Break Up of DV North Pacific Pending

The rusting hull of the former fishing vessel North Pacific is aground near the west-end launch ramps, awaiting dismantling. Homer Council member Heath Smith asked City Manager Rob Dumouchel about the boat’s situation at last week’s city council meeting. “The derelict vessel will be there for some time. It’d going to be there for the summer and dismantled,”,,, Dumouchel added that the method salvagers used to ground vessels reached its limit in rolling the North Pacific ashore. >click to read<  Ports across Alaska are home to a ghost fleet of derelict vessels. Many are abandoned, left to rot dockside, to become hazards to the environment or navigation. >click to read<  13:08

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