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Report: Probe points to ferry's top officers

...a navigational marker and onto Cozian Reef last week, the Coast Guard has...from Angoon to Sitka, it ran into Cozian Reef at 14 to 15 knots, Buchsbaum said...aid marking the proper route past Cozian Reef and passed on the wrong side...
Were ferry firings fair?

On behalf of the deck officers who were in command of the M/V LeConte when it grounded on Cozian reef on the morning of May 10, 2004, I want the citizens of Alaska and the traveling public to know that the captain and chief mate...
Ferry floats free at last

...making its way to Ketchikan Monday, Alaska Marine Highway officials said evidence indicates human error stuck it on Cozian Reef a week earlier. "It ran headlong into a reef," and the point was well marked on the charts, said Nona Wilson...
State ferry LeConte to go back on line after expensive repairs to repair damage when the vessel was grounded on Cozian Reef in Peril Strait. The LeConte left Ketchikan at about...maintenance on the vessel. The LeConte ran aground on Cozian Reef in Peril Strait on May 10. After salvagers refloated...
State fires two for grounding ferry

...they were at fault for grounding the state ferry on the Cozian Reef on May 10. Capt. Harvey Williamson and Chief Mate William...navigational aid - a nautical warning sign - and onto Cozian Reef at a cruising speed of about 14 to 15 knots. The reports...
LeConte may be out 3 months the ferry LeConte, which appears to be out of service for at least three months more. The LeConte ran aground on Cozian Reef while traveling to Sitka on May 10. It arrived 10 days later at the state-owned maintenance shipyard in Ketchikan...
Battered LeConte

...Ketchikan. Miller was marking the vessel's internal framing while the ship is undergoing repairs. The ferry struck Cozian Reef in Peril Strait on May 10, creating gashes 30 to 40 feet long on each side of the vessel.
Northwest Digest

...during sea trials this week. The LeConte hasn't completed any Alaska Marine Highway runs since it ran aground on Cozian Reef on a trip between Angoon and Sitka. The grounding tore gashes on both sides of the hull. In June, state officials...
Vehicles will be pulled off LeConte

...stored near the center of the ship, where it poses little environmental risk, he said. The ferry has been stuck on Cozian Reef, about 30 miles north of Sitka, since it ran aground Monday morning during an Alaska Marine Highway System run between...
LeConte repairs to be worked out in Ketchikan

...three-day trip, air bubbles under the ferry's bow kept water out. The Alaska Marine Highway ferry was grounded May 10 on Cozian Reef, about 30 miles north of Sitka. This week, marine highway officials and Coast Guard investigators attributed the...


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