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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 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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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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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.

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A Coast Guard helicopter hoisted a 47 year old crewman with a severe leg injury from the fishing vessel Nordic Cross and transported him to Kodiak where he was transferred to awaiting emergency medical services personnel.

The Nordic Cross was in Duck Bay, about 20 miles north of Kodiak, Alaska, Wednesday at the time of the incident.

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The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a crewman reported overboard from the 190-foot fishing vessel Cape Greig in Ugashik Bay, Alaska.

A Coast Guard Hercules and a helicopter crew and nine good Samaritan vessels searching a total of 13-square miles along the Ugashik Bay shoreline and up the river failed to locate the man.

The alarm was received on Thursday, at approximately 4:27 p.m.

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The Pacific Pearl was a Good Samaritan vessel rescuing three people from a sinking fishing vessel Leona in Sitka Sound, Alaska, Monday.

dewatering attempts failed. As the Leona continued to sink, the three crewmembers abandoned ship to the good Samaritan fishing vessel Pacific Pearl. The Pacific Pearl transported the Leona crew back to Sitka.