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Coast Guard tows fishing vessel Huntress


October 23, 2003
Thursday - 12:45 am

Ketchikan, Alaska - The Coast Guard received notification that the fishing vessel Huntress was disabled adrift on the east side of Pennock Island in the Tongass Narrows in Southeastern Alaska at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday.

The Huntress was participating in the Southeast shrimp fishery when their engines cut out. The crew of the Huntress suspects the problem was likely caused by contaminated fuel.

Ten minutes after the call was received Coast Guard Station Ketchikan launched their 47-foot rescue boat and crew to tow the 38-foot boat to the Anderes fuel pier in Ketchikan.


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