Coast Guard investigating fishing vessel sinking northwest of Sitka

Coast Guard investigating fishing vessel sinking northwest of Sitka
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is investigating the sinking of the fishing vessel Evening Star northwest of Sitka Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Juneau received report at 7:44 a.m. that the 50-foot Evening Star sank in Slocum Arm 40 miles northwest of Sitka in 300 feet of water with about 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel aboard. The vessel reportedly capsized while pulling in loaded salmon nets. The...

Coast Guard, state agencies monitoring area where fishing vessel Rascal sank

KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Sitka and state agencies are monitoring where the 36-foot fishing vessel Rascal sank near St. Lazaria Island Monday after it reportedly grounded Saturday evening for potential environmental hazards.

Coast Guard rescues Juneau man from Sitka Sound

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka hoisted a 68-year old man from Sitka Sound after his 36-foot fishing vessel Rascal reportedly started taking on water and sank about 9 p.m. Saturday.