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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.

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Seven people were rescued from a life raft in Thorne Bay, Alaska, Friday, after their 58-foot fishing vessel Mystic Lady ran aground and sank.

A Coast Guard boat took the five adults and two children to a Thorne Bay pier in good condition.

The rescue was triggered by a 406 emergency position indicating radio beacon alert and a mayday broadcast via VHF-FM Channel 16 from the master of the Mystic Lady reporting that his vessel struck a rock and was sinking quickly. The master reported that seven people were abandoning ship into a life raft.

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A serious dockside incident killed one dockworker and injured others at the Port of Longview Terminal 5, in Washington, early Thursday morning.

Reportedly a mooring line parted killing one dockworker, seriously injuring the vessel’s chief officer and injuring two others.

A report was received from the motor vessel Ansac Splendor at 1:46 a.m., reporting that a mooring line parted while the vessel was shifting at berth to facilitate the loading of cargo.

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Three adults and three children were rescued as their 27-foot cabin cruiser was taking on water near Long Island in Sitka Sound, Tuesday evening.

A Sitka Fire Rescue crew, and four good Samaritan crews participated in the rescue. A Coast Guard helicopter delivered deterring pumps.

The children were placed into a life raft with life jackets and were quickly picked up by the crew of the Poseidon, a good Samaritan vessel, and transported to Sitka.

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A 50-year-old fisherman suffered a severe hand injury and went into medical shock on board the fishing vessel Myrna Lynn.

Coast Guard medically evacuated the injured fisherman from 13 miles west of the Grays Harbor, Washington, entrance, Monday morning.

The injury was report at 8:15 a.m., Coast Guard medically evacuated the injured crewman from the Myrna Lynn at 9 a.m. and safely transferred him to emergency medical care at Station Grays Harbor in Westport, who transported the patient to Grays Harbor Community Hospital for further care.

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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.