Category: Injured Fishermen

Fishing Boat Sinks in Scituate, MA After Crash With Freighter

Posted in Fishing Vessel Accidents,Injured Fishermen,Massachusetts Maritime News,US Coast Guard (USCG) on February 3, 2011

SCITUATE, MA – A fishing boat sank in Scituate harbor after it collided with a 600-foot cargo ship on Tuesday, January 11, 2011. Scituate is located in Plymouth County, Massachusetts in the southeastern part of the state, about in the 31 miles southeast of Boston.

Seaman Injured After Falling From Barge in Nantuckett, MA

Posted in Barge Accidents,Injured Fishermen,Jones Act,Maritime Law,Massachusetts Maritime News on January 19, 2011

NANTUCKETT, MA. – A seaman employed by Toscana Corporation barge was injured Tuesday, December 18, after being pinned between a barge and Steamboat Wharf and then falling into the freezing water. The incident occurred as workers on the Toscana Corporation barge were attempting to untie the vessel after unloading material at the wharf in rough… read more

Injured Fisherman Rescued Off Oregon Shore by Coast Guard

Posted in Fishing Vessel Accidents,Injured Fishermen,Seattle Maritime News,World Maritime News on September 13, 2010

FLORENCE, ORE. – Mike Saiville, a fisherman who worked aboard the fishing vessel, Ocean Force, was rescued Tuesday, August 31, by the Coast Guard HH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew from Station Newport, Ore., supported by a second HH-65C helicopter crew from Group/Air Station North Bend, Ore. At the time of the rescue, Ocean Force was located… read more