Tag Archives: (F/V Neptune)

F/V Neptune: Home again at Stonington Town Dock

neptune, mending, jan 13,2015Stonington – Co-captains Alan Chaplaski and Gary Farrell mended and cleaned fishing nets aboard the fishing trawler Neptune Tuesday after two days at sea in search of fluke, squid and whiting. It was very cold yesterday. The task of mending cannot be done wearing gloves. I’ve tried! These are very rugged men, these fishermen from New England. Purchase this photo here. 09:23

Stonington’s Neptune, old but reliable, coaxes a living from the sea – Photo gallery

neptuneSTONINGTON — Neptune lumbers into port a bit late, her hold not quite as full of fish as some other days, her winches and outriggers a bit arthritic with rust. But cut her a break: she’s the oldest boat in the Stonington fleet. “She was built in 1967 by Luther Blount of Blount Marine,” says her captain, Alan Chaplaski. Read more here 04:58

76-foot F/V Neptune sinking, fuel spill in Haines, Alaska – Coast Guard responds

uscg-logoWatchstanders at Sector Juneau received a report from the Haines harbormaster of the sunken vessel early Saturday.  The harbormaster reported the vessel was discharging fuel and that boom had been placed around the vessel to contain the spill. [email protected]  19:34

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel aground near Kodiak (F/V Neptune)

Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received a report at 1:40 a.m. from the Neptune crew stating they ran aground and were taking on water. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast for assistance from any nearby mariners and requested the launch of the helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak.  Read more