Three Fatalities Mark This Year’s Bristol Bay Season
SEAFOODNEWS.COM[SeafoodNews] by Peggy Parker - July 26, 2018
In a tragic end to this year's Bristol Bay salmon season, three fishermen have fallen overboard and drowned, all in the past week.
On Thursday July 19, 25-year-old Grant Hildreth Jr. fell overboard from the 190-foot F/V Cape Greig in Ugashik Bay. A Coast Guard Hercules and a helicopter crew and nine good Samaritan vessels searching a total of 13-square miles along the Ugashik Bay shoreline and up the river failed to locate Hildreth.
Alaska State Troopers say crew ...
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