Coast Guard Sector Anchorage was notified that a crewman aboard the 32-foot fishing vessel MISS MARIA was suffering from a severely broken forearm, Friday, July 1.
The Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted the 56-year-old fisherman and transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services in Kodiak. The fisherman suffered a double compound fracture to his right forearm. Published reports do not indicate the cause of his injury. He was taken to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in stable condition.