Joe H. Satko Arriving in Tacoma, Joe was a critical part of the boat's final preparation as he drilled every rib by hand for the hull planking. Amid nationwide publicity, Seattle officials decided to intervene over concern for the vessel's seaworthiness...
One month on, wreck of tugboat Challenger isn't moving anytime soon

...unique case. Across the state are hundreds of derelict boats. In Bethel's Steamboat Slough alone are dozens of decaying hulls. DNR is in charge of what happens on state lands - in the Challenger's case, it's the land at the bottom of Gastineau...
Arson: A hard crime to identify and solve

...Waters found suspicious the pattern that flames followed in Tesoro's records room on the second floor. Burned-out boat hulls was all that was left after Juneau firefighters battled a fire that completely destroyed Channel Marine. BRIAN WALLACE / EMPIRE...
Solstice week on the water and R2AK updates

...breaking Team Kohara's catamaran out from under them. Hatch cover gone, portholes blown out, one of four points that hold the hulls together cracked and trying to part. Then things began to go wrong. Kohara sailed into the Gateway City just before midnight...
Late-night fire burns the heart out of Harri Commercial Marine on Egan Drive

...revealing charred shelving.Several boats within the yard appeared undamaged at first look, but closer examination showed their hulls had rippled and bubbled under the heat of the fire.An exact toll of the damage was not available by midnight.Rain fell throughout...
Coast Guard invades Juneau for 'roundup' to everyone at the same time and we have the dive team coming up from California to verify and do minor maintenance on the hulls of all of the ships."The Coast Guard has booked Centennial Hall for Monday and Tuesday, with hundreds of active-duty Coast...
Cards of appreciation sought for Bea and Lawton Hull

My parents Bea and Lawton "Chic" Hull taught school in Juneau from 1967-1981 when they retired to Washington...kind word would be much appreciated. Cards can be sent to Patricia Hull 6395 N. Douglas Hwy Juneau, AK 99801 and I'll hand-deliver...
Hull damage forces Shell Arctic support ship back to dock

...Shell off the northern coast of Alaska was forced to return to dock after a hole more than three feet long was discovered in its hull, the company said Tuesday.It was unclear if the mishap would delay Shell's plan for drilling this summer.The crew of the...
Letters: Win-win scenarios 'still not out of style'

...expanded, our boats were being put at considerable risk. Logic dictated that it would only be a matter of time before one or more hulls would be cracked and/or shattered at great expense to the owner(s). That concern was shared with Dave Borg (Juneau's...
My Turn: The Katzehin ferries - design by politics

...more important questions are about the hull and engine designs. In the Draft Design...they focused on vessels with displacement hulls which are most efficient at normal service...route, would they have found catamaran hulls to be the better design option? And given...


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