Coast Guard continues monitoring Ice Maiden response

VALDEZ, Alaska – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Valdez personnel continue to monitor response efforts to the grouding and sinking of the 36-foot fishing vessel Ice Maiden Tuesday as the vessel’s seine net was retrieved and no longer poses a threat to marine life or other boaters. The 124-foot trawler Gladiator was contracted by the owner’s insurance underwriters to retrieve the net. Due...

Coast Guard monitoring response to Fishing Vessel Ice Maiden sinking in Prince William Sound

VALDEZ, Alaska – Personnel from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Valdez responded to the capsizing and sinking of the fishing vessel Ice Maiden near Rocky Point in Prince William Sound Sunday and continue to monitor the response. The 36-foot Ice Maiden capsized at approximately 1 p.m. Sunday while retrieving a net full of salmon. All four of the crewmembers were able to evacuate to the vessel’s...