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F/V TUXEDNI Crew Awarded Gold Life Saving Medals for Rescue of F/V HERITAGE Crew

Early on January 25, 2012, the seven-person crew of F/V HERITAGE placed a distress call as their vessel sank in rough seas off Kodiak, AK. The Coast Guard picked up two of the HERITAGE crew from the water by helicopter, as Seattle-based F/V TUXEDNI crew picked up the other five from their life raft.

F/V FOXY LADY II Wreck Located Off Massachusetts Coast

Back on December 17, 2012, 45-foot, Gloucester-based scalloping vessel FOXY LADY II and her two-man crew were reported overdue from fishing off the coast of Massachusetts. FOXY LADY II was not located, and the Coast Guard sea and air search at that time eventually had to be suspended.

Tall Ship BOUNTY Sinks Off Coast of North Carolina; Two Missing

This morning, with Hurricane Sandy quickly approaching, Coast Guard rescuers airlifted fourteen of the sixteen people who had been aboard 180-foot, three-masted, tall ship BOUNTY from their life rafts to safely. Two people are still missing.

Boat Sinks in American Lake, WA - One Brother Survives, But the Other Does Not

On Tuesday, October 9, two brothers went out on American Lake near Lakewood, WA, to test drive what witnesses say was an older Bayliner with an inboard/outboard motor. One of the brothers was thinking of buying this boat.

Sunken F/V WESTERN FLYER Leaks Oil in Swinomish Channel near Mount Vernon, WA

On Monday, September 24, the Washington Department of Ecology and the Coast Guard responded to a report that 71-foot wooden hulled F/V WESTERN FLYER, built in 1937, had sunk with a possible 750 gallons of fuel in the northern part of the Swinomish Channel near the Twin Bridge Marina and was causing noticeable oil sheen above the vessel, with some of it spreading southward down the channel.

HORIEI MARU Sinks After Collision with NIKKEI TIGER off Japan; Thirteen Fishermen Missing

Before dawn on Monday morning (Japan local time), while the crew of F/V HORIEI MARU were sleeping, HORIEI MARU and cargo ship M/V NIKKEI TIGER collided. This happened about 560 miles into the Pacific off Miyagi Prefecture, which is roughly 190 miles north of Tokyo.

F/V MOONLIGHT MAID SINKS In Resurrection Bay, Alaska - CREW SURVIVES

F/V MOONLIGHT MAID sank the night of September 20 in Resurrection Bay. Wooden hulled, 110-foot MOONLIGHT MAID was once a World War II sub chaser, SC 536, serving in the South Pacific. After the war, she was sold and used for fishing.

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