Coast Guard postpones public hearing into the loss of F/V Scandies Rose

Coast Guard postpones public hearing into the loss of F/V Scandies Rose
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard has postponed the public hearing, part of the larger investigation into circumstances surrounding the sinking of the commercial fishing vessel (F/V) Scandies Rose and the loss of five of its seven crewmembers. The hearing was scheduled to take place in Seattle September 8-18, 2020. The decision to delay the public hearing was made to protect the health of the investigative...

Coast Guard convenes Marine Board of Investigation into loss of F/V Scandies Rose

Coast Guard convenes Marine Board of Investigation into loss of F/V Scandies Rose
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard has convened a Marine Board of Investigation into the loss of F/V Scandies Rose and five of its seven crewmembers. A Marine Board of Investigation is the highest level of investigation in the Coast Guard. Upon completion of the investigation, the Board will issue a report to the commandant with the evidence collected, the facts established and its conclusions and...

Coast Guard suspends search for 5 missing fishermen near Sutwik Island

Coast Guard suspends search for 5 missing fishermen near Sutwik Island
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at 6:08 p.m. for five missing fishermen in the waters near Sutwik Island, Alaska. The search spanned over 20 hours, 1,400 square miles and included the following assets: 4 MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews 2 HC-130 Hercules airplane crews Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard searching for survivors after boat sinks near Sutwik Island

Coast Guard searching for survivors after boat sinks near Sutwik Island
Coast Guard Cutter Mellon file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews are searching for five people in the water Wednesday after their boat sank near Sutwik Island, Alaska. The 130-foot crab fishing vessel Scandies Rose, homeported in Dutch Harbor, sank at approximately 10 p.m. Tuesday with seven crew members aboard. Two survivors were rescued, five crew members are still missing. The vessel’s...