Before dawn on March 23, 2008, the Alaska Ranger ship sank in America's deadliest waters. As 47 souls fought for survival, the Coast Guard launched one of the most daring and dramatic rescues in history.

Inside the Coast Guard's Most Extreme Rescue

Before dawn on March 23, 2008, the Alaska Ranger ship sank in America's deadliest waters. As 47 souls fought for survival, the Coast Guard launched one of the most daring and dramatic rescues in history.

Turkish Coast Guard Command takes delivery of first two (of six) Damen Search and Rescue Vessels

Turkish Coast Guard Command takes delivery of first two (of six) Damen Search and Rescue Vessels

US Coast Guard PH-2 seaplane lands to rescue survivors from U-701 - Navy K-type airship overhead had located survivors and dropped raft and supplies. An Army A-29 had sunk U-701 on 7 July 1942 off Wilmington, NC. This rescue took place on 9 July 1942. (US Navy photo)

US Coast Guard PH-2 seaplane lands to rescue survivors from U-701 - Navy K-type airship overhead had located survivors and dropped raft and supplies. An Army A-29 had sunk U-701 on 7 July 1942 off Wilmington, NC. This rescue took place on 9 July 1942. (US Navy photo)

MA: U.S. Coast Guard rescues child and adult after drifting out to sea

MA: U.S. Coast Guard rescues child and adult after drifting out to sea

Lego City Coast Guard Heavy-duty Rescue Helicopter 60166

Lego City Coast Guard Heavy-duty Rescue Helicopter 60166

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A Coast Guard rescue swimmer is dropped into Grand Traverse Bay during a rescue demonstration at the National Cherry Festival Air Show in Traverse City, Michigan, July 1, 2017. Many of the thousands of people along the waterfront saw the MH-60 helicopter, one of three that are new to Air Station Traverse City, in action for the first time. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Master Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf)

A Coast Guard rescue swimmer is dropped into Grand Traverse Bay during a rescue demonstration at the National Cherry Festival Air Show in Traverse City, Michigan, July 1, 2017. Many of the thousands of people along the waterfront saw the MH-60 helicopter, one of three that are new to Air Station Traverse City, in action for the first time. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Master Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf)

Inside the Coast Guard's rescue swimmer training program

Inside the Coast Guard's rescue swimmer training program

Inside the Coast Guard's rescue swimmer training program - The Daily Nightly

Lego City Coast Guard Heavy-duty Rescue Helicopter 60166

Lego City Coast Guard Heavy-duty Rescue Helicopter 60166

Lego City,Coast Guard,Helicopters

Lego City Coast Guard Heavy-duty Rescue Helicopter 60166

Lego City Coast Guard Heavy-duty Rescue Helicopter 60166

Lego City,Coast Guard,Helicopters

Lego City Coast Guard Heavy-duty Rescue Helicopter 60166

Lego City Coast Guard Heavy-duty Rescue Helicopter 60166

Lego City,Coast Guard,Helicopters

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