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A biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game raised the alarm that the 43-foot gill netter Transit was disabled in the surf and taking on water. The master of the Transit shot off red flares and stayed with the vessel. Two good Samaritan vessels arrived on scene to render assistance but were unable due to surf conditions.

A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued the man from the fishing vessel approximately 14 miles north of Port Moller near Kodiak Island, and transported him to Port Moller.

“This mariner aided his rescue by wearing a survival suit, using a signaling device and staying with his vessel,” said Lt. Dan Hendricks, command duty officer for the 17th District. “Those three elements combined with the prompt notification by the Fish and Game biologist allowed us to remove him from harm’s way.”

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Good Samaritans Calista Marie crew assisted with the rescue of the captain and three crew members from the capsized fishing vessel Grayling in the Kupreanof Strait near Raspberry Island, Monday.

The crew of the Calista Marie arrived on scene and rescued one crewman from the Grayling, as the Grayling’s skiff driver rescued the master. A Coast Guard aircrew diverted their helicopter when they observed the captain of the capsized fishing vessel Grayling jump into the water to assist the fourth crewman. They noted he didn’t hesitate to jump into 47-degree water to save his crew

The captain of the Grayling was able to pull one of his crewmen safely onto the Grayling’s purse seiner skiff and initiate CPR. The Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk crew then transported him to awaiting EMS at Kodiak Municipal Airport.

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The Destination and its six crew members were lost February 11, 2017, while fishing for Opilio crab northwest of St. George, Alaska. The wreckage has been located by Two NOAA ships, en route to scientific missions in Alaskan waters, at the request of the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation.

NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson used its multibeam echo sounder to search the area around the last known position of the Destination. Then the NOAA Ship Fairweather, used its multibeam sonar, designed for seafloor mapping and object detection, to locate the Destination in approximately 250 feet of water.

With the wreckage and debris field located by NOAA ships, a U.S. Coast Guard dive team aboard Coast Guard Cutter Healy will use a remotely operated vehicle to investigate the wreckage later this month. Imagery from the ROV will provide visual confirmation of the wreck site and become part of the Coast Guard’s Marine Board of Investigation, which holds its public hearing August 7-18 in Seattle.

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A fisherman with heart attack symptoms was flown off the commercial fishing vessel Kandi Dawn 75 miles offshore of Lincoln City, Oregon, early Tuesday morning. The fisherman was delivered to the Level 1 Trauma Center at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland.

The call for help came in at 1:30am, the helicopter arrived on scene at 3:41 a.m. and the patient was safely hoisted and transferred the patient to OHSU for further care by 5:50 a.m.

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The captain of the fishing vessel Coventina reportedly fell in the fish hold, injuring his ribs and showing signs of shock. A relief captain took control of the vessel and navigated to Stockdale Harbor on the northwest side of Montague Island.

A Coast Guard helicopter crew deployed to Cordova, Alaska, medevaced the captain from a beach, rather than direct from the F/V because of it’s configuration, in the vicinity of Prince William Sound, Alaska, Saturday. They brought the injured captain aboard and transferred him to Cordova where local emergency medical services personnel were waiting.

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F/V Deceptive C grounded in Stikine Strait, approximately 17 nautical miles from Wrangell, Monday evening. No injuries reported.

Responders from Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Ketchikan led the response and worked with Coast Guard Sector Juneau and ADEC to mitigate the pollution and eliminate the potential for further environmental impact.

MSD Ketchikan opened the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund and hired Power Systems and Supplies, a contracted Oil Spill Removal Organization, to clean the discharged diesel fuel and to remove any oil products and hazardous materials from the Deceptive C. Approximately 3000 pounds of oily waste and debris was recovered from the grounded vessel.

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A crewman aboard the Island Enterprise suffered a severe injury to his index finger. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon recommended a medevac as the injury was deemed potentially limb threatening.

An aviation crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman medevaced a 33-year-old man from the fishing vessel Thursday morning approximately 152 miles north of Dutch Harbor. The man was hoisted safely in 35-mph winds, 8 to 10-foot seas, and transported to EMS in Dutch Harbor.

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The Coast Guard is responding to a grounded tanker, the Argent Cosmos, a 557-foot Panamanian-flagged tanker loaded with 1.63 million gallons of ethanol and 6.65 million gallons of monoethylene glycol. It also has 458,074 gallons of high-sulfur oil and 99,064 gallons of low-sulfur oil aboard. The vessel was outbound after finishing a port call at Longview, Washington. Two tugs are on scene in the vicinity of Skamokawa, Washington to assist as the water rises with the incoming tide.

Apparently the Argent Cosmos lost the use of a fuel pump and ran aground at 6:28 a.m. Thursday.

A boat crew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small II from Station Cape Disappointment is en route to the vessel with a Sector Columbia River inspections team.

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Pararescuemen, from the CGC Sherman, are attempting to access the capsized Miss Destinee to search for the missing people while other responders continue to search surrounding waters.

The crew of tug St. Michael, Coast Guard, and Alaska Air National Guard continue to search Friday for one male and one female missing from the fishing vessel Miss Destinee that capsized in Marmot Bay.

Coast Guard Dolphin and Jayhawk helicopter crews, a Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Kodiak boat crew, the crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Sherman and Chandeleur, nine para-rescuemen from the AK ANG 212th Rescue Squadron and the crew of tug St. Michael searched throughout Thursday night near the location of the Miss Destinee, 23 miles north of Air Station Kodiak.

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Coast Guard crews and a good Samaritan vessel crew are searching Thursday for one male and one female missing from the fishing vessel Miss Destinee that capsized in Marmot Bay.

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak Dolphin and Jayhawk helicopter crews, a Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Kodiak boatcrew and the crew of the good Samaritan vessel are searching near the location of the Miss Destinee, 23 miles north of Air Station Kodiak. The good Samaritan crew recovered two people aboard the Miss Destinee. One of the two was the master of the Miss Destinee, who confirmed there were two other people missing after a large wave capsized the vessel. The Good Samaritan crew recovered the Master and his crewman from the Miss Destinee.

A mayday transmission was received over VHF-FM channel 16 from the good Samaritan at approximately 7:30 a.m., Thursday.