Divers raise F/V’s Kupreanof, Leading Lady – spill contained but oyster sales shut down – Jakolof Bay

Divers were able to raise the sunken fishing vessels, the F/V’s Kupreanof on Saturday and the Leading Lady Monday from Jakolof Bay, some four weeks after the boats went down in 48 inches of heavy snowfall.

But enough fuel spilled in the sensitive oyster farm waters that the Alaska Department of Natural Resources announced today, Wednesday, that all commercial sales of the oysters from this area are shut down. Read more