USCG to conduct waterborne missions in Petersburg this summer


From June through August, personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Teams and Coast Guard Sector Juneau will be in Petersburg and Wrangell to conduct waterborne missions.

They will be tasked with search and rescue, recreational and commercial vessel safety, and protecting Alaska’s living marine resources.

“Our goal is to provide a Coast Guard safety and law enforcement presence amongst the vital commercial and recreational fishing communities of Petersburg and Wrangell,” said Cmdr. Scott Pierce, the Sector Juneau chief of response.

“Given the upcoming departure of Coast...

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