Tag: US Coast Guard

Casualty Report: In ’23 Sitka charter tragedy, a swell overwhelmed the Awakin, throwing its master overboard, and its passengers into chaos

The loss of a charter vessel in Sitka Sound one year ago was sudden and catastrophic. An investigative team from the US Coast Guard spent the past twelve months reconstructing the final trip of the Awakin, gathering clues that may shed light on what befell the boat and the five people on board. They shared their conclusions at a town hall meeting in Sitka Thursday night (5-16-24). Read More

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