NTSB Says Icing Caused Fatal Sinking of FV Destination in Bering Sea

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a marine accident brief and a related safety alert warning mariners of the dangers of icing following the agency’s investigation of the sinking of the fishing vessel Destination in the Bering Sea last February with the loss of all six crew members.  The 110-foot, 196-gross ton, fishing vessel Destination sank in … [Read more...]

Searchers Locate FV Destination Wreck in Bering Sea

Update: NTSB Says Icing Caused Fatal Sinking of FV Destination in Bering Sea Searchers have located that the wreck of the missing fishing vessel Destination which sank in the Bering Sea in February with the loss of all six crew members.  The Destination and its six crew members were lost February 11, 2017, while fishing for Opilio crab (snow crab) northwest … [Read more...]

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...]