Coast Guardsman saves lives on and off duty in Alaska

  Ken Lawrenson, the Coast Guard 17th District commercial fishing vessel safety coordinator and a volunteer firefighter with Juneau’s Capital City Fire/Rescue, responded to the largest fire of his career at the Gastineau Apartments in downtown Juneau, Alaska, Monday. Lawrenson […]


Deck Watch: Coast Guardsman saves lives on and off duty in Alaska

  In this week’s Deck Watch, Ken Lawrenson, the Coast Guard 17th District commercial fishing vessel safety coordinator and a volunteer firefighter with Juneau’s Capital City Fire/Rescue, describes his response to the largest fire of his career at the Gastineau […]


KODIAK, Alaska - Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Frank, a marine science technician with Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak, reviews the expiration date on an emergency positioning indicating radio beacon on the fishing vessel Silver Spray to help inform the vessel's captain Bill Prout Sept. 28, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.

No one’s life is worth a fish

Coast Guard District 17 Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Coordinator sets safety goals for 2012. To find out more about his goals click the link above.