Four crew-members safe as Homer Seiner remains capsized off Alaska Peninsula

coast guardFour crew-members escaped safely when their fishing boat rolled over near the Alaska Peninsula on Friday. “So just before 8 p.m. this past Friday, our district watch standers received an EPIRB alert of a 41-foot fishing vessel, Carmelina, located approximately 35 nautical miles west of Kodiak Island,” said U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Kelly Parker in Kodiak. “The vessel had capsized with four people on board. The crew of the good Samaritan vessel Spartan recovered all four people from the Carmelina, and all survivors were reported in good condition.” The Carmelina is owned by Willie Creamer of Homer, according to the state’s commercial fisheries database. Parker said the Carmelina remains capsized, with its seine net anchoring it to some rocks in Jute Bay. Read the rest here 21:53

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