Lone Star tow operations underway near Dillingham, Alaska

Lone Star tow operations underway near Dillingham, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Salvage crews began tow operations for the fishing vessel Lone Star near Dillingham, Wednesday. The crew of the tug Double Eagle, with assistance from the crew of the support vessel Western Viking, will tow the Lone Star to Dutch Harbor where its owner will determine whether or not to scrap the vessel. Resolve-Magone Marine Services salvage crews attach chains to the fishing...

Progress made in Lone Star recovery near Dillingham, Alaska

Progress made in Lone Star recovery near Dillingham, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska − Salvage crews successfully moved the partially submerged fishing vessel Lone Star toward shallow water in the Igushik River near Dillingham, Monday. The Coast Guard has monitored the progress of the salvage effort since the vessel capsized in the river June 30. A pair of cranes were used to attach chains to the bow and stern sections of the vessel and move it toward the east...

Interagency efforts continue for Lone Star response near Dillingham

Interagency efforts continue for Lone Star response near Dillingham
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Department of the Interior and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation continued working with salvage crews and the owner of the Lone Star to remove the sunken vessel from the Igushik River near Dillingham, Alaska, Friday. Poor daytime weather and equipment delays slowed efforts to cap the Lone Star’s fuel vents,...

Coast Guard responding to partially submerged vessel near Dillingham, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to the sinking of a fishing vessel near the mouth of the Igushik River, Sunday. The Coast Guard is deploying personnel and assets to the site of the overturned 78-foot fishing vessel Lone Star to assess the situation and work with the owner to minimize the threat of pollution to the environment. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has conducted an...