Tag: Michael Wortman

Stranded troller refloated in week-long salvage effort

A little more than a week after running aground on a stormy beach in Sitka Sound, the Mirage has been refloated. The 52-foot steel-hull troller went ashore in surf and heavy seas last Sunday evening on Low Island, a windswept mound of rock off the coast of Kruzof Island, about 8 miles west of Sitka. Read More

As boats sink, Coast Guard issues warning

The Coast Guard is asking local boat owners to check their vessels after a spate of sinkings this fall. The F/V Skeeter was hauled out of the water on Friday, after it sank at its mooring in Eliason Harbor in early November. It is one of five boats that have gone down in area harbors since August. Read More
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