing skipper inside the sunken vessel, the Kelli J, prior to it being refloated by contractors in Willapa Bay, Friday.

The vessel is being taken to the Nachotta marina with the owner’s insurance company coordinating the remaining salvage efforts.

The Kelli J was originally reported missing on Saturday, May 19, which sparked search and rescue efforts that extended into Monday when the search was suspended. Multiple efforts were conducted to attempt to locate the missing vessel that resulted in the vessel being found submerged within Willapa Bay on Wednesday.

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The voyage of the fishing vessel Nushagak Spirit was terminated near Dutch Harbor after Coast Guard discovered several safety issues and environmental concerns on board the vessel.

The Coast Guard crew boarded the Nushagak Spirit three nautical miles east of Umnak Island where they discovered one fishing violation, 14 safety violations and the improper discharge of bilge water.

The vessel’s master admitted to pumping water from the bilge over the side of the vessel, a violation of the Clean Water Act.