Search Suspended for Six Missing Crew of F/V Destination in Bering Sea

Update 2: NTSB Says Icing Caused Fatal Sinking of FV Destination in Bering Sea Update 1: Searchers Locate FV Destination Wreck in Bering Sea The U.S. Coast Guard has suspend the search for the six missing crew members of the crab fishing vessel Destination, which is believed to have sunk Saturday in the Bering Sea amid snow and freezing temperatures. The … [Read more...]

WATCH: Fishing Vessel Battles Chetco River Bar (Nearly Loses)

Check out this amazing video posted to facebook showing an inbound fishing vessel crossing the Chetco River (Brooking) bar near Brooking, Oregon. The footage is grainy but if you watch and listen closely it's easy to see what's happening. According to the person narrating, the video shows the 24-meter dungeness crab vessel F/V Pacific Hooker battle a strong … [Read more...]

Weather Hampers Search for Survivors from Sunken Fishing Trawler

SEOUL, Dec 2 (Reuters) - More than 50 people remain missing a day after a South Korean fishing vessel sank in the Bering Sea off the coast of Russia's far eastern Chukotka region as severe weather conditions hampered a rescue operation, officials said on Tuesday. Eight people - a Russian official, a South Korean crew member, three Filipinos and three Indonesians - have been … [Read more...]