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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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Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew and good Sams medevaced an injured vessel captain northeast of Biorka Island,… https://t.co/7Ko8hO39w0
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@Nveleber123 The name of the fishing vessel is Western Cruiser. V/r, Petty Officer Norcross
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Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crew medevaced a 42-year-old woman off a fishing vessel near Noyes Island,… https://t.co/0JrnyYPcGu
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USCG Air Station Kodiak aircrew conducted a non-maritime medevac last night of an injured 6-year-old girl out of Ou… https://t.co/wXdegYssvb
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A USCG Station Ketchikan boa crew, locals and a good Sam vessel rescued five fishermen yesterday, full release here… https://t.co/VD2Dlw96Q7
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USCG Air Station Kodiak aircrew, forward deployed to Cordova, headed into the weekend with a hoist after three peop… https://t.co/v0Jp9sfVmj
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Additional footage by Petty Officer 1st Class Nadia Laub. https://t.co/5wJMrNcvsy
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A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew medevaced a 55-year-old woman from North Sister Mountain on Kodiak Island,… https://t.co/AVQr4D5Fa3
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Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Harkins hopping in to assist Capital City Fire and Rescue with a house fire ear… https://t.co/P2GXc5ZsP8
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Coast Guard updates on the Heather Anne, Alaska Department of Natural Resources issues letter… https://t.co/oPHuOubHJz
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Coast Guard suspends search for person missing after Whittier fire, Alaska: https://t.co/O75p1M9K2X
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Coast Guard, locals and good Samaritans search for 1 person missing after explosion and subsequent fire in Whittier… https://t.co/tIolTo1wkz
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Yesterday a USCG Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to Cordova, medevaced a 53 YOF… https://t.co/0nw43pFNJD
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Coast Guard Station Valdez responded to and towed two vessels in distress yesterday: https://t.co/IZDOmzOwvZ https://t.co/Wejr2Qz7Vl
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A Coast Guard Sector Juneau boat crew and Capital City and Fire Rescue members medevaced a 58-year-old woman from a… https://t.co/EyxA3EzYIt
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Just a reminder, we're out there all weekend with Alaska State Troopers, Wildlife Troopers, and other state and loc… https://t.co/tfY4FnBDDU
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#USCG opens seasonal Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue, #Alaska! https://t.co/9C8TqQXkCN https://t.co/7TQuDkyPGA
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#USCG medevacs ailing #fisherman near Ketchikan, #Alaska ! https://t.co/u7oRtyBIDa
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#USCG suspends search in Nushagak Bay, #Alaska . https://t.co/fbmnY3h454
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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.