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The Coast Guard is investigating the circumstances of the Seattle crewman missing from a fishing boat in the Bering Sea near St. Matthew Island in Alaska.

The Seattle Times reports the seaman was last seen Thursday on the Seattle-based Clipper Seafoods vessel, which was fishing, processing and freezing Alaska cod.

The Coast Guard searched for 24 hours but suspended the search Friday afternoon. At the time the water was about 50 degrees and winds were 15 miles per hour.

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Coast Guard and Good Samaritan vessels have suspended the search for the missing crewman from the F/V Clipper Epic.

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The Coast Guard and Good Samaritan vessels are searching for a man last seen aboard the F/V Clipper Epic north of St. Matthew Island Thursday.

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The Coast Guard and Good Samaritan vessels are searching for a man last seen aboard the F/V Clipper Epic north of St. Matthew Island Thursday.

Coast Guard from Kotzebue are searching for the crewman along with the crew of fishing vessels Clipper Epic, Frontier Spirit and Frontier Mariner. The crewman was initially reported missing by the master of the 162-foot fishing vessel Clipper Epic at about 12:40 p.m., approximately 60 miles north of St. Matthew Island in the Bering Sea.

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A 48 year old crewmember having likely suffered a stroke was transported from the 590-foot bulk carrier DL Lavender 92 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Tuesday.

The Coast Guard helicopter aircrew hoisted and transported a 48-year-old crew member from the DL Lavender to awaiting LifeMed personnel in Dutch Harbor for further care and transport to Anchorage.

To achieve this long distance medevac the DL Lavender master was instructed to transit toward Dutch Harbor to reduce the distance. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew delivered a Kodiak-based rescue swimmer Monday evening to an awaiting Dolphin helicopter aircrew in Dutch Harbor. Additionally, an MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew was on stand-by in Cold Bay with a second HC-130 aircrew launched to provide communications coverage during the medevac.

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A 27 year old crewman sustained significant head injuries aboard the 116-foot commercial fishing vessel Patricia Lee 190 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, early Tuesday morning. The man safely medevaced by Coast Guard, was reported to be in stable condition.

The fishing vessel’s master reported that a crewman had been hit in the head by a crab pot. Due to the injuries received, a Coast Guard duty flight surgeon recommended a medevac. Two Air Station Kodiak MH-60 aircrews, a Coast Guard corpsman and an HC-130 Hercules aircrew were involved in the long distance rescue.

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A Crewman sustained a head injury and subsequently fell aboard the fishing vessel Devotion 34 miles southwest of Cordova, Alaska, Saturday

A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced the man safely. To facilitate the hoist, the 51-year-old crewman from the F/V Devotion was transferred to a nearby tug. The Jayhawk’s aircrew safely hoisted the man and transported him to Cordova, where he was transferred to awaiting emergency medical services personnel.

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A 35-year-old crewman is reported overboard from the 780-foot cruise ship Amsterdam in Sitka Sound, Alaska.

The Coast Guard aircrew arrived to Sitka Sound, off Biorka Island at 1 a.m., to begin the search. Weather on scene was 43 mph winds, heavy fog, seas 6-8 feet, a water temperature of 55 degrees.

Coast Guard Sector was notified at 9 p.m., Thursday by the Amsterdam reporting the man missing after he did not show up for his shift. The master was made aware of the missing man at 7:45 p.m., having last been seen at 6pm. The Amsterdam crew made extensive searches of the vessel, and turned the vessel around toward its last known position to search the water but have since continued their voyage toward Victoria, British Columbia.

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Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a fisherman from a commercial fishing vessel, Zena D, 100 miles out from Pacific City, Oregon, at 7:15am Tuesday morning.

The 37-year-old male reportedly experienced difficulty breathing and numbness in extremities, and was transferred to MEDIX paramedics at the sector’s base.

The radio transmission calling for medical assistance from the vessel Zena D came in at 4:42 a.m.

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Coast Guard Crews medevaced a man from the 65-foot Lady Crystal 34 miles southeast of Ketchikan, Alaska, Monday. After the 74 year old man fell, he was unresponsive and was going in and out of consciousness.The man was safely transported to Ketchikan where awaiting emergency medical services personnel took him to Peace Health Ketchikan Medical Center.

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An 18-year-old male, suffering from a severe hand injury and possible shock, was medevaced from the fishing vessel Pacific Harvester in Prince William Sound, Alaska, Thursday evening.

A Coast Guard emergency trauma technician treated the crewman while in transit to a Valdez pier where he was transferred to awaiting emergency medical service personnel for higher care.

The master of the Pacific Harvester requested a medevac for the crewmember who was suffering from a hand injury and displaying signs of shock. Coast Guard personnel directed the launch of a Station Valdez boat crew to perform the rescue.