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Emergency contact information

If you are in need of immediate assistance contact the Coast Guard at:

  • 17th District command center: 907-463-2000
  • Local 911
  • Coast Guard on VHF-FM channel 16 (marine-band radio)
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#USCG responding to barge aground in Naknek, #Alaska https://t.co/MwggvJ25M9 https://t.co/8QI3vGeLNE
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#Video available! #USCG Air Station Kodiak crew out of Cordova, #Alaska, medevacs man from charter fishing boat out… https://t.co/XhR72L2xXk
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#ICYMI A #USCG Station #Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew medevaced a 5-year-old girl from the cruise s… https://t.co/Z5fFfTP59F
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#ThisJustIn A #USCG Air Station #Sitka aircrew medevaced 2 elderly men from #Lemon #Creek #Glacier today! Read more… https://t.co/Me9wz7w3lx
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#ICYMI #ThisJustIn #USCG Station #Valdez crews saved 6 people and towed their disabled 22-foot vessel #Freebird to… https://t.co/2UOwzKhUBy
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#ThisJustIn A #USCG Air Station #Sitka Jayhawk aircrew rescued a 50-year-old man after he reportedly fell 100 feet… https://t.co/hkusivlfHL
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#ThisJustIn USCGC #BaileyBarco crew members have been assisting mariners with their partially submerged fishing ves… https://t.co/vo8GOnF3rr
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#USCG Station #Juneau and Station #Ketchikan 45-foot RBM boat crews towed mariners to safety in their adrift vessel… https://t.co/OAgIRsH9xu
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#ThisJustIn A #USCG Air Station #Kodiak Jayhawk #helicopter aircrew, forward-deployed to #Cordova, #Alaska, rescued… https://t.co/HWmdkeGgeK
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#ThisJustIn #CoastGuard #Alaska crews conducted a second cruise ship medevac in less than 24 hours! An Air Station… https://t.co/uhFNdjbbkZ
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#ThisJustin A #USCG Station #Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevaced a 61-year-old woman from the Cruise… https://t.co/lctkrXXuHe
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Recently, #USCG Team #Kodiak members participated in the 21st Annual Tom's Run, a 200-mile run and bike relay dedic… https://t.co/681k6kI7Sj
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With vast distances traveled to move boom, personnel, & #USCG assets, #oilspills are not easy to respond to in… https://t.co/6hEb5uCyJA
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Plan to fish near Bristol Bay, #Alaska this year? Come get a free inspection! Take the time, don't get a fine. https://t.co/m6sYxbGo8v
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The owner of the adrift boat has been located! Thank you for calling us! The search has been suspended, there is no… https://t.co/33GUHqqVpx
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This skiff was found adrift east of Whittier this morning. Anyone with information about its owner, please call us… https://t.co/cgfM4VCVdh
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Anyone with information about an adrift Zodiak in Passage Canal east of Whittier, please call us at 907-428-4100!… https://t.co/zQK5sZwU00
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Nice teamwork out there today by Capital City Fire Rescue and #USCG Station #Juneau! They teamed up to save six peo… https://t.co/3PMQvVlr1P
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We want to thank the good Samaritans who assisted on the downed Cessna in Cascade Bay. We are truly sorry to hear t… https://t.co/ezyEDcnOuw
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The #USCG, Alaska Air National Guard and good Samaritans are responding to a report of a downed aircraft in Cascad… https://t.co/72hXOI1oDX
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Welcome to the Seventeenth Coast Guard District

Mission:

We serve and safeguard the public, protect the environment and its resources, and defend the Nation’s interests in the Alaskan maritime region.  


During an average month, in the 17th District, the Coast Guard;

Saves 22 lives; assists 53 people; reports and investigates 25 marine casualties; performs 74 living marine resource boardings; responds to 22 pollution incidents; services 93 buoys and fixed aids to navigation; conducts 13 security boardings and 22 security patrols; performs 143 commercial fishing vessel safety exams; saves over $1.65 million in property; teaches 375 kids about life jacket wear; and performs 95 marine inspections.


Area of Responsibility

The 17th District encompasses over 3,853,500 sq. miles and over 47,300 miles of shoreline throughout Alaska and the Arctic.