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Coast Guard rescues injured freighter crewman off Adak

Coast Guard rescues injured freighter crewman off Adak21-year old Italian man suffered serious injuries

Update: Small plane still missing off Yakutat

Update: Small plane still missing off YakutatOfficials say the search for the missing airplane is being hampered by bad weather and the pilot's lack of an emergency beacon.

Coast Guard lifts hikers off Haines mountain

A Haines woman and her father are safe after spending an unplanned night on Mount Ripinsky.

Eight people rescued after separate sinkings

Eight people rescued after separate sinkingsCrew from Pacific Queen and Coral Sea are reported safe, no injuries

USCG Arctic strategy requires more ice breakers

USCG Arctic strategy requires more ice breakers

The number of ships through the Bering Strait grew 118 percent between 2008 and 2012, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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How the Coast Guard’s ice breaker crushes through 21 feet of solid ice

How the Coast Guard’s ice breaker crushes through 21 feet of solid ice

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The heavy ice breaker Polar Star at the ice edge of the Chukchi Sea north of Wainwright, July 16, 2013. Photo by USCG PO1

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USCG celebrates 223rd birthday

USCG celebrates 223rd birthday

The U.C. Coast Guard heavy ice breaker Polar Star pulled into Juneau’s AJ cruise ship dock on Friday. The ship was open to the public

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Search called off for missing boater, one body found, another man found alive

Aluminum drop bow landing craft reportedly sank near Cape Ommaney Thursday evening

Tragedy and Courage on the Bering Sea

Tragedy and Courage on the Bering Sea

FPV Galaxy on fire in the Bering Sea, Oct. 20, 2002. Courtesy U.S. Coast Guard.

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Valdez boat explosion burns two people

Valdez boat explosion burns two peopleFather and daughter medivacked to Seattle for treatment