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Alaska Fisherman Suffers Head Injury Aboard F/V Devotion

A 51 year old commercial fisherman has been airlifted from the F/V Devotion 34 miles southwest of Cordova. The vessel called for medical assistance after the crewman suffered a head injury and fell.  The on duty Coast Guard flight surgeon … Continue reading

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Zena D fisherman safely Medevaced

Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a fisherman from a commercial fishing vessel, Zena D, 100 miles out from Pacific City, Oregon, at 7:15am Tuesday morning. The 37-year-old male reportedly experienced difficulty breathing and numbness in extremities, and was transferred to … Continue reading

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Search Suspended for F/V CAPE GREIG Fisherman

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a fisherman who fell overboard in Ugashik Bay, 190 miles west of Kodiak, Alaska. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 17th District Command Center received an urgent marine information broadcast on Thursday, July … Continue reading

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COMMERCIAL CRAB FISHERMAN DIES WHEN VESSEL SINKS IN WILLAPA BAY

Reports have now confirmed Kevin Soule has died in a tragic crab fishing accident on Willapa Bay.  Soule was reported missing by his wife, Heather, on May 19thwhen he did not return home from crab fishing as scheduled. Soule was reportedly … Continue reading

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Deceased fisherman found aboard sunken Kelli J

Divers found the missing skipper inside the sunken vessel, the Kelli J, prior to it being refloated by contractors in Willapa Bay, Friday. The vessel is being taken to the Nachotta marina with the owner’s insurance company coordinating the remaining … Continue reading

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