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Jury: Majestic Blue Fisheries LLC liable for captain’s death

A federal jury Monday determined that the owner of a fishing vessel that sank after taking on water in calm seas and good weather, killing its captain, is responsible for the man’s death. As a result, the jury awarded the captain’s widow, Amy Hill, more than $3.2 million, according to a judgment filed in the District Court of Guam. The jury determined that the captain’s death was the result of negligence by the vessel’s owner, Majestic Blue Fisheries LLC. That company, according to court documents, is owned by the parent company of StarKist. Read the rest here 17:10