Coast Guard Continues Recovery Efforts for Sunken Landing Craft

JUNEAU, Alaska — Recovery efforts continue following the capsizing and sinking of the landing craft, Saltery Privider, in Saltery Cove early Monday. The landing craft sank in 30 feet of water, approximately 20 feet from shore. A fuel truck that was located on the deck of the vessel is currently floating free, but remains tangled in the Saltery Provicer’s cargo boom. Alaska Commercial Divers...

Landing Craft Capsizes with Oil Truck Onboard, Coast Guard Responds

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard received a report that the 52-foot uninspected landing craft Saltery Provider which was at anchor with an oil truck took on water and capsized in Saltery Cove, today at 6 a.m. The vessel has on board approximately 3,500 gallons of diesel while the tank truck contains approximately 2,500 gallons of diesel. Coast Guard Station Ketchikan arrived on scene at 9 a.m....