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Mayday call on Tuesday may have been a hoax

...search that began Tuesday afternoon in response to a Mayday call that may have been a hoax. The call received at...information other than the international distress signal "Mayday, Mayday." The Coast Guard launched a rescue boat crew about...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061202/loc_mayday.shtml
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Vessel grounds near Juneau

...reported that five crew members were rescued after their fishing vessel took on water near Juneau. The Coast Guard says it got a mayday call from a crew member aboard the 59-foot fishing vessel Patty J early Saturday about 26 miles southwest of Juneau in Square...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080909/loc_479907148.shtml
Recognition

...Kake, reported an engine room fire growing out of control. Worthington and Darren Manual of Spokane, Wash., broadcast a mayday call and abandoned the 55-foot boat for a life raft. Taku diverted course in 35-knot winds and 10-foot seas to pull the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112110/nei_739556732.shtml
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Fish tender crew recognized for 2012 rescue

...lives to save the lives of others."On Jan. 25, 2012, the crew of the Tuxedni, which was moored in Lazy Bay, heard a mayday call over the VHF radio from the 68-foot fishing vessel Heritage. The Heritage was just four miles away in Alitak Bay but...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-17/fish-tender-crew-recognized-2012-rescue
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Reward is offered for hoaxers

...rescue mariners, is offering a reward for mayday hoaxes that waste their time. Weyhrauch...someone who intentionally sends a false mayday, or distress call, in Southeast Alaska...over part of two days for an apparent mayday near Ketchikan. A man, calling on the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031999/Loc_hoax.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...charity ride across Alaska sent out a mayday Tuesday after running into mixed rain...charity ride across Alaska sent out a mayday Tuesday after running into mixed rain...charity ride across Alaska sent out a mayday Tuesday after running into mixed rain...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082300/Spo_AIDS.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...rescue mariners, is offering a reward for mayday hoaxes that waste their time. Weyhrauch...someone who intentionally sends a false mayday, or distress call, in Southeast Alaska...over part of two days for an apparent mayday near Ketchikan. A man, calling on the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031999/Loc_hoax.shtml
Screaming kids on airplanes: Mayday!

A little late in making those Thanksgiving flight plans? Wondering how you could possibly afford your ticket - that is, without putting a kidney up for sale on craigslist? Good news! You can get a free flight home on Southwest plus a $300 travel voucher. Just do what I plan to - get on a Southwest flight in the next few days, and when it's taking off, shout over and over, "Go, plane, go!" and "I want Daddy! I want Daddy!"

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112509/opi_528826169.shtml
11 people rescued from sinking yacht

...vessel's hull. The U.S. Coast Guard reported receiving a mayday call from the 96-foot Alaskan Song about 8 a.m. today...cutter Liberty, which was only five miles away at the time the mayday was received, responded to the scene and rescued all 11 people...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052401/Loc_SinkingShip.html
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Northwest Digest

...his boat caused him to abandon ship in Stephens Passage. A mayday call reporting a fire aboard the pleasure craft Kittlitz, near...distress, as did the Coast Guard, Law said. "It was a valid mayday call and we responded and that's what we're here for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101306/sta_20061013008.shtml
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