Tag Archives: F/V Arline

Skipper grounds vessel, gets busted in failed sobriety test, Blows a .115 – Leads to a slight pollution issue.

A Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat- Medium crew towed and safely moored the fishing vessel uscg-logo at the Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes after receiving a report that vessel was aground in the Swinomish Channel Thursday evening.,, Upon boarding the vessel, the Adelie crew suspected the master of the vessel was intoxicated,,, Read the rest here 16:20

British Columbia: American skipper arrested Monday on suspicion of impaired operation of a vessel after his fishing boat ran aground near Kelsey Bay

The 58-foot American F/V Arline was heading south when it ran aground and the two remaining crew members apparently tried to abandon ship. Conditions may have been foggy at the time. The two remaining crew were safely evacuated and the captain was escorted to Campbell River while Coast Guard towed his boat. Awaiting the captain at the docks in Campbell River were Mounties, Canadian Border Services, Transport Canada, and Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Police arrested the captain on suspicion of impaired operation of a motor vessel and dangerous operation of a motor vessel. [email protected] 18:00