The 65 foot long, 104 gt fishing vessel Fate Hunter went aground near Shoup Bay, Valdez, Alaska. The crew sent out a distress call reporting the vessel had gone aground with four people on board. The nearby fishing vessel Akemi responded and safely transported the crew of the Fate Hunter to Valdez. No reports of injuries or damage to the vessel. The Coast Guard and state authorities are monitoring the vessel for pollution. The Fate Hunter had 1,500 gallons of diesel fuel and 150,000 pounds of fish on board.
- Coast Guard, State of Alaska monitoring grounding near Shoup Bay, Alaska (uscgnews.com)
- Fishing Tender ‘Fate Hunter’ Runs Aground Near Valdez (alaskapublic.org)