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Work to salvage F/V Denise begins

The commercial fishing boat “Denise” ran aground on Friday evening (May 29) and has since passed the rock barrier, due to the ocean’s tides and current, to lodge itself firmly in the sand below the bluffs adjacent to the 18th hole on Half Moon Bay Golf Links’ Ocean Course. Sidney Woods, Denise’s owner and captain, was on hand as work began. He had removed personal items and fishing hooks the day before, but lamented that he was precluded from dismantling and saving parts of the boat that could be salvaged. “But it’s a 1946 boat, and I’d like to at least have the wheel.” Read the rest here 10:53

Coast Guard responds to grounded fishing vessel near Half Moon Bay

f v  denise aground half moon bayCommand Center watchstanders were notified at 11:22 p.m. Friday from a 50-foot commercial fishing vessel that had run aground near Half Moon Bay seven miles south of Pillar Point Harbor. The 50-foot vessel identified through FN inquiry is F/V Denise. Parker Diving Service fully removed all fuel from the fishing vessel before they and Coast Guard personnel departed the scene. The vessel owner is coordinating with NOAA for the vessel’s salvage and removal from the National Marine Sanctuary. Read the rest here  10:06