Salvage of fishing vessel Bergen to resume Tuesday in Bellingham

Fishing%20Boat%20Follow%20(2)Efforts to salvage the wrecked fishing boat Bergen and pull its remains out of Bellingham Bay will resume Tuesday, March 15, according to the Washington State Department of Ecology. Three fishermen were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard early Thursday when the commercial fishing boat broke free from its moorage in a windstorm with gusts of 70 mph. The 52-foot wooden boat hit a seawall south of Seaview Avenue, after drifting about 300 yards to the west. The boat, which was built in 1939 and based in Gig Harbor, had been moored near Bellingham Cold Storage, 2825 Roeder the crew prepared for a three-month trip to Bristol Bay to fish for black cod. Video, Read the rest here 06:50

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