Tag Archives: Vessel

Murder on Fishing Vessel, Crewmember in Custody

Photo by Marc Piché courtesy of Shipspotter.com One crewmember is dead, a second wounded, and a third has been arrested after a brutal attack aboard the F/V CAPT BILLY HAVER, an 82-foot fishing trawler based in Virginia. 27-year-old Franklin Freddy … Continue reading

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Mechanical Problems Leads Cruise Vessel to Drift, Hit Boat in Boston Harbor

A man had to jump from sailboat to sailboat to avoid the danger of a powerless cruise vessel in Boston Harbor. Fortunately, the man was unharmed. See video here from KCRA 3 in Boston: Image credit: KCRA 3     … 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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FATE OF STATE OF THE ART ALASKA FISHING VESSEL BUILT BY FISHERMEN’S FINEST REMAINS UNDECIDED

Fishermen Finest choose to build their new 265-foot catcher processor in local American Shipyard, Dakota Creek. The 265-foot vessel carried a price tag of 75 million dollars and the vessel was the newest and largest catcher processor to be built … Continue reading

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ALASKA RANGER ASSISTANT ENGINEER CHANGES STORY ABOUT THE CAUSE OF THE VESSEL SINKING

The Alaska Ranger sank in the Bering Sea on March 23, 2008 resulting in one of the Coast Guard’s most extensive investigations into the cause of a sinking of a commercial fishing vessel. Owned by the Fishing Company of Alaska … Continue reading

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