This one is a must read.

Between 1992 and 2007, a staggering 1903 American commercial fishing vessels sank, according to a comprehensive Coast Guard report. As a direct result, 507 people died, accounting for more than half of the 934 commercial fishing deaths during that 16-year period. Most of the remaining fatalities were due to falls overboard or a variety of grisly equipment-related accidents.

via Commercial Fishing Safety – Deadliest Job in America – Popular Mechanics.


Written by JuneauTek

Commercial Fishing Along The Pacific West Coast

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