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Fisherman Killed in Accident Aboard F/V Ocean Hunter

A 55-year-old fisherman has died after sustaining internal injuries aboard the F/V Ocean Hunter. The 95-foot trawler is owned by Tacoma based Alaska Weathervane Seafoods, LLC. The vessel had been fishing for cod in the Bering Sea at the time … Continue reading

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ALASKA FISHERMAN SUFFERS HEAD INJURY ABOARD F/V BERING HUNTER

  The Coast Guard has medical evacuated a crewman from the fishing vessel Bering Hunter. The vessel was located approximately 60 miles south-west of Cold Bay. Reports indicate that the crewman fell and suffered a head injury. The Captain of … Continue reading

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COMMERCIAL FISHERMAN LOST IN CALIFORNIA CRAB BOAT ACCIDENT

A commercial fisherman in California has lost his life on Sunday in a crab fishing accident. Two crewmen working on the 47-foot Chief Joseph went overboard in the accident and the captain was able to rescue one of the crewmen … Continue reading

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NINTH CIRCUIT RULES PUNITIVE DAMAGES AVAILABLE TO INJURED SEAMAN AND FISHERMAN

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that injured seaman and fisherman may claim punitive damages under the general maritime law unseaworthiness doctrine. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals is the law that governs the claims for injured seaman … Continue reading

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Injured Fisherman Hospitalized For Arm Laceration Aboard CAPTAIN MARK In Massachusetts

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