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Seiner sinks in Eastern Channel

122Last Wednesday (09-02-15), F/V Pacific Venture sank in the vicinity of the Twins Island. Over the weekend, Marine Safety Detachment in Sitka says 500 gallons of fuel were removed and that the vessel is "stable." Salvage operations are expected to begin on Wednesday (09-09-15).

U.S. Coast Guard conducting at-sea safety checks

boats2The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Naushon terminated the voyage of a fishing vessel near Sitka on Friday after finding several safety problems on board. The Naushon was on a routine patrol in the area.