Sunken Fishing Vessel No Longer Environmental Threat: USCG

Crews work aboard the Aleutian Isle on Sept. 20, 2022. U.S. Coast Guard photo. A commercial fishing vessel that sank in mid-August near Sunset Point off Washington’s San Juan Island, was recovered, defueled and on a salvage barge as of Sept. 21, and no longer posed a significant threat to the environment, the U.S. Coast […]

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Sunken Fishing Vessel Raised Off San Juan Island

Response vessels with vacuum trucks on board at work off the San Juan Islands in Washington state. Image: U.S. Coast Guard. A commercial fishing vessel that sank near Washington’s San Juan Island on Aug. 13, with estimated 2,600 gallons of diesel and oil on board, was successfully lifted to the surface this past week, in […]

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