Category: Fishing Vessel Accidents

Coast Guard Officer Killed After Smuggling Vessel Rams into Boat Near Santa Cruz Island

Posted in California Maritime News,Fishing Vessel Accidents,Maritime Accidents on December 6, 2012

SANTA CRUZ Calif.– A Coast Guard officer was killed on Sunday morning, Dec. 2, from injuries sustained during a law enforcement operations near Santa Cruz Island, Calif.

Seven Rescued From Sinking Fishing Vessel Off Cape Cod

Posted in Fishing Vessel Accidents,Massachusetts Maritime News on September 25, 2012

According to the USCG crews from the Cutter Seneca assisted seven people aboard a sinking fishing vessel about 150 miles east of Cape Cod, Mass., at approximately 10 p.m. Saturday. Watchstanders from the Sector Southeastern New England Command Center say they received a distress call from the 79-foot F/V Linda at approximately 2:02 p.m. reporting… read more

Fisherman Medevaced Near Columbia River Entrance with Head Injury

Posted in Fishing Vessel Accidents,Washington Maritime News on September 25, 2012

The Coast Guard crews from Sector Columbia River over the weekend were forced to medevac a crew member of a commercial fishing vessel who had suffered a serious head injury while working. According to the Coast Guard report, Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a call at approximately 8:35 p.m. on Friday from the 52-foot… read more

Wreckage of Lady Cecilia Located Off Washington

Posted in Fishing Vessel Accidents,Washington Maritime News on September 10, 2012

The Coast Guard and FDS Marine International, LLC said Monday that they have located the sunken fishing vessel Lady Cecilia approximately 20 miles off Point Ledbetter near Willapa Bay, Wash. The Coast Guard contracted the FDS to locate and examine the wreck of the 70-foot F/V Lady Cecilia using a remote operating vehicle, which discovered… read more

Violation-Stricken Fishing Vessel Refloated In Oregon

Posted in Fishing Vessel Accidents on August 1, 2012

The 45-foot fishing vessel MICHELLE D has been pulled to safety after spending nearly 24 hours stuck in the mud at the mouth of the Skipanon River in Warrenton, OR.

Fishing Vessel Crewman Medically Evacuated After Being Struck By Ship’s Gear

Posted in Fishing Vessel Accidents on June 4, 2012

A 50-year-old man had to be medically evacuated from a fishing vessel operating off the coast of Provincetown over the weekend after being hit in the face with the ship’s gear.  

Three Rescued From Overturned Fishing Vessel in Oregon

Posted in Fishing Vessel Accidents on May 29, 2012

The Coast Guard Tuesday morning rescued three crewmembers from an overturned fishing vessel near Winchester Bay, Ore., Tuesday. According to the Coast Guard report, crews from North Bend, Oregon received a report at approximately 12 a.m. of a fishing vessel, the F/V Aries, that was overdue for its arrival and sent a HH-65 Dolphin helicopter… read more

6 Missing After Fishing Vessel Reportedly Sinks Near Galveston

Posted in Fishing Vessel Accidents,Texas Maritime News on May 21, 2012

Coast Guard crews in Galveston, Texas are searching for 6 crewmembers of a fishing vessel that may have sank near Galveston, TX in Gulf of Mexico early Monday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston said they received a mayday call from the captain of a fishing vessel at approximately 1:15 p.m. reporting that their vessel was… read more

3 Fisherman Medevaced After Ammonia Leak in the Bearing Sea

Posted in Alaska Maritime News,Fishing Vessel Accidents on May 11, 2012

Three crewmembers of a Seattle-based fishing trawler had to be medevaced after being exposed to an ammonia leak while fishing in Alaskan waters Thursday.

Two Employees Drown in Work Boat Accident in Reserve La.

Posted in Barge Accidents,Fishing Vessel Accidents,Louisiana Maritime News,Maritime Accidents,Tug Boat Accidents,US Coast Guard (USCG) on January 5, 2012

RESERVE, La. – Two men were killed on Friday, Dec 30, when their 20 to 25 foot work boat, which was conducting river operations on the Mississippi River, capsized in what’s being called a “fleeting area” for barges.