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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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@Lora_Vess @AK_OK The source was confirmed to be the vessel tied up in Harris Harbor with no one aboard, no other s… https://t.co/QfnpY957T5
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UPDATE: Partial #communication #coverage has been #restored in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Read more here: https://t.co/MBvN1pUjAI
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A U.S. Coast Guard Station #Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew rescued a stranded #hunter after his boat fill… https://t.co/afeF3XbVn9
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The #USCG suspended the search Monday for an overdue kayaker near Sitka, #Alaska. The search spanned more than 45… https://t.co/afteugTQIX
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#USCG and Sitka Mountain Rescue are searching for overdue kayaker near Sitka, #Alaska, Sunday. Missing is 36YOM Ka… https://t.co/90IJBieVRZ
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#USCG suspends search for 5 missing fishermen in the waters near Sutwik Island, #Alaska. The search spanned over 2… https://t.co/gB4JIhdoAP
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#USCG crews search for 5 people in the water after their fishing boat sank near Sutwik Island, #Alaska. 2 rescued,… https://t.co/gfFHPZ7JIp
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Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders are experiencing intermittent communications within the 3,745 square-mil… https://t.co/MKQBCMoj1h
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VIDEO+PHOTOS Protecting people and protecting the marine environment are top priorities for the #USCG! U.S. Coast G… https://t.co/ZRfbUrSgDn
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Ahh, the beauty of Alaska! Great photo taken by @Runningdiver13 on Coast Guard Day in 2019 https://t.co/EJLtlVxWBe
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#ICYMI #VIDEOAVAILABLE A #USCG Air Station #Sitka MH-60 #Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a 16yo male experienc… https://t.co/7byKyRnr0t
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Congratulations, USCGC #BaileyBarco crew, on taking home #first place for the second year in a row! Check out the v… https://t.co/7NzKvMpw3y
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#Santa has begun his annual sleigh ride with #elves in tow to deliver gifts and Christmas cheer to #Alaskan childre… https://t.co/ltCnUUGqX1
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A U.S. #CoastGuard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a 25-year-old female from Angoon to… https://t.co/W31wPyHsYR
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Congratulations to the City of #Cordova, #Alaska, for being designated as a #CoastGuard City through 2024! https://t.co/uZWbVEhuX2
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Coast Guard responders suspend search along Gastineau Channel, Alaska https://t.co/JvkchV6C2n https://t.co/ppW1Xq3Ia3
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UPDATE: The owner of the vessel has been identified and found safe. He reported that his vessel had broken free abo… https://t.co/aAGmBWhbXz
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Coast Guard responders seek help to identify owner of overturned vessel in Malina Bay, Alaska. https://t.co/97DQLwZ2ug
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Coast Guard and Juneau School District representatives expand partnership, sign Partnership in Education memorandum… https://t.co/pwys1qlin6
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Public invited to Arctic and Western #Alaska Area Committee meeting in #Anchorage this Tuesday!… https://t.co/qlYPouHYq1
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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.