On April 21, the 82 foot long fishing vessel Northern Pride caught fire off Kodiak Island, Alaska. The vessel was proceeding to Seward when it caught fire off Marmot Island. The three crew were unable to contain the fire and abandoned ship. The Northern Pride later capsized and was believed sunk. On May 7, the overturn hull of the Norther Pride washed ashore along the coastline of Katmai National Park in the Shelikof Strait. The Coast Guard spotted the overturn hull and reported an oil sheen around the wreck. A salvage company was hired to recovered and remove the hull.
- Fishing vessel runs aground in Katmai National Park (washingtontimes.com)