SITKA, ALASKA A Sitka fisherman is facing a possible total loss after his boat was towed out of the harbor and set adrift over the weekend.
The forty-one foot wooden troller Sonray was untied from its berth in Sitka’s ANB harbor sometime between 10PM and 11:30 last Friday night (3-21-08), and towed to sea. The Sonray was located about 12 hours later by state troopers at the Apple Islands, pounding against the beach in heavy swell.
KCAW’s Robert Woolsey talked with the Sonray’s skipper, Eric Robinson, as he surveyed the splintered underside of his boat Monday morning at the Halibut Point Road haul-out:
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