Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Blog

Alaska Ranger: Lessons from Coast Guard’s most challenging rescue

–Editor’s Note: The following article has been submitted to gCaptain for re-publication by the Coast Guard Compass, the official blog of the U.S.C.G.– After the rescue of 42 crewmembers from...

January 18, 2011
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Thursday, January 13, 2011
Incidents

Coast Guard releases report on sinking of Alaska Ranger

Photo: A crew member of the Alaska Ranger is taken on board the Coast Guard Cutter Munro. The Alaska Ranger began taking on water 120 miles west of Dutch Harbor...

January 13, 2011
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Sunday, June 22, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

The Coast Guard’s Most Extreme Rescue – Alaska Ranger

In a feature appropriately titled “Worst Case Scenario” Popular Mechanics brings us “The Coast Guard’s Most Extreme Rescue – Alaska Ranger“. They write: “Mayday, mayday, mayday. This is the Alaska...

June 22, 2008
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Saturday, April 19, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Sinking of the Alaska Ranger – Fishing Master vs Captain

The fishing vessel Alaska Ranger, which sank last month west of Dutch Harbor had aboard both a captain and a fishing master. Tragically neither survived the sinking. Some of the...

April 19, 2008
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Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Alaska Ranger – Heroic Rescue

This past weekend the Alaska Ranger, a fishing vessel in the Bering Sea, made a MAYDAY call (audio, transcript) when the vessel began taking on water near it's rudder. A...

March 26, 2008
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