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The forgotten battle for Alaska

...Guinea and the Solomon islands the Japanese fleet ran into an American carrier task force, which became the Battle of Coral Sea. The Japanese lost the light carrier Shoho, the carrier Shokaku was badly damaged and dive bomber/torpedo plane formations...
CG investigates 2 grounded fishing vessels

...morning, around 4:30 a.m., the Coral Sea ran aground near Gourd Island, southwest...flyover, the tide had come in and the Coral Sea was completely submerged."There were no reports of pollution with the Coral Sea," Klingenberg said. "(The Coast...
New management at local ocean conservation group

...headquarters in Juneau one year later.In Alaska the non-profit works on issues such as the conservation of Aleutian corals, sea lions and as a watchdog of Pacific trawling and Arctic oil exploration.Oceana has offices in North, South and Central...
World War II veterans reunite

...prepared me well for jobs as school superintendent and mayor" in Juneau. The Portland was part of battles including the Coral Sea, Midway, Okinawa and Corregidor and was designated by Admiral Chester Nimitz to accept the surrender of all Japanese...
Library offers DVDs for all ages

...fascinating information. Each volume is dedicated to different parts of the ocean: tidal seas, coasts, seasonal seas, coral seas, open ocean and frozen seas. Don't miss seeing the undersea "lake" (in the deep ocean volume). "Lumumba" Patrice...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...War II vet remembers battle of the Coral Sea Juneau man among the survivors of...worst parts of the Battle of the Coral Sea for Nello Long. Most unnerving was...1942, when it went down in the Coral Sea. He recently relived the memory...
Alaska Digest

...was aiming," he said. It wasn't the first interaction Curtiss has had with a sea lion. Last year on his boat, the Coral Sea, Curtiss was baiting halibut gear and a sea lion jumped up. "Luckily I was facing him and I got out of the way or he...
From his own kidney to long hours, Jackson renders service

...standing on the sidelines would accomplish nothing. Jackson served three tours of duty on the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier Coral Sea during the Vietnam War. His intelligence tests were so striking he was encouraged to attend officer training school...
World War II vet remembers battle of the Coral Sea

...worst parts of the Battle of the Coral Sea for Nello Long. Most unnerving was...1942, when it went down in the Coral Sea. He recently relived the memory...Lexington before the Battle of the Coral Sea. He was a gunner's mate, responsible...
Obituaries Arizona and joined the Navy in 1940. He was a Chief Gunner's Mate aboard the USS Lexington during the Battle of Coral Sea in 1942. He abandoned ship with the crew before the Lexington sank after it was torpedoed. He served in the Navy until...


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