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Why the Bertholf matters to Alaska

...was the Hamilton class cutter Rush that provided seaborne and airborne command and control. When the fishing vessel Alaska Ranger sank far out in the Aleutians in 2008, it was the Hamilton class cutter Munro that responded and rescued 20 of 42...
NTSB releasing report on Alaska Ranger sinking

...will announce the probable cause of the sinking of the Alaska Ranger at a meeting Wednesday in Washington, D.C. The Seattle-based...controllable-pitch propellers review the controls. Survivors of the Alaska Ranger said the 200-foot ship started going in reverse after...
Officials: Rudder blamed in Alaska fishing vessel sinking

...the incident is unknown. The Alaska Ranger sank in March 2008 in the Bering...treacherous fisheries. Besides the Alaska Ranger, seven people died when the Seattle-owned...Alaska's Aleutian Islands. The Alaska Ranger, owned by the Seattle-based...
Bering crab season off to smooth start

...something does happen, we can respond a lot faster." That was the case on March 23, 2008, when the fishing vessel Alaska Ranger sank in the Bering Sea. Five people died when the Ranger sank 120 miles west of Dutch Harbor, but 42 others were...
Coast Guard faults owner, rules in sinking

...commensurate with risk." The 189-foot Alaska Ranger sank March 23, 2008, about 130...The report concludes the Alaska Ranger's owner, Seattle-based such as the 35-year-old Alaska Ranger into compliance with more stringent...
NTSB to release documents from Alaska Ranger probe

...Transportation Safety Board plans to release information Friday about the sinking of a fishing trawler in the Bering Sea. The Alaska Ranger sank March 23, 2008, killing five of the 47 crewmen. The NTSB said the information includes exhibits, interview...
NTSB posts Alaska Ranger documents

...has posted on its Web site more than 7,000 pages of documents related to its investigation of the sinking of the Alaska Ranger. The documents are factual in nature and draw no conclusion to the March 23, 2008, sinking of the Seattle-based...
Coast Guard honors sunken ship rescuers

...Guard crew members involved in the rescue of the Alaska Ranger crew will be honored this week in Kodiak. The...Medals for saving 20 of the 47 crew members of the Alaska Ranger. The Alaska Ranger's sister ship, Alaska Warrior, saved 22 people...
Palin, Stevens keep Alaska in spotlight in '08

...The two were later reinstated. On Easter Sunday, a familiar tragedy played out in the Bering Sea. The 200-foot Alaska Ranger sank after the fishing vessel lost power and then went into reverse. Five of the 47 crewmen died. Six months later...
Alaska editorial: Remember safety on Alaska waters

...Clarion: Bad news on the water in the last couple of weeks has left the Coast Guard busy and a few people shaky. The Alaska Ranger was on its way to mackerel grounds in the Bering Sea when it began taking on water Sunday in rough water. The vessel...


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