PETERSBURG-AK 2010-08-27 The 61-foot salmon tender Emily Jane sank in shallow water at the north end of the Wrangell Narrows outside Petersburg early Friday morning.The vessel reportedly struck an ice berg, according to a US Coast Guard press release. The three people on board were rescued by a good-samaritan vessel.

via KFSK – Public Radio in Petersburg, Alaska – Local News.

Update:  9/28/2010

On a quick stop through Petersburg, I recognized the Emily Jane at the Petersburg Shipwright.  It appeared the damaged was mostly to the port bow area.


Written by JuneauTek

Commercial Fishing Along The Pacific West Coast

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s