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Sinking shows how immersion suits work

...recovered, one of his arms was in a position as if he had been tugging at the zipper, according to a statement by a Coast Guard swimmer. The other victim, Rich's father, got into the suit but was caught under the vessel when it capsized, Rich...

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State Briefs

...Wetherell said. The Dark Star's captain had reported that the boat's pumps failed to contain the flooding. A Coast Guard swimmer was lowered from a responding helicopter to help with additional pumps. But that effort failed, and the crew abandoned...

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Alaska Digest

...nearly as impressive in person as we seem to be on film." The film, opening Sept. 15, tells the story about two Coast Guard swimmers who rescue fishermen and boaters from dangerous ocean waters. Costner plays a veteran sent to teach in Kodiak...

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Real-life Coast Guard ready for big-screen attention

...of its physical demands. "I can't stand being behind a desk," he said. Costner, 51, stars as a veteran Coast Guard swimmer who begin teaching after his crew is lost in a crash. Kutcher, 28, plays a rookie. While some of the filming...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...recovered, one of his arms was in a position as if he had been tugging at the zipper, according to a statement by a Coast Guard swimmer. The other victim, Rich's father, got into the suit but was caught under the vessel when it capsized, Rich...

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Rescuers continue search for missing fisherman in sinking

...to 20 feet and winds of nearly 30 mph were reported, Lane said, revising earlier estimates of 8-foot waves. Coast Guard swimmers plucked several crew members - most of whom were able to pull on survival suits - either out of the sea or from...

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